I hope you all had a fantastic week! Fortunately, I wrapped up a very exciting two week project which left just enough time for some Friday self reflection. I started sifting through the archives on my
When I look at this luggage tag icon, not only do I see how far I've come stylistically, but I'm reminded of the thrill I experienced joining the bloglovin' community. I remember discovering Danny Roberts' blog Igor + Andre and realizing the power, the magnitude, of starting your own blog. I never dreamed that my words would connect with people in such a meaningful way; that my fears could be stifled by complete strangers rooting for me from behind a computer screen.
To say that starting my blog changed my life is a bit of an understatement. I overcame so many personal and professional hurtles just by taking the leap and putting my voice, my portfolio, out there. I feel so lucky to have blog readers write me and ask for advice. So often they ask how I got started. And the truth is, at 25, I decided to stop thinking and start doing. Like anything in life, you learn as you go. Fortune favours the bold, so stop standing in your way, and start making moves.
Clearly I'm no blog expert. I'm not a superstar illustrator or some sort of anomaly. I'm just a girl who takes risks and isn't afraid to share parts of my world (the good, the bad, and the sometimes ugly). I guess what I'm trying to get across in this post is that you never know when or where you'll find your greatest passion. Bloglovin' helped to put my blog on the radar and make me realize a world of possibilities, a community of like minded, and inspiring individuals.
Maybe take a moment this weekend to think about some things you've always wanted to do but never believed you could do. And know first hand, through me, that nothing is impossible.