Lately, I have been unable to think of anything but the day when I will be able to open my own business.
It has been a dream of mine FOREVER. Those who know me best know that I would be happiest to be my own boss, able to create my own hours, and still make it to those important family events. Owning my own design business is a high priority to me. I am working on my business concept, trying to find a location, and creating a plan of how to make this amazing dream come true. It’s hard not to get excited about the future when I start the planning process. I know that this is not going to happen overnight, and I know that it’s going to take time. However, I know that Jeb and I both want this, and we are both business-minded. With him by my side, I really do feel like we can conquer the world.
A Creative Jump-Start
Instead of coffee, most anything related to design is my ‘caffeine.’
The past several mornings, the equivalent of a shot of espresso for me has been time spent on Houzz.com, ordering fabrics from Lee Industries, and playing around with this amazing FREE design tool I found online. Thanks to Homestyler, I have been having a great time virtually planning my showroom!!
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In case you haven’t figured it out, I am crazy, wildly, passionate about design.
I pour my heart into my designs. I love the psychology of it; the challenge. You have to get inside your client’s head, help them discover what they want, and then bring those dreams to life.
Sometimes I can’t believe it. People respect my opinions so much so that they will let me TELL THEM what to do in their house. I don’t live there, and I definitely believe that their opinions are more important than anything I think or say. I feel so inadequate sometimes, and I’m usually just hoping that I don’t mess it up. It’s a pretty big responsibility, but it’s awesome to know that you can truly make a difference in someone’s life.
I hope that in my future, I am holding a set of keys to my own Design Center.
For now, I am so thankful for the opportunity to keep doing my thing!
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By the way, I think you’ll be seeing a lot more color in my posts. With all of the dreary weather we’ve been having, I think we could use an infusion of color!!