I'm so excited with the direction that the business is taking. I'm slowly but surely building up a client base. I'm starting to realize that all those far off dreams may be closer than I think.
Back in March, when I was all nervous about opening an Etsy shop, I had this dream of being able to either have my own show at a gallery, or to be able to have a booth at an expo/craft show/etc. I never thought that I would be able to do BOTH of those things.
But now that I've registered for my first Festival, only a 5 months after my dreams were merely that - dreams, I'm wondering if I can pull it off.
I've jumped into it. Up until this point I've only been using what I've been making to fuel the business. This is the first time I'm actually going to be investing some of our own money into the company up front. There are all sorts of things I need for a festival, specifically I need prints. Printed. Assembled. For Sale. Not only that, but I'm also going to be promoting my portrait sessions, so I need pamphlets, a portfolio, business cards, a mailing list, a slideshow, etc etc etc.
I'm getting my feet wet and it is dangerous. I have high hopes for the future, and I'm starting to dream BIG. Why not? It is hard to move forward and grow if you don't take a chance and put yourself out there. Time to take a risk!