7.20.2010

Busy Bee

Lately I feel like I'm going a million miles an hour with no break.  I know I am over exaggerating, but sometimes I just want to be able to press a pause button on my life so I can catch my breath.


The above picture is what I have been knee deep in for the last 7 weeks, my drawing for Interior Decorators class.   I LOVE it! 

I am learning so much and I can't wait to learn more.  Going back to school now feels so different from when I was an undergrad.  I am paying attention to every, single, word the teacher is saying and I actually love going to class.

So while I am feeling like I'm treading water just to stay afloat, it is a good thing for now because I know my hard work will pay off soon.

Please bear with me while I am busy juggling 100 balls and trying not to let any of them fall.

PS- thank you for all your kind words yesterday, I really feel so lucky to have so many great blog friends and readers!!

29 comments:

Rachel @ La Bella Bungalow said...

That is so exciting! I'm going back to school in the fall too to get some formal interior design training under my belt. I also thought it would be great to be around some like minded people in my area. I can't wait! And I'm looking forward to seeing some of your work!

Rachel
xoxo

Stephanie Sabbe said...

thursday!

Starfish and Sundresses said...

How exciting! I'd love to take courses in interior design. Make sure you find some time to relax :) xx

Deanna (Silly Goose Farm) said...

Hey girl, I hear ya. Something I tried to do when I feel that way (which is pretty much everyday) is spend 5-15 minutes in the hammock (or on the couch in inclimate weather)with my husband. We don't talk, we just lie there and hold hands. It's amazing how relaxing just 5 minutes of that feels, to let your brain escape. When you tried to take 5 minutes to "do" something it goes by too fast, and I think makes you more tense. Hang in there, you are doing awesome!

Fran said...

That's awesome! Would love to know about the class you're taking. I would love to take an interior decorators class!

domestikatedlife.com said...

That's awesome, hope you share some of the finished drawings!

Jeannine @ Small and Chic said...

Hooray! Regardless of when you are able to blog, you know we're here! Good luck in class...thanks for giving us a glimpse into your work!

Moxie Maley said...

I understand your crazy life! I graduated with an Interior Design degree and those 4 years were a blur - so busy! But worth it!

pve design said...

There is nothing better than finding happiness and passion in life and learning! Wishing you all the best with your INterior Dec. Class! You must be a natural.
pve

Helena - A Diary of Lovely said...

oh so exciting, especially doing something you love!! well done!

Erika at BluLabel Bungalow said...

congrats on further pursuing your bliss and of course reaching 500! Yay!

Caroline @ The Feminist Housewife said...

I'm glad to hear you are enjoying being back in school! Take a deep breath! = )

*hugs*

I know the overwhelming feeling of trying to juggle everything.

Emily said...

ahh..the memories. don't you love having that mess around? my favorite part had to be all the eraser shavings everywhere. awesome. hope it's going well. you on for thurs?

Brooke @ Blueprint Bliss said...

the days of drafting class!! hope you are enjoying it. i agree with emily-- the eraser shavings... or the graphite that gets all over the side of your hand!

Cristin said...

I am in the same boat... what happened to the "lazy days of summer?" I think the European have it right... take the entire month of August off.

xo,
cristin

Laura@JourneyChic said...

I'm desperately trying to catch up on my blog reading. I finally handed the baby to the Mr. and took the laptop outside! Congrats on taking the interior design classes - good for you for making a change! It's a great challenge but you have such a good eye that I'm sure you'll do great!

Janell @ Isabella and Max said...

I've been waiting to hear about this class, glad you are enjoying it! Take a breath...things will slow down, eventually, maybe! Janell

Living Livelier said...

Good luck with your class - where are you studying? Suffolk? I was just looking at some brochures last night since I'm in Boston too! Would love to hear your recs!
Deb

Kirsty said...

Good for you! Sounds like such fun!

Deliciously Organized said...

See you soon for a much needed break {and drink!}!

an old fashioned girl said...

So fun! It's so much more meaningful going to school as an "adult" and really being interested in what you are doing. Not that going uptown all the time wasn't interesting. Where are you taking classes?

Pink to Green said...

I didn't know you were back in school; how exciting to be pursing your passion! I know what you mean about feeling like life is a mile a minute... I love the idea above about just taking 5 minutes to pause. Best of luck with squeezing in some R&R and with school!

Saara @ GEORGE Interior Design said...

Ah the portable drafting table!! I totally forgot about mine until I saw this picture! I think I have the exact same one just a bit bigger. Drawing classes are the best, glad you're enjoying! Post some of your work when you're done :)
ps. a little tip - make sure you tighten the parallel bar when you store it upright, somehow my springs got loose and its hard to keep straight now. :)

Alicia B. Designs said...

Good for you/good luck! School is SO FUN, isn't it?

xoxo

jeanine said...

Wow, they still teach hand drafting??? It feels like I learned that soooo long ago but it is a good thing to know. I'm glad you are enjoying your class!

I left the link to the shop you asked about on my blog and thought I'd come here to let you know. I never remember to check for responses myself.

Design Esquire said...

I'm so glad you're enjoying the classes! I bet you're the star student!

Naomi@ThirteenandSouth said...

I didn't know your back in school... that's so awesome. Seriously, relish every minute. I already forget most of what I learned. That's why its good to save the books and notes!

Dayka (Life +Style) said...

isn't design school so much fun, and yet SO much more work than you thought it would be??!! everything takes so much time, but it's great to be learning about something you love. have fun!

eddieross said...

OMG Interiors Drawing! I remember those days well! To be honest, I was never that good at it, but it's one of those things you just have to do! I'm sure yours are amazing! Good luck!

xo
Jaithan