I was washing my hands and it was like a light went off aka I had an epiphany, "Have I been treating my business like my Instagram?" going with the flow of wherever my interest take me. Literally having a mindset of you as my customer/audience is going to get whatever I feel like giving. As a creative who is a designer that works to a degree BUT I was forgetting that if I wanted to make money doing this it has to have structure, has to have a consistent brand message and it ALWAYS needs to meet a need. So...
Author: Elle Dove
Celebrate with a toast or a shot: How to make a Green Tea shot
My models and I got together to do an Instagram live try on and Q&A. In true form I had to have a "drink of the night", and my drink of choice was the "Green Tea Shot".
Becoming the Main Character in Your Life
Listen, I don't have all the tips and tricks for you to become the main character of your life story but my hope is that this gives you a base line to start from. Even if it takes you doing it for one minute a day that minute brought you closer to you being active in your story.
How I walked into my Jesus Year
...The one thing that kept coming to mind was "But Jesus died when he was 33", morbid right? But that started a series of conversations that led to internal revelations and made "The Jesus Year" personal to me and not an influenced abstract idea. This is My Jesus Year.
Creating life’s moments
I saw a quote today that read, "A good life is a collection of happy memories". I sat with that quote and it tickled me. Honestly a few days ago my mother in law and my husband had one of their beautiful conversations that resulted in my husband asking me about creating moments for the little.
Sometimes things spill out: what’s real isn’t pretty.
Man if I could tell my younger self about me right now my younger self would be speechless. in all honesty I've been at a loss for words when I think about myself. You guys I've had hard times where I thought I was broken but I've never been in a place where it couldn't [...]
Make your House a Home: 3 or more easy DIY Projects, Video Tutorial
Part of my problem is that I had never been in a place financially to decorate or add a little bit of me to any of my living spaces as an adult. Also I never saw the point as a renter. I have to give it to covid, although it sucks it gave me enough time to take an introspective look into my life and compare what I saw in my head to what my reality actually is. I didn't like the difference and I wanted to make a change and I did.
Making Your house a home: How to DIY your dining room, Pictorial and Video tutorial
Y'all the results are going to amaze you, and if you're anything like me you're gong to beam with pride every time you look at this new cozy nook in your home, for me its my dining room, and that was just were I started first. If you're still in denial trust me when I say if you can draw as straight line with an ruler you can do this.
Seasons change and so did my skin
Here in the south we live through the hottest muggiest months just to arrive to a confused winter that takes forever to show up, but when it does it shuts down entire cities with one inch of snow and ice. But worst than that, the seasons changing can mean some intense and upsetting shifts in [...]
Fear is a real thing and it can mess you up.
Sometimes fear can threaten the purpose that God gave you so when it happened to me this is what I did.