Hi, my name is Kelly and I'm just a girl trying to make sense of this
crazy, beautiful world that we live in. And my way of doing this is by
living a creative life... it is what gives me meaning; an answer to my
whys. Creativity adds colour to an, otherwise, grey world.
the years, I have wandered on and off of the creative career path, only
to find myself drawn in again... and again. I have worked in a fabric
store, taught quilting classes, been a window coverings designer, an
interior designer and a kitchen designer. I felt truly alive during
these times but I strayed from the path to find a career in a more
"serious" profession. I realize now that the reasons for doing so had
more to do with pleasing others and doing what I thought that I "should"
do by playing it "safe", rather than listening to the whispers of my
own heart. The problem with this is that it slowly erodes your spirit
until you finally wake up one day and the whispers have turned into
shouts and you can no longer ignore them.
I have been a legal
assistant for about twenty years - with one quick detour into kitchen
design (fun!) - and it has served me well. I am truly grateful for the
opportunities that it has provided me and the people that I have met
along the way...but I feel the creative life calling me again... like a
So... I have no idea what this looks like yet but I am
trusting that it will be revealed to me when the timing is right. Right
now, I am just doing my part by putting one creative foot in front of
the other. I am opening to learning new things and meeting kindred,
While pursuing my "serious" career, I have
always explored creative avenues in my spare time. Cooking,
entertaining, sewing, card making and writing all helped to provide the
creative release that I have always longed for.