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Old 10-04-2012, 05:31 AM   #14
maryrose
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I miss you, wenchie! And you, too, Starla! But I have to admit, I'm in the same boat. I think it was the blogging that did me in. I stopped posting cards on my blog in August, which meant that I didn't have to make cards for my blog, which lead to not making any cards, period.

It felt as if I was on a treadmill going nowhere...a treadmill that looked a lot like me making cards for challenges and blogs, needing to purchase new product constantly to stay "current", having more cards than I actually needed, having more products than I actually needed, and this same cycle happening over and over again. In the end, I just felt poor and uninspired.

I hate to say it, but it also feels as if the energy level here at SCS has dropped way off. Maybe it's because SCS has become so fragmented with member companies and their own forums. Or perhaps it has more to do with an over-saturation in this craft. I really miss the community feeling here.

I'm not giving up, though. Just taking a much needed break. In the meantime, I'm still being creative with needle art, writing, music, and even doodling and water color painting. I may shift focus and start scrapbooking and art journalling instead.

We need some inspiration, people! Send us some creative caffeine!
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