Monday, January 2, 2017

Happy new year og goals for 2017

Happy new year everybody! I know I have been so slow at replying and sometimes skipping it entirely. At least lately. I guess the holidays has been a bit stressing for me.
I didn't have the best year in 2016, I'll admit. But in some ways, life has improved for me, so I'm not completely dissatisfied.

I don't have a proper new year photo for you, but have a photo of my Iplehouse SID Eva, now as Rose, and Luts Honey Delf Lolly, now as Audrey.





I had almost forgotten to post the goals for 2017. I think I forgot about it last year, but this time I won't make that mistake!

Because I tend to fail so much on my goals, I have made them easier for me to achieve. More realistic.

The goals:

1. Avoid spending too much money on dolls. If I have to spend money on the hobby, I hope it can be on clothes and such. 
I have already started 2017 with a layaway for a LTF El in WS, but hopefully I won't be spending my money on BJDs rather than clothes, since I need clothes so much. I don't have a number on how many dolls or parts I can buy this year, but as few as possible would be nice.

2. Try my hands at sewing again. 
I know I have tried this several times, but I want to give it a go again. I hate that it's so hard shopping for my Iplehouse ladies, so if I could make just some basic stuff myself, that would be nice.

3. Go to Jointed Hearts
I already doubt I can do this one. I probably can't afford it, but I still decided to list it, since it was posted by me in a DoA thread a couple of weeks back. 

4. Learn more about photography.
This one is the one I'm most excited about! I really hope to be able to learn a lot more in 2017. I feel like I'm surround online by some many talented photographers, and my bestie is my senpai in this area, so I hope I can learn from everyone and improve!


10 comments:

  1. Happy New Year, my dear :D
    I hope 2017 will be a happy year for you both in your personal life and in your doll family.

    Both Rose and Audrey looks cute and pretty :D

    Those are some nice goals. I hope you can achieve them this year.

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    1. You too! :D I wish the best for you!

      Thank you so much :3

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  2. Love the goals! I hope that you succeed and those goals that feel hard, start with something easy. To sew is fun, but can be frustrating sometimes. A good patterns is a good start. And to allow oneself to make mistakes and learn from it.

    Rose and Audrey look so beautiful!
    I hope that this year had a great start! Wish you the best for 2017.

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    1. Thank you! Maybe I can find some easy YoSD patterns :3

      Thanks a lot, dear! I wish you the best as well! :D

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  3. Great goals!!! and great photos too~
    Hope you accomplish a lot of goals this year, and you never know, maybe you will be able to go to jointed hearts, how neat that would be?

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    1. Thank you, thank you, sweetie! :D
      Yeah, it would be pretty amazing n__n Here's to hoping!

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  4. Hi Nikki!
    Happy New Year! Looks like you have those goals set to be achievable, no good setting them too high. To be honest it's something I haven't done this year, I'm just gonna roll with the punches. :)
    Love the photos of Rose and Audrey (I have a HD Lolly in tan too, mine has the most kicky legs, but I love her).
    Hugs,
    X

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    1. Hi dear!
      Happy new year to you too :)
      No, I decided to do it the easy way this year, so I won't fail again and again. Haha
      Thanks a lot! You do? I hope I can see some photos of her soon then ;)

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  5. Great goals!! If you need some advice regarding sewing, you know you can contact me! I wish you the best of luck and I'm crossing my fingers you will be able to go to Jointed Hearts!

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    1. Thank a lot dear! I will definitely keep you in mind :D

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