The 555 Stories (or: What's in my head): love

It's all about the process (or: perfection is ruining my life)

By Shirley Moneyhon

It's all about the process (or: perfection is ruining my life)

Stefan Sagmeister once said: "Obsessions Make My Life Worse But My Work Better". Well, I couldn't agree more. I find it super hard to be proud of my work, any work, because it is not "ready", there is always something to add and not enough time. It took me forever to frame an illustration. Every day i'm trying to improve, so don't panic if you'll get different packaging every time. So now, after the shop is out in the open air and my babies found new homes and owners I can say this: My obsession to perfection made my work better, and now it's time to be proud of it. Did you get your 555 patch/wool/illustration yet? 

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Love & creation,

Shirley

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A beginning of something good (or: write what you feel)

By Shirley Moneyhon

A beginning of something good (or: write what you feel)

Hey Internet, 

My name is Shirley. I am a mom to a beautiful funny little creature named Sol, a graphic designer who loves pretty things and a maker - I'm not sure what that title means, I guess a maker is someone who always makes new things or thinks about how to make new things. Anyway, since I can remember myself, I always thought about how to make stuff and than came back home and made stuff. Always. So now I have another fresh new title - the owner of an online shop, The 555 Shop, which is kind of making me nervous and exited. Hope you will like the stuff i make. 

 

Love & creation, 

Shirley

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