sharing my dream for this next chapter – it feels so vulnerable

print to attract abundance by noelle rollins art

My goal this week has been to put into words what my (and my family’s) actual dream is for our next chapter.  For too long I’ve been scared to say it out loud, it felt too big, too daring, too perfect. It’s funny because I generally am very open, I pour my heart and soul…

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from neutrals to colorful – new art options

lime and purple colors

Spine art and yoga art get some more colors! When I created the soulful yoga line a few years back it was neutral and calming intentionally. Deliberate spots of color in the flowers coordinated to the chakras of the poses in each piece of artwork where the main color features. It’s been fun with time…

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Wholesale show recap and the journey to get there and after

Noelle Rollins Art at Mpls Mart

This past April my husband and I were talking here about some goals for our family, my business and what directions I wanted to go in. I’ve been wanting to begin doing wholesale shows for over 5 years.  About 18 months before our conversation we had finally paid off all our personal debt, we spent…

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if you’ve had your eye on anything in my shop…

Exciting changes coming A few years back I used to carry my prints, glassware and other products in a variety of super cute shops.  Over the years a couple closed, then we moved and it didn’t make sense at the time for me to keep those going until I was ready to dive full in.…

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It doesn’t have to be so hard, does it?

My whole life I’ve been taught (or just assumed) that we must force things, head down, grinding it out to make things happen. While that is true at times, what if things don’t have to be hard to mean they are worthwhile? I’ve always had an underlying feeling like fun had to be earned. Especially…

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bridging the time and money gap so you can go for your dreams

As a small business owner I have gone to all sorts of extremes to be able to wake up each day and pursue my dream of being an artist while also being at home raising my kids.  There have been times where money has flowed almost effortlessly (after a bazillion hours behind the scenes sweating…

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True Freedom! How we cleaned up over 48k in debt in just 21 months

  I was in conversation a few weeks ago with a close friend and we were talking about bills. I mentioned how hard we were focusing on paying bills because we were close to getting out of debt and only having our home left to pay.  “Wow, you’re lucky.  Must be nice.” That was her reply.  That stuck with…

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how to save yourself from firing everyone

Today I watched a fellow entreprenuer send out a newsletter and post online a message to all of the people on her mailing list to FUC# ‘n buy something or get off her list.  Can you imagine getting an email like that? This is a beautiful, talented and seemingly confident woman.  What made her snap…

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Interview with Pam Dusbabek – Creating an Inspired Life radio

  This week on my True2youradio show: Interview with Pam Dusbabek of Heart of Life documentary photography She’s the one who took this fun fall photo: Entrepreneur and photographer Pam Dusbabek discusses the journey to finding her authentic and inspired path of documentary photography.  This great show is not just for photographers, people of all…

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Waiting to be “discovered”

It’s an epidemic in the arts world.  I was as guilty as everyone else.  The mindset of waiting for someone to “discover” me.  Some amazing person, with clout, ideas and a vision to step in and say, “Noelle, I know just what we should do with your art.  I know exactly how you should market,…

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