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I started to think how I end up to here, where I'm now. How to change fabric, thread and pearls to actual dress or purse? I've been really lucky and I was able to try all possible art styles. I've done everything from pottery to cross-stitching. Drawn and painted with all styles and materials. I had good teachers at school but the biggest part was watching my mother and grandmother doing handy crafts. I think it was because of them, that I found my own style. I was in art schools, but never really liked there, because I had my own style and I wasn't old school painter.

I'm not good with instructions. I want to do whats in my mind. I saw really fast that there wasn't instructions for things I wanted to do. I had to start from nothing. I only had idea and passion to do it. Its not as easy then it might look. Its endless amount mistakes and second and thirtieth try. So much ruined accessories and used hours. But over years I was able to think, what I wanted to do and I had clear imagine and plan in my head and I just knew how to make it.

Yes, I tried everything, but I still had to invent what I want to do. But the biggest thing I learn, was not try to fit into mold. You don't have to do what others do, or how they do it! If you force yourself to do it, you'll limit yourself and can't be as good then with comes naturally from you. @FromMadeByMeri


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