Thursday, July 1, 2010

Dead end

I reached a dead end.....didn't know where to go.......seems like my brain just stop producing ideas or something. I have 2 cards that I needed to get done and it's been due for quite sometime now. It's amazing that my customer has not yet sent me an email complaining about not getting her orders done on time. I feel so miserable angry with myself for taking such a long long time to finish up the orders. I hate it when this happens. 

This is why I won't be taking anymore custom made orders until further notice. I've had enough already!!! So much so that I feel like I want to puke! I just want to start doing designs that I want to do and not what my customers want me to do for a change. I honestly really need a break from custom made orders. Sometimes I think it's just not worth the trouble. I get paid so little for the amount of work that needs to be done. If I charge a lot, nobody wants to order. So I guess it's better I just make whatever designs that I love and try selling them. Better that way. Less stressful! I am not that good in handling stress anyways. I breakdown easily. Maybe when the time is right, I'll start taking custom made orders again......but for more. I hope to get all those custom made card orders done by this week so that I can concentrate on doing what I love. I just can't wait!!!!!! :I

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Willie a.k.a Reptoz said...

All the best! Custom made products should be expensive and tiring too. Hahaha

Grace to You said...

Good for you! Now, make sure you stick to it, okay? If I see you start blogging about custom orders again, I'm going to ask you what you're doing...don't make me do that! :D

Anonymous said...

Custom orders take a lot of time and effort.

You are doing the right thing not accepting custom orders.

You cards are so lovely, I do not understand why someone would want custom anything. Why, I love everyone of your cards. I would not change a thing - your cards are all beautiful because they were designed from the heart with lots of love. It really shows in your work.


Asma' Ahmad said...

kak lin.. it's good to take a little break. meanwhile, while you do what you love, the idea will again come and you'll come up with new inspiration. all the best! ^^

Grace to You said...

Cute drawing, should try doodling some on your cards!

Noor Azlina Abdul Samad K. said...

Thank you everyone for the comments and support....yes, this time I'm sticking to it! I've had enough of custom made orders for now....seriously I can't stand doing it much of work and not getting paid good money for it. Not worth it. :(

Some people wants me to custom make the cards for them because they want something totally different in the market. I can understand their requests but unfortunately how do I tell my brain to be more creative and come up with ideas really fast? It's kinda impossible for me to do so therefore, I have to stop doing it for a while.

Sandi...thanks, I doodle the drawings using the Paint application...I'll try doing so with pencil or pen next will look better than just doing it with the mouse hehehehehehe.... :)