I can hardly believe that 2015 is already here!
Like everyone does this time of the year, I have spent today looking back at 2014 – both the hits and the misses; the goals that I had set – the ones that I accomplished and the ones that are still in the works.
It was great to look back at all my accomplishments and how I have grown over these 12 months, but I also looked at the mistakes and the lessons that I learned from them. It is all a part of the growth process – the highlights and the low points are all there to guide us to our goals and dreams. They all serve a purpose.
It was wonderful getting to know my readers here on the Blog through your comments and questions. I have also loved meeting all my new clients, and bringing design into your homes and to your mailboxes all year long.
I invite you to join me as I look back at all the BIG moments and accomplishments from 2014, starting with this 19 second Flipagram video.
As you can see, my year was full of amazing projects and beautiful decor. But the biggest reward of all was the happy clients that are now enjoying beautiful, comfortable and functional surroundings
Last January marked our 6th year in business. This year we turn 7 years old!! Through the ups and downs, we remain committed to providing quality design and customer service to our clients
One of the biggest accomplishments for 2014 was the launch of our new website! It was indeed a labor of love, and believe me it is still a work in progress, but having the freedom to make changes whenever I want is priceless!
My charity work with the Houston Furniture Bank DIVAS in September was indeed a wonderful experience. I was blessed by the people that we got the honor of helping and the fellow designers that I had the pleasure of working with.
I completed two One Room Challenges – The Studio dining room in the Spring and the small sitting room in the Fall. Both challenges were just that…..challenging, but I loved the process and the results.
Via Casa Vilora Interiors
Mail Order Design by Casa Vilora Interiors
I completed several great projects for clients and delivered several eDesign projects over the last 12 months.
Lots of DIY projects as well……..
And a few personal projects in my home…….which is always a work in progress.
Our social media presence grew throughout 2014. Our Facebook likes grew from around 1200 at the beginning of January 2014 to currently 3404. Our Twitter and Instagram has grown as well, plus new subscriptions to our Blog and Newsletter.
We launched our new eBook “How To Create A Beautifully Decorated Room For Under $5000″ which has been a great resource for those who want a beautiful home on a sensible budget. You can get it here
Casa Vilora Interiors App in Progress
We also launched our FREE app, which you can get here. Our app is packed with useful resources and information right at your finger tips
My Gift Cards were pretty popular this year! I will be quite busy for a while We sold an unprecedented amount, and I am thrilled that so many folks will get to enjoy beautiful new surroundings.
Alexa Hampton and Veronica Solomon at Houston Design Center
I had the honor of meeting a few of my design heroes like Alexa Hampton and Jay Jeffers. It is always a pleasure learning from these Designers who are Leaders in our industry.
So instead of making a list of goals for 2015 – like traveling more, spending more time with the kids etc, I will show you what will be my “road map” for the year.
Wisdom, Inspiration and grounded in Truth are this year’s personal keywords for me. Learning to #BEMORE in my thinking and actions are high on my priority list.
The BIG goal for 2015………….
Thank you for taking a look back with me at the highlights of 2014! I am so blessed to be able to wake up everyday and do what I love to do, and get paid to do it! How amazing is that?
I look forward to a great 2015 and I wish the same for all my readers and followers. Happy New year!
What are your personal keywords for 2015?
Wishing You Beauty and Inspiration!