Success in life comes when…

you simply refuse to give up, with goals so strong that obstacles, failure and loss only act as motivation.  BAM!  And here I am.

Tiare Smith Designs… rebuilt, refreshed, renewed!  Now relaunched!  Thank you to everyone for your kindness, encouragement and well wishes. It has been a long couple of weeks.  Now it’s time for ice cream and a fun giveaway!  Want to know why I had to start over? Read here. 

To be entered for a chance to win(the goodies above), sign up for my newsletter below and leave me a comment for a bonus entry.  That is all. Easy peasy.  Just one small way I can say thank you for returning and for your support.

Have an amazing day!

(if you are already a subscriber you are already entered to win. Entries close on Sunday, July 5, 2015 11:59pm est)


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  1. Tonja Trump

    Girl, I was happy to help you out. You are such an amazing, talented, and funny as hell inspiration to everyone you come into contact with! I appreciate you and all your hard work. Now I might be subscribed twice, but that’s okay with me if it’s okay with you. 🙂 Love and hugs to you T. <3

  2. Angela S

    I have sent you some info that may help you recover some of your lost content, I hope it helps!

    Good luck with your re-ing! 😀

  3. HeyCandyJ

    Hip Hip Hooray! Glad you are back! I’ve been a silently following. Had some surgery recently but am on the mend. Can’t wait to meet you in November!

    • classygirl

      HeyCandyJ. I was wondering where you had been. Good to know you are on the mend. Looking forward to the cruise in November!

  4. Treva

    So glad to see you back up and moving on as you continue to inspire, excel and grow in your passions and whatever your heart desires.

  5. Tanisha

    So glad you’re up and running, happy for you. I truly enjoy your work and inspiration. Love the art party and videos. Wish I had more time to work, but you definitely help me to want try whatever chance I get. Thanks Tiare. I would love to meet you in person someday, I am sure it would be a good time. Take care!

  6. Charmaine

    So glad to see you back. I am one of your silent followers, who loves all your techniques and inspirations. Thanks for sharing.

  7. Kelly Button

    so glad you are back! phew! looking forward to seeing all the new stuff you did! Thanks so much Tiare, for all you dedication and time, much appreciated!

  8. Charlotte McKinney

    There is no one like you! You are amazing!! I love everything you do. You are
    an inspiration always.

  9. Gemiel

    So glad you’re up and running again. Although I don’t comment much, I’ve been lurking around since day 1 :):). Love the fresh clean look of your new site. I truly believe God allows things to happen for a reason and I know even greater things are ahead for you.

  10. Tina

    Success comes to those who are relentless is seeing their vision come to reality. Congratulations on your continued success and opportunity to share your creativity and talent with the world

  11. Karen K

    So glad you are back up and running! Such a gorgeous site. I think the crash was a blessing in disguise!

  12. Maria

    Beautiful creation, Tiare. I adore the dragonfly in your header. I’ve been following you for a long time and really like your style. You are an amazingly talented artist.

  13. Marie Hunter

    Hi Tiare! Glad to see you again. I had been offline for a minute too and when i did not see you anymore when i came back online, i was sad! But, Woo Hoo, you are back and blasting it! Love the new site! Looking for new products and hoping to get bakc to scraping soon! <3

  14. Jan Mills

    You are awesome. Love your work and love your persistence! Looking forward to all that you will have to offer in the days ahead. Jan

  15. Aimeslee

    I’m already a subscriber, but just wanted to let you know I’m glad you are back up and congrats for hanging in there and displaying awesome tenacity. xoxo, Aimes

  16. Annabelle

    So glad you are back! I have missed all your arty goodness.You have done a fantastic job, love your new site.You rock !

  17. Melissa

    I am a big fan of the things you create! I love your use of color and am so happy for you on this new journey!

  18. Tess

    So happy you are up and running again! Tiare Smith Designs has truly helped me kick start my creating process! Thanks for all you do!

    • classygirl

      Oh…that is awesome, Tess. Thanks for saying that. It fills my heart and makes every effort worth it!

  19. So glad you have things up and running! Sometimes people don’t want to hear it, but I really believe everything that happens to us has a purpose, good and bad. This is a grand new beginning for you! Here’s to your future!

    • classygirl

      I’m good with that. New starts sometimes are just what we need and I will learn and grow with this new start. It is a blessing in disguise!

  20. Mazella Boulden

    After the devil got busy messing with your site, I knew you would come back more beautiful than ever. Good job!

  21. Margie

    Love, love, love the clean crisp look of your new website ! Haven’t explored it all yet, but very happy with what I see. Best wishes !

  22. Brenda

    Loving the new site. I know you experience sweat, tears and maybe a little blood. But this is a newer beginning for you. Sometimes things we don’t want, happen and we find joy in the new journey. Traveling with you…that you for the commitment, inspiration and love us like you do.

  23. Lynn

    How nice to meet you Tiare. Just read what happened to you and think you are awesome. Signed up for Art Journaling 101 because I know you are going to be an inspiration. You already are.

  24. Kim

    A blessing to you for your new site. May you be able to accomplish even more than you were before. May all spirits of art, of love and healing be present here. I wish you much success and happiness!

  25. Claret

    So proud of all your accomplishments. Going to re-sign to your workshop.
    I think I put my e-mail in incorrectly when I subscribed above. Will try again.,

  26. Angela Keller

    So happy for you! You have been a great inspiration to me, my Mom, and many of my friends! Looking forward to more and more fun!

  27. Good for you — sometimes starting anew is just what you need. Good luck in your new venture; I’m sure you will enjoy lots of success.

  28. saw your post on Facebook (Art Journal Junkies). Just started journaling a few weeks ago and LOVE your site. I look forward to learning more! Thanks 😉

  29. Genevieve

    Good luck with the relaunch! Am enjoying watching your videos I’d love to join you on an art cruise one day!

  30. Dawn

    Glad to see you’re back up and running, Tiare! Remember, you have to pull an arrow back to launch it, so what sometimes seems like a setback could be a set UP to propel you even farther forward! Best wishes!

  31. Sandra

    Love that you share your passion with us! Still using many of the techniques I’ve learned from you!

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