Here are some things I loved this week.
A Week of Noticing
Here are some things I loved this week for all five senses.
An Evening with… Gretchen Rubin
An enjoyable evening & two good pieces of advice for those thinking about a career change.
What Occurred to Me When Pruning My Azalea
I didn’t have a blog post in mind when I decided to tackle my forlorn azalea bush but I don’t argue when the content comes of it’s own accord.
Painting: All because of a little catalog scrap…
I love learning how other artists work, see their process unfold. I love all processes really – I love that show on the Discovery Channel How it’s Made. What I am learning to do now, besides paint, is learn to enjoy my own process, even though I don’t know what that this completely. The work of getting the greens right the first time and then redoing it the second time
I realize I don’t really care much for being a beginner! I just want to already know how to do something, not fight my way through making things that don’t look like they did in my head or make the mistakes. Please know I am shaking my head at myself as I write this, somewhat chagrined and chuckling. I’m sure there are people out there who revel in the beginning
A Wreath of Possibilities…
What turns out to be some years ago now, I created a winter wreath. I wanted it to last for more than just the holidays both for frugality and because I lived in a little one bedroom with my boyfriend and there was no room for storage. Even though I now live in a slightly larger two bedroom, I still store my Christmas decorations at my mom’s! Ironically while dealing
Exercising My Creative Chops
In an effort to keep myself in the creative habit, I bought the book Creating Art at the Speed of Life: 30 Days of Mixed-Media Exploration (Amazon Associates Link). It’s 30 exercises for 30 days to just create. Will I do them all in a row? I doubt it – I have noticed not only distinct lack of routine in my life but also a distinct lack of being able
Swap has been finished and sent!
I finished the Ampersand swap project and, as often happens with art, it did not end the way I thought it would. I present Cheese & Crackers.
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