Wednesday, April 14, 2010

creative space: to be

On Tuesday I went shopping. Yikes. But it wasn't aimless shopping, I was armed with a list ... and for the most part I stuck to it! I always seem to have lists and lists of projects in mind, so we'll see how many I finish by the end of the school year.


Bought some fabric, beads, and such. I'm planning to make a simple little pencil pouch because since my purse is so huge, I can never seem to find any writing utensils. On the other hand, with a large purse, I can carry around my entire life with me ... yay! The beads don't have anything to do with making the pouch, but they were purple and pretty and I couldn't help myself.


I have a whole stack of frames that I've been trying to use since my original grand plan for them fell through. I used one for this gift and used two more here, leaving nine sitting in a stack under my bed. I received the circles of paper in a swap, but since I don't scrapbook and rarely work with paper, they were kind of useless to me. So I stuck 'em in frames and ta-dah, instant art.

That's all that's on my plate for now. I got some real world stuff to get done (oh laundry, why do you never end?) and a story to finish, so hopefully I'll have projects in motion within a few days. Linking over to kootoyoo's blog for a whole lotta creative spaces.

13 comments:

  1. Hello. Following you from Swapbot. Itd be great if you followed me too...Thanks! :]

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  2. Love your instant art - cool :)! Thanks for stopping by :D

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  3. Hi, found you on swap-bot on the "I Want More Blog Follower's" swap. Looking forward to reading!

    -Sarah (Saristotle)

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  4. What a neat idea for the circles. I may just have to tr that. I am now a follower of your blog. stampkrl from swapbot.

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  5. LOVE-ing those purple beads!!!

    MaraSpires from Swap-Bot's "I Want More Blog Followers" stopping by as a new follower :o]

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  6. I really love the frame idea, they look gorgeous.

    I am following you as a part of the swap bot swap "I want more blogger followers" and my username is strandedhero.

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  7. Purple is my favorite color. Blue come second. Haha..

    This is Vic5ive from Swap-bot and I am now following your blog! Cheers!

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  8. Love those frame/art pieces! Following you from swapbot.
    -emmanemhandmade
    http://www.emmanemhandmade.blogspot.com/

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  9. Hello! I'm maferu from swapbot :D from the 'I want more blogger followers swap' !

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  10. New follower from SB
    noodleBubble
    Don't those circles work well in the frames? off for a lovely read now

    Pop a wash on and pop over -
    noodleBubble.blogspot.com
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  11. I love the circles you put in the frame....soooo cool. I love patterned paper!!!!

    Abigail20 from swapbot!!!

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  12. Hi, sorry for the lateness, just following your blog. Love your blog by the way and purple beads.
    Sonyaok from swapbot

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