I'm trying to carve out a bit of time each day to be creative, even if it's just 15 minutes. It just makes my soul sing, and the more I allow that to happen, the happier I am.
Here is a scarf that was the result of a little more than fifteen minutes of play, but it was so much fun.
I was disappointed in it when I first took it out of the steamer, washed it and ironed it, but then when I wrapped it around my neck, I knew that it would be mine. There's no way that I can part with it. That said, I can't wait to show you the scarf that I dyed last night. WOW!!! And I've just finished painting another one, which I will pop into the steamer tomorrow morning.
I've finished my Barker quilt:
When I make another one of these (and I will do that...which is so unlike me as I hate to repeat anything whether it be reading a book or painting a scarf), I will make the background darker just around the subject's head, making him/her pop out more distinctly. Hmmmm: could I go back in now and add some more paint?
I'm using the hanging method that Gerrie has described on her blog, attaching a couple of beads on each side at the top and stringing them through a painted piece of bamboo (you can see the bamboo in the pic above). I couldn't find any beads that I liked in my stash, so I decided to make some out of painted paper towels, wire and little beads a la Sherrill Kahn:
So, there you have it: entirely too much fun!
YES WE CAN!!!