Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Finally pen has touched paper

Over the holidays I was all ready to paint and draw to my hearts content but apart from having to arm wrestle everyone off my computer I think I have just about done everything but! Very frustrating.

But finally I have been able to finish a little drawing off that’s been floating around in my head for months and then spend some time today adding some collage details.

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Such pretty colours, I love green, so peaceful.

Creative cave…

One of my long term goals this year is to finish off my little caravan that I have been turning into my creative space. There has been some progression over the holidays such as…

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…cupboards (my old kitchen ones with a makeshift bench top)…

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…and some new curtains to cover up the messy cupboards. Not quite as pretty as I want it to be yet but we’re getting there.

Now all I need to do is get some electrical work done so I have light and no longer either swelter or freeze and some new floor coverings, YAY!

Now that my space is a little more inviting I have been finishing off heaps of things that have been languishing in piles for millennia. Lots of boring things like taking up jeans and mending but also things like…

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…these ‘I don’t know what’s’ found at the op shop (not sure what their purpose was, not the right size for napkins, too small for tea towels, lovely linen though…hmmm), that are fast becoming these…

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…cheery little aussie wild flower cushions, yay for pom poms! Little bit tricky sewing them but I’m learning.

Sunday, January 1, 2012

Happy New Year 2011

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Cookies and hot chocolate…

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Our own backyard fireworks

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Happy New Year!