Lately I've been torn between bursts of productivity and a general feeling of sloth. I did just finish watching Hot Tub Time Machine (will not recommend, but i cannot say that there were not highly amusing parts. and some boobies...)
but alas, here i sit. listening to hair bands. drinking my coffee. piles of product for classes and giveaways. laundry is at least going. and, in my defense, during the spurts i've had i've done some deep cleaning from floors and ceilings. literally. now i need to just get a burst of energy in the boy's bedroom.
in other news, my family back home seems to be doing well and moving along. the funeral is over, but there is still lots of ends to tie up. thank you for all the thoughts and comments through facebook and here on my blog. it means a lot to know there are people out there who still have such amazing hearts within them.
in my crafty spectrum i've been coloring! its so very therapeutic. i've always been intimidated by copic markers, but very talented Diana recently posted a simple coloring she created and framed. i was completely inspired. That and a few Memory Box spring greetings stamps I had around made this:
quick and simple and i'm imagining a few gifts in the works from this idea.
i've also been rocking to the sketches lately. i just finished my take on the latest sketch over at Sketchy Thursdays.
Here is the sketch:
and here is my take:
I seldom use a sketch as it is. I always flip it or move something or who knows. BUT, not this time. Every detail was in just the right place! The outer space line i was playing with in this layout has to be in my top 5 favorite "boy" lines. but, tbh, i'm really ready for the october afternoon "boy" line to ship! ok, enough words. i'm hoping for another burst to happen here and i should be ready for it.