This weekend I bought some painting supplies with a friend. A little set of gouache tubes. A 99 cent plastic pallette. A variety pack of four little brushes. A block of watercolor paper. Tonight I broke into my haul.
I can’t remember the last time I painted something – maybe party decorations in college? But this is great fun. I have no idea what I’m doing, but there are colors.
Anyone else out there trying new crafts/mediums as spring approaches? I’d love to hear about it
Sporadic Blogmas posting continues as the semester winds down here. I’ve finally jumped on the Pinterest bandwagon, but I had very specific motivation for doing so.
Earlier this week I ordered some tatting supplies online: two shuttles, four different colors of thread, and two books with patterns. I’ve been obsessing over learning to shuttle tat for several months now, and I’m so excited I’ll soon have my supplies! They should be here in a day or two, just in time to bring on the plane with me when I start Winter break.
Anyways, I’m pretty late to Pinterest, and I’ve never been very interested (pinterested, har har) in it. For some reason I find it kind of overwhelming. There is just so much stuff, and so many pretty things to look at, and so many boards, and the pictures are just all over the page. But, I was browsing through tatting patterns yesterday and ended up on Pinterest looking at some beautiful boards of tatting pictures and patterns. And since I am so obsessed with tatting, I immediately created an account and started hoarding the pins for myself, to go back to once I’ve got my supplies.
Maybe Pinterest, in all its chaotic beauty, will grow on me. Not that I really need another source for knitting and crafting projects. If you’d like, you can follow along with me there – I’m sure Pinterest is better with friends!