Thursday, January 6, 2011

Theme Thursday


I've been checking out a lot of blog challenges in the last few week. I seem to be drawn to them for some reason(I'll have to contemplate that later!) So I'm trying to choose a few to start with but it's been hard because their are so many great ones and I'm trying to get some peace and balance into my life right now. Although I think these challenges will start me on my 2011 Journey nicely I don't want to forget my other obligations...okay maybe I do want to forget them but it's not an option! Okay maybe I'm thinking too much again LOL.

Any way when I saw my friend Sheila's new challenge over on her photo blog, I was inspired right away, which is her theme for this month. So I looked around at what has inspired me this week and within minutes I had my photo ready to post. I just got these colourful Sharpie markers the other day and was working on my Art Journal front page while watching TV that night. I don't think it's finished yet but it's coming along. Last night I was reading this great book I picked up at the library called "Scraptastic!" by Ashley Calder. It has all sorts of different mixed media techniques for scrap booking. I think these techniques could be used for so many different kinds of project though. I don't know if you can see it but the book on the bottom of the pile is Rose Reisman's Family Favorite cook book that I received from a friend before Christmas. It's a great book. I've tried one recipe so far and have a lot marked to try. So this is what is inspiring me at the moment. So how about you, what's inspiring you?

2 comments:

Sheila said...

Thanks Wendy. It's like paying it forward, I'm inspired so that is passed on to you. You look a what inspires you and pass that on to one of your blog friends and so on...it's a great way to jump start JANUARY.

Cynthia Schelzig,Cynnie said...

Wonderful colors on your letters.
I like the challenge blogs too. There are soooo many. I wish I could take part in more of them but my ideas for 2011 are actually to cut BACK on taking part as I must paint more but I like the way the challenge blogs connect you with like-minded individuals. I have to narrow it down to five...
What inspires me right now...I have two more days vacation left
here in winter wonderland then back to work...that inspires me.

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