Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Day 2 Inspiration

Day TWO of our 14 Day Creativity Challenge...and just for fun I'm playing along with "What's on Your Work Desk Wednesday", too. It's been a very long time since I've done that.

Here's what I started working on yesterday...

Honestly, it's been forever since I've pulled my art journal out to just journal. I look at them often but never create anything. Really love that color blue...don't you?

So, literally the day FLEW by! Before I knew it I was making dinner and doing dishes and I still hadn't made it to my studio.

Feeling a bit frazzled I decided to just show up in space and start making something with what was lying around on my table....

I grabbed a sticky note and jotted down the words "Sometimes you just gotta put some paint down!" Then I opened a bottle of my favorite blue, squirted a bit out and went for it.

I decided that when I create art...any art it gives me peace. Just being in my studio with no noise, no television blaring gives me  peace. Soooo....I just happened to have a PEACE stencil nearby and put that in the middle of my page. A few rub-ons and a butterfly later and it's shaping up quite nicely.

While I was there I wrote a few positive affirmations on sticky notes {this is part of my Body Restoration class}and mosied around my space, soaking up all the goodness. Man, I love that space:)

Here our a few Prompts for Day Two:

1. Finish that project you've been meaning to.
2. Create a valentine for someone special {it's not too early!}


"Well," said Pooh, "what I like best," and then he had to stop and think.  Because although Eating Honey was a very good thing to do, there was a moment just before you began to eat it which was better than when you were, but he didn't know what it was called.  ~A.A. Milne


I adore Kelly Rae Roberts' work...just so inspiring. Here is a link to a piece I pinned recently. I think you'll love it!

A few months ago I found Angie and her blog "Om2Art". Her art is sooo peaceful and sweet. Check her out for some sweet inspiration today.

What are you creating today?? Be sure and stop by the WOMP Facebook fanpage and post your creations...share your ideas and thoughts!! Let's be creative!!

AND stop by "What's on Your Work Desk" today for more fabulous desks from all over the world:)


  1. You are incredibly talented! PS - Love the Pooh quote.

    As for me, since I am not "visually" artistic, I decided to do a fantasy Valentine post - my idea of creating. Go check it out!

  2. Yesterday I worked on the computer making layouts for my scrapbooking. Never done this. It came out great. Today I will work on something with Valentines. Maybe not a card but something.

  3. I got my SB area looking quite smashing yesterday :). So for today I will create something that has needed some last touching up on. I will let you know what I ended up doing.

  4. Leslie - Oh my goodness!!!! So flattered, I am truly humbled by your kindness to share my link.....I'm even blushing a little. Thank you so much. You have been on my mind as I have been thinking of doing your 14 day challenge sooo count me in! I have three started but unfinished canvases sitting on my desk right that needed your nudge to bring me back to them. So thank you! Angie

  5. Absolutely LOVE that quote, "Sometimes you just gotta to put some paint down" BRILLIANT! That's going to be my quote for the day tomorrow . . . tomorrow, I'm putting paint down!!!! Thanks, my friend.


I appreciate your thoughts and ideas...they inspire me!! I will be visiting you soon. Have a CREATIVE day!!

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