So fall is in the air and what better time to start a massive crochet project?
Uh...well, it would probably be better to start one when there aren't so many holidays and other demands on a mom's time!
Still, fall and winter bring out that "let's make afghans" side of me. (It's the "autumn feels", ya know.)
I'm cold-natured, and creating something that keeps me warm while I work on it is pretty awesome. So I started an afghan a couple of weeks ago. Then...about 10 rows into the afghan I had this crazy, impulsive idea...
I actually have a whole Pinterest board where I collect color palettes. They are so useful sometimes when I'm coloring in artwork, or just daydreaming about all those future houses I am going to decorate someday!
Some ideas for using these palettes:
I tend to look outside for most creative inspiration, so a lot of the photos are nature-based. Keep checking back as I do try to update the gallery anytime I get a few good photos to use.
See the whole color palette collection here, and feel free to pin them. :)
Even if you work away from home, some of these products can still be a neat way to dress up your standard desk stuff. So, here are some of the products from the Pink Owl Office Collection:
Well, that finally became a reality last August. I still consider it a work-in-progress (aren't most rooms?), but the change is so refreshing that even after several months, I still catch myself stopping to just stare at my kitchen.
Here are the before and after photos, and I will warn you now. The "before" pictures of this kitchen are the stuff of nightmares!
When I was putting the line art away, I realized it would make a really cute embroidery pattern.
I didn't want to go through the trouble of making an Etsy listing just for one embroidery pattern. So, because I'm lazy like that, I decided to offer it as a free printable embroidery pattern.
And I sat right down in my mom's kitchen floor and started moving stuff from my old purse to the new one because I got that excited. :D
As I dug through my old bag, I realized this was a great time to inventory what I had been carrying around for...um. Awhile.
So, for the fun of it, here is what was in my (old) bag: