Today’s challenge is to make an inspiration board. I’ve always had a journal, the writing kind, but a couple years ago, my artist friend Karin showed me hers and I was blown away by the page after page of beautiful art instead of a jumble of pointless words. So I’ve been trying to keep more of a visual journal, which is mostly me amassing torn scraps from magazines and occasionally sitting down and gluing them in. I also practice my calligraphy (still working on that) and keep movie ticket stubs and lists of things I want to do this summer and occasionally even draw (still working on that, too). So these are a couple pages from that.
So we’re not going in order any more, I’m just doing things as I get them done and photographed. Days 6 and 8 are queued up already, 11 and 12 need photos, Day 9 I should have saved that flower for.
South African jewelry designer Genevieve Motley makes the most lovely, unique pieces you can imagine. Very economically priced, too. I won this fantastic necklace and have received many compliments on it over the past few days.
Head on over to her shop at genmotley.etsy.com.
I’ve been making these collage-y necklaces trying to use up some of the random bits and bobs I’ve had hanging around. I made a pinky-brown one first, that Jessica claimed. This was the second, which is mine.
: : : for My Creative Space on kootoyoo
from Urban Outfitters:
i mean, really.
girlfriend’s chones are showing and she’s wearing rainboots.
i do not find this at all inspiring.
Kind of braindead lately [perhaps a bit waterlogged] and still on a post-game high, so I thought I’d share some of my photos of the awesome fashion we saw in New Orleans.
1. Harold Clarke, French Quarter 2. Zotz Café 3. Fifi Mahoney’s, FQ 4. Supercutie, Super Sunday 5. Baby baby, Super Sunday 6. French Quarter 7. Not sure about the rest of it but I love those boots 8. Everyone has a fancy parasol 9. Parrothead at Cafe du Monde 10. French Quarter 11. Miss Claudia’s exceptional vintage shop, Garden District