Yesterday, I woke up cranky. It was Saturday! Why on Earth was I cranky?!
Well, I attempted to follow my usual morning routine of laundry, feed the cats, coffee, sit down with God, but my routine was interrupted - - -I didn’t get up early enough to have some Silence and Solitude - - - SO, still cranky - - - - - - I decided to break the mold. I went shopping! Not that I don’t go shopping, but I seldom go shopping on Saturday when it is not Christmas-time. Saturday is usually the day that I clean my house, but I knew that certainly wasn’t going to cheer me up.
So I set out to do some shopping.
I needed size 15 knitting needles. I got: new markers , cookie cutters for needle felting , food grade rubber stamps , and size 15 knitting needles . I was starting to feel better. I was feeling CREATIVELY INSPIRED. I had visions of sketching my needle-felt designs with my new markers. I had visions of needle-felting my designs with my cookie cutters. I had visions of making delicious heart-shaped sugar cookies and decorating them with the rubber stamps, and, of course, I had visions of the beautiful PINK BLING COWL I was going to knit on my new knitting needles. When my creative juices get flowing I instantly cheer up! Yay!!!!
Stop #2 Home Goods
I also got a new coffee mug.
Then I headed home - feeling better – much better.
When I got home I unpacked my new goodies and found new places for them in my Creative Workshop, aka my Studio, aka my Craft Room, aka our Dining Room.
Setting these new supplies out inspired me to clean and organize my studio just a little. However, this little bit of reorganization and cleaning out really made me feel good, happy, JOYFUL! I was filled with DIVINE INSPIRATION, and I was eager to get to work CREATING!
So, I sat down with a cup of coffee, in my new mug of course, a chocolate chip cookie, my new size 15 knitting needles, and some of the gorgeous PINK BLING YARN I bought at Vogue Knitting Live last week, and I CREATED!
Can you see the bling? There is a smattering of deep pink sequins – not too little, not too much. Now my heart was leaping with JOY!!!!
Then my daughter came home from her day shopping with this -
for me!!! AND she got it for sale! 50% off of a already marked down sale price! Does that not look like the perfect knitting bag?!
and I had the most delicious Risi and Bisi!!!! Yum!!
NOW, I know that spending money is NOT the best way to cheer oneself up - - - BUT, you know what - - - sometimes - - - once in a while - - - every now and then - - - it’s okay.
Oops, I almost forgot! I am joining Beverly’s Pink Saturday Party! http://www.howsweetthesound.typepad.com/