First stock take of the year. Inspired by the lovely Pip at Meet me at Mikes blog, if you want to take your own stock, there is a blank list of starting words at the end of this post.
These posts are a fun way to see what is going on and they are great to look back on and see what you were up to at the time.
Here goes –
Making : Mandalas in my sketchbook.
Cooking : Chicken tikka masala for dinner.
Drinking : Nothing, but now I want a cup of tea.
Reading: Better than Before by Gretchen Rubin and Future Home of the Living God by Louise Erdrich.
Wanting: A cup of tea, hold on while I put the kettle on…..
Looking: At my kids doing homework as I write this.
Playing: With my new/old typewriter now it has a shiny new ribbon.
Deciding: What to wear for work.
Wishing: My clothes ironed themselves!
Enjoying: My part time job at the local library.
Waiting: For the dishwasher to finish.
Liking: The new layers in my hair.
Wondering: Shall I make cinnamon muffins?
Loving: ‘Episodes’ on Netflix.
Pondering: Whether to invest on some gouache paints or stick to watercolors for now.
Considering: What to do this weekend.
Buying: New noodle bowls (hopefully, I saw them today and I WANT them!)
Watching: Lisa Congdon’s daily class on Creative Bug.
Hoping: For a nice weekend of weather.
Marvelling: At all the things to learn.
Cringing: At the crazy things people do to make a video.
Needing: Lip balm.
Questioning: Why I haven’t cleared more clutter out of our basement.
Smelling: Tuberose essential oil.
Wearing: Jeans and sweatshirt.
Following: Lots of new blogs on Bloglovin’ and trying to be a good bloggy pal by reading them all.
Noticing: How nice the table looks when it is clear and polished.
Knowing: I need to learn iMovie.
Thinking: Constant ideas, I have to write them all in a little book!
Admiring: All the clever creative people.
Sorting: Book covers to make myself an art journal.
Getting: Excited to make a new art journal.
Bookmarking: Pages in magazines as I slowly read them. I buy magazines then don’t give myself time to read them!
Coveting: Old photos and postcards.
Disliking: Super dry overheated winter air.
Opening: A box of parchment paper to make muffin cases as I have run out!
Giggling: At ‘Project Runway Allstars’ new season.
Feeling: A bit chilly.
Snacking: On Penguin biscuits.
Helping: Anyone I can and needs my help.
Hearing: All the podcasts, I am liking ‘How She Creates’ and ‘Radiolab’ at the moment.
Ooh, looks lots of creativity is still happening for you in 2018, Clare! Looking forward to seeing what you come up,with!
Hi Carolyn, I think it is going to be a great year!