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Don’t forget to breathe

That’s what I’m doing, at the moment, while a pile of claythings is baking in the oven: breathing.  And it’s a good thing, because I think it may have slipped my mind for the last six hours, amidst all of my frenzied activity.

I have a little craft show to do tomorrow night, and it wouldn’t require all that much effort to be ready for it, except for one thing: I went and chose this week to get inspired to try something new.  I couldn’t just be satisfied to take along what i have already made.  Nooooo, that would be entirely too easy.

My workspace

Clearly, the most exciting route is to pull out all of my supplies and tools, make a mess of the dining room table, and spend every. last. moment. making a selection of Brand New Items to take to the show with me.  Clearly.

I think I need saving from myself.


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9 thoughts on “Don’t forget to breathe

  1. It wouldn’t be right if you didn’t back yourself in a corner. I do it all the time. I think it’s in the crafter’s nature!

    See what Marty has been blogging about: Some More Spring

  2. that is such a love/hate thing isn’t it. i do the same 🙂

  3. Wow—look at that blue & green clay combo (sorry, I don’t know all the clay terms): it looks like it has a heart in it! Sweet!

    See what Nikki/WhiMSy love has been blogging about: I bought WHAT?

  4. Nothing inspires like last-minute panic! Good luck with the show- I’ve never found a local one that seemed to fit my style, but I hope to give it a try some day.

  5. I’m doing the same. I still have some time to my exposition, and I already have a lot of thing ready, but I’m never satisfied with what I have.

  6. I’m doing the same. I still have some time to my exposition (14/05), and I already have a lot of thing ready, but I’m never satisfied with what I have, and I’m still waiting for some clay that will receive next week. Is always the same…

  7. Gorgeous mokume blocks, Lisa! I love your choice of colors.

    I know what you mean, some of my most creative moments come when I’m stressed out getting ready for a show. Why is that???

    Have a fabulous show!

    See what Karen has been blogging about: Saturday Morning Tea

  8. Lisa,
    Looks like you are using similar color combos as your buttons. True? If so, that’s a great idea!

  9. So typical of a creative person! Done the same thing more than once myself!

    See what Cindy Lietz, Polymer Clay Tutor has been blogging about: Bead Magazine Tutorials vs Web Video Lessons. Which Do You Prefer?

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