Wednesday, September 16, 2015

The daily card, week 34

I love the late summer palette (unintentionally) creeping into the cards. This week was a fun one in art and in life: participating in the 30 Lists blog hop, prepping and throwing a Middle East-themed potluck dinner party with my friends from high school, hitting Virginia for a wine-tasting, and (as always) playing with pattern.

I also started sharing the cards on Instagram. (One of these days I'll figure out how to have nifty little icons for all my social media profiles on my blog sidebar, but that day hasn't come yet.) It felt disproportionately daunting for such a minor thing - but somehow it is less intimidating to share my various endeavors with people, many of them strangers, in this space than it is to slap them in the Instagram feeds of my colleagues and my high school classmates and whoever else may be following me. It felt like vulnerability for sure - getting out of your comfort zone and daring greatly and all that jazz.

But putting myself out there also meant I could link up with the #yearofcreativehabits crew that inspired this whole project. It's part of the process of owning who I am and what I like regardless of who my audience is. And those are very good things.

As a creative challenge, I am decorating a playing card every day in 2015. More context on this project is here and you can see all past card posts here.

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