When I said my first art show, back in November, was “my first art show,” I guess technically that wasn’t true. (It was the first show … Continue reading Technically, I lied
Life doesn’t suck. The Conception Arts show in Boston last week didn’t suck, either. Actually, it was pretty amazing. Terrifying, yes. But amazing. The best part … Continue reading I survived a Boston art show
As I wrap my hands around a steaming mug of coffee in the cozy indoors, I can almost (almost) forget how frigid it is on the other side of those office windows. I hate the cold. But my husband… That … Continue reading 3+ME: ‘Nope, Daddy’s going with his friends’
Apologies to Snow White, but I’ve been singing this refrain all week. Ah, my prints! I’ve been eagerly awaiting their arrival — and they made it! … Continue reading Someday my prints will come
Last night, I finished it. The huge canvas I was terrified to do? It’s done. All 24×24 inches of it. And even more surprising me finishing … Continue reading Conquered the canvas
I have a bad habit of buying stuff that I never end up using. Clothes. Gadgets. Rosetta Stone Spanish (I’ll get to that SOMEDAY Jessie! Promise!).
And a set of bamboo ink brushes. I got them sometime during my senior year of college.
That was seven years ago.
All this time, those brushes have sat, still in the packaging, in my art drawer. They moved with me from my parents’ house, to my first apartment, to my boyfriend’s house, to the apartment I now share with that then-boyfriend, now-fiance, almost-husband.
One thing about the wedding that makes me nervous (in addition to the gazillion other things that make me nervous) is that we’ll put all this work into ALL these little details – and nobody will really notice much. Will they? Do guests pay attention to the little things? Food is probably the biggest thing they care about, followed by choice of music. I guess, right? But aside from those things, will anyone actually appreciate the details? Like the centerpieces Geoff puzzle-pieced together even though I (may have) doubted him til I saw the finished product. The quotes I learned … Continue reading wedding: do guests notice the little things?