Well here we are at the start of another new year.
Is it just me or are they passing quicker? (…and to you young ones out there you’ll be making exclamations like that too one day so stop sniggering!!!)
We had a lovely first day of the decade and year. A brilliant last day of the week. Yep – we were poolside and beach bound again today. Geez I love summer.
… and geez my family were being difficult about having their photo taken today! Humpf! Not to worry – there will be plenty more opportunities to get happy snaps this year.
2010 was the year of the “a day” challenge for me. There was the ‘a photo a day challenge’ and the ‘granny a day challenge’, and then there was also the monthly sewing challenge. This year I’ll be taking a different creative direction and just mixing it up a bit. All the challenges were awesome – teaching me new skills and more interestingly showed me parts of myself – in particular discipline – that I just didn’t even imagine existed.
I found writing down some goals at the start of last year really useful, and whilst I didn’t attain all my ambitions even knowing what I didn’t have time for is beneficial… because I can put it on this year’s list!
So here goes for my 2011 creative goals:
Crochet: hook something for myself to wear, a blanket for Ms. M
Sewing: make more things for myself, learn to use knitted fabric, have a go using a twin needle
Embroidery: keep practicing french knots and smock something!
Photography: do online photography course and spend more time learning about photoshop
Printing: get back into it!
Around the home: finish the native garden at the front of our house, paint the house, paint my bedroom, paint the lounge room. Blah! …oh yeah – and get a new oven.
Overall they’re pretty vague goals but I don’t want to be so regimented this year … I want to go more with the flow.
Cheers to a creative 2011.