And best of all...
This year I've already written two new picture books as a result of PiBoIdMo. Woo hoo!
Cheers to anyone else who took the challenge.
Here I share news, events, press, bits of my creative process, and the occasional snippet of adventure.
Show and tell time.
These are my family's new bookshelves:
I LOVE them.
Please note all the picture book shelves. And the face-out picture book rack on the wall to the left of the shelves. I am a proud picture book hoarder. I feel that this is a very fine thing. I have a five-year-old afterall (or maybe, yes, that 's just an excuse...).
Also! These awesome bookshelves do not stand alone.
How about some bookshelves just for all our handmade journals and photo albums?
Are two shelves too many? How about three? How about one for the wall? Face out!
Or maybe four?
Aren't these shelves AWESOME?
They are like half-tables stacked on top of one another.
Now, how about some handmade shelves by yours truly (and my crafty sister):
Patchwork bookshelves for the nook at the top of my stairs.
Because every crafty lady should try DECOUPAGE at some point.
Here's the shelves right after I hung them, before I filled them up. My son helped me. He loves helping mommy with projects.
As long as said projects don't involve trips to the craft store.
Is it embarrassing to realize that this little list does not include the bookshelves in my studio? Or my bedroom? or the one downstairs for cookbooks? I mean, is that too many? Too many bookshelves?
NO SUCH THING!
In fact, how about I just add pictures of those shelves too. Why not?
Studio shelves, complete with flying pig light
Cookbooks under the T.V. Wouldn't we rather be reading anyway?
This one houses journals I'm still filling.
BOOKS BOOKS BOOKS!
"I would be most content if my children grew up to be the kind of people who think decorating consists mostly of building enough bookshelves."
Alright. Enough already. Go read a book.
|I loved all the ways my friends decorated for their wedding; isn't this sign great?|
|Yep, this was the alter. So pretty!|
|The bride said a lot of these ideas for decoration were from Pinterest. I heart Pinterest.|
|Here's the guest book I made!|