Kristi and I are so thrilled that some of you are joining in us in our weekly photo challenge. We love to see how all of you are interpreting the prompt. Next week's prompt is a pseudo-quote for you to use as your inspiration:
I failed to share on Friday that this week's prompt is 'journey'. I sincerely apologize. Life is always so busy in the summer and the weeks just seem to be flying by. Anyhow, I promise to do better sharing your images from the challenges as well as posting the new prompt each Friday.
Here is this week's diptych:
Kristi's image is on the left and mine is on the right. Oh, I just love her interpretation. That is such a wonderful close-up shot and is a perfect image for the word, 'journey.'
It's not too late to photograph your own interpretation of 'journey'. We'd love to see it!
*I wish I could post the images larger on this typepad blog, but unfortunately I cannot. However, if you do click on the image, you can see it larger.
If you love to make soft toys and dolls in particular, then I am sure you are familiar with the fabulous Hillary Lang of Wee Wonderfuls. I have been a long time visitor to her blog so I was ecstatic when I saw that she was publishing her own book of dolls to make. I immediately pre-ordered it from Amazon and it arrived last week. It is fabulous! Every project inside is cuter than the last and the directions are clear and easy to understand. The patterns are terrific without any enlargement needed...I love it when I don't have to run to the copy store to enlarge a pattern.
Today is my mom's birthday and wanted to make her a doll. I chose to create the 'Tag-a-long' doll in the book. And here she is...Lily.
She was so fun to make. I always love how dolls/soft toys come to life when you add the facial features and a little stuffing. We visited Grandma today and she loved Lily. 72 isn't too old for a homemade doll, right? Good thing, my mom doesn't think so!
Next on the agenda is a doll for Jackson. Hillary has a pattern in the book for a boy doll named, Eddie (you can see him on the front cover). I love that she included boy dolls.
I love seeing Kristi's email each week with her gorgeous image attached. It is so fun to see different perspectives/interpretations of the same prompt.
I am also thrilled that some of you would like to participate in the photography challenge. That's fantastic! If you did take a photo, please be sure to post a link in the comments section so that I can share them in an upcoming blog entry this week.
Our prompt for this week was to photograph your favorite color.
My favorite color is pink, so I picked some of my favorite girlie pink things and I just love Kristi's beautiful summery yellow balloons!
There were some people that expressed interest in participating in our weekly photography challenge. Woohoo! Therefore, each Friday, I will post the following week's inspiration/prompt. So, if you decide you want to join in, you can check the blog for the prompt and then on Wednesday, share a link in the comments to your image.
It's week two for the collaboration project between myself and Kristi. Our inspiration for this week was the word, 'collection.' What a great prompt. I have lots of mini collections I have started recently, i.e. my vintage camera collection, vintage flower frogs, vintage keys, and heart shaped rocks to name a few. I decided however, to photograph my vintage photo collection. I love finding these treasures at antique stores and estate sales. I am drawn to the faces, smiles, eyes of the subjects...I like to come up with my own stories for the photo's significance. Kristi photographed her beautiful seashell collection. I just love the soft tones in her image...it is so incredibly soothing.
As I mentioned last week, please share if you are inspired to partake in the challenge and photography your own interpretation of 'collection.' Also, would you like it if we posted next week's theme in advance. I'd love to hear your thoughts and it would be so much fun if lots of people participated!
Jack LOVES to eat and whenever & whatever someone else is eating, he must partake as well. When his brothers eat popsicles, he must have one. He was so happy to enjoy this cherry popsicle after our walk last night. He was holding on to that stick with all his might and as you can see in this photo, he was very focused.