I haven’t been well. I’ve had bronchitis, and it has been painful and irritating. However, thanks to a dose of antibiotics I am now on the road to recovery. I should have rested during this time, but unfortunately I had to work. Today, however, was different. No alarm, no reason to get up, so what happened? Well, I expected to wake at about 6 am, the time the alarm usually rings, however, I slept on – and on – and….. It was after 9.30 when I woke. I’m sure it has done me good.
I recently re-opened my paperpatches shop on Etsy. That too had been lying dormant (for over a year) and have been having a little bit of fun restocking it. As far as I am concerned it is an easy and quick way to be creative. I love using paper, it stitches so beautifully, and it can become so many things, but I don’t have time for that at the moment. It is so frustrating to have to quash the creative spirit, so to find a little outlet is great. I have been using papers made during various dyeing processes to decorate some cards and books, and I have to say that they look much better in real life than they do onscreen. However, they have started selling, so that’s good too.
This morning I started sorting some papers ready for a few more which I will make during the week. (I need to feel stronger to punch the holes.) In so doing I came across this little piece..