Monday, July 13, 2009
Rainy Monday, Summer Colds
Our home was shut down with big colds through the weekend. Our son must have brought back a new bug from Germany. He ended up with bronchitis and breathing treatments on Friday, then my daughter started with the tell-tale hacking cough, and then I felt like I was in a cloud on Saturday. I knew my husband was going to get crazy worrying about catching it, as he has neck surgery next week and is trying to stay clear of us!
It's a rainy Monday here, which is good because I have plans to disinfect the place, dust, change sheets, vacuum ... and I won't be too tempted to go outside.
Emily invited me to be part of a Creative Clutter group on Flickr. Boy, do I have clutter! My sewing room has never shaped up, and my beautiful studio is quited bogged down in "stuff." I thought all that might scare folks, so I'm showing a bit of the mess I've made preparing for a swap Stephanie invited me to do a few months ago. This is the week to mail, and I have just a few finishing touches left. I love the colors in that Christmas fabric group above. I bought as much as I could afford last holiday season.
So, it turns out, only I was in a frenzy about creating the calicodaisy facebook fan page. Michelle responded to my post but doesn't facebook, Barb warned me to be careful, and Kristie facebooks and became a fan of my page. So, Kristie wins the giveaway prize. I really prefer blogging. We can make the pages look like we want, and FB isn't really built for that -- well, I don't think it is. However, as I hope to make my studio services my full-time business, I'm trying to learn as much as I can about marketing across the social networks!
Have you tried the editing option on Flickr yet? It takes you to Picnic, and I have been cropping photos there this past week. I added text to the bloomers photo above. Oh, the possibilities! You should try it this week. I'm thinking about creating a new blog banner.