Paralyzed From the Brain Down - April 3, 2020

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To say the past weeks have been weird is an understatement. I have been trying to work from home, but it's difficult. What's worse is that I'm home more, but am completely unable to paint! I'm paralyzed and I can't figure out what's wrong. My husband says all psychological problems are inherently fixable if you can articulate what the problem is. So when I can't articulate it, I feel worse, like it's only ME standing in the way of feeling better. If only I were smarter.
One fun thing is that my siblings and I are all talking more online. Yesterday we had the best conversation because one never-available-when-we-group-call sibling actually took part! Unfortunately, they also got mad when I took a (lot) screenshots. I touched up one of the screenshots to show how they should really feel about me. 

I'm thinking of downloading some filters for my next meeting at work and looking like the potato lady I can't stop laughing at this picture. 

And laugh…

Dahlia Folded Flower Pin


See what happens when you give a girl a circle punch and leave her alone in McDonalds while her son
runs around like a lunatic? SEE? Dahlia flowers!


And then she gives up her exercise time to take fancy, romantic pictures of the pin, making you think she lives among roses and chamber music when, in reality, she has a four-year old boy crying to have her can of Diet Pepsi and yelling "You wascally wabbit!" at the top of his lungs.

I live the goooooood life.

Comments

Caroline Armijo said…
Beautiful work! Great post. I totally understand.
Nancy said…
Very nice. I've done the dahlia fold before (and was planning on sharing it this weekend at a shoe box swap with some friends) but you have taken it to the next level. It looks like you layered two dahlia fold medallions together. If so would you share what two size circle punches you used?
April Hajek said…
Beautiful!! Love them.
Heather Eddy said…
Nancy, I don't know the sizes, but I can tell you what the punches looked like... The big circle is the Fiskars one (2"?) and the smaller punch is the yellow one from Michael's - 1 1/2"? Eek.

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