A while back I asked the question “Are Adult Coloring Books Really Necessary?” because I had seen so many of them in stores and was trying to figure out if I should get one. However, I found that I did not like the designs I saw and therefore assumed that adult coloring books were not for me.
This past December, I decided to give them a try though and even bought some for my mom because she wanted one. I have since discovered what it is that I did not like about them. I like my coloring books to be more realistic so all the animal designs made up of flowers were not something I wanted. The designs I see within them tend to be rainbow colored and crazy, which goes against my desire to be realistic in my designs and coloring.
You see, I have unconsciously fallen into the trap of “flowers are red”.
“What is that?” you may ask. Well check out the video and pay attention to the lyrics.
As a child, one of my favorite pasttimes was coloring. The hardest part about it was staying inside the lines. Well, that and maybe deciding what colors to use for the picture. During my freshman year of college, my roommate and I used to spend time coloring pictures and making cute little nametags for our… Continue reading Are Adult Coloring Books Necessary?
Going through things and getting rid of them is not easy when you tend to lean more towards the packrat side of the spectrum. Every now and then I watch an episode of Hoarders, and I’m grateful my packrattiness is not that serious. I usually also have a desire to clean and get rid of… Continue reading The Battle with “Stuff”
Today, I am focusing on my intended audience for my blog as part of blogging 101. I’ve been sitting here writing draft after draft for potential audiences I thought would enjoy my blog; however, it’s still new, and I’m still trying to figure out what I’m writing about. I have ideas, obviously, but there’s no telling what… Continue reading Learning to Ignore the Negative
Once upon a time, I explained that my fear holds me back from accomplishing things; however, there’s another dangerous gremlin that takes hold of me now and then. You see, I’m in this strange mood where I want to accomplish a million different things, but I can’t do it all at once. Therefore, I don’t… Continue reading Restless