You might notice a new icon on my sidebar. This project now has an official name. Be Brave. Check out Jessie's blog for the history and details. I had been calling in DOTTSYED and that is a little wordy so Be Brave is what it will be from now on.
Well my Be Brave idea for today was to start doing some magazine research. I am planning on writing sn article on the Thread Project and really wanted to know what was out there besides the traditional choices. So I am at B&N at the cafe. I ordered a scone and had them heat it up they way over cooked it. I thought to get up and ask for another but I was afraid to do so. I thought this could be my thing for the day but then I thought no its this magazine research I put off. Well I never got up a requested another scone but the Universe gave me another chance to stand up for myself.
Ever since I read some poetry by Billy Collins at Nina Bagley's blog Ornamental, I wanted to get one of his books. Oh but which one to get, I intuitively picked out one but it was wrapped in cellophane. So I opened it to see if I liked it and I did so I put it in my pile of things to get. Then I go look at music and other stuff but I forgot the price of the book so I had the music clerk scan it for me and she says 14.00. When I left the area I remembered the plastic in my pocket. So I look at it and it says the price is 12.95. When I check out I give her the plastic sheet but she scans the bar code on the book. When she gives me my bill, I wonder to myself is it worth the 1.11 difference to speak up and I thought yes, here is an opportunity to stick up for myself so I did and got the amount refunded. As I thought about this a little more I thought perhaps I can not plan what I am going to do for this project, perhaps the Universe has other things in mind for me. By the way a heads up Moleskine has raised the prices on the large sketchbook to 16.95. Yikes, being the sneaky person I looked for one in the back of the pile in hopes to find an older price and was rewarded. I know its only two dollars but still that is a big increase.
This is the page that Ninnie sent for my small journal that JudiRedhead sent me. I love the Goddess and all the inspiring words, thanks Ninnie
This is the ATC that Banna sent me. She made it with Ninnie and its really nice. I think Banna needs a page in my book too. So I am going to add her card to a page and add a little decoration to the background. She is after all a Jr.Glitter Sister.
I have been trying some things from Journal Revolution and this little fake photo strip was fun. I just used pictures I had lying around but I think I need to print some others out and do it up right. They also have a template to make a fake polaroid which is also fun.