Sunday, June 15, 2014

ICAD to go

I'm hanging out in Virginia with my beloved family this weekend - staying up late at my sister's house and rolling back to our hotel room intending to crash, and then remembering I haven't done an index card.

I had only planned to pack my scissors and glue stick and a sharpie, figuring I could raid my sister's recycling bin for collage fodder.  Thankfully at the last minute I grabbed two large handfuls of bits from my scrap basket, otherwise you'd be getting index cards using nothing but the hotel room yellow-pages.

6-13-14


6-14-14 #1

6-14-14 #2
 
(even when I think I'm so tired that I think I can't hold my head up one second longer, if you sit me down with a glue stick and a bag of scraps it's hard for me to stop!)

Here's my artistic travel kit:

and here's Thursday's index card, made at about 10:00PM, while I was packing for this trip, and realizing I had to be up in six hours to hit the road and I still had so much to do:

6-12-14

Once again, the ICAD challenge proves to me that I CAN be creative every single day and that it really doesn't take much in the way of time or materials.

11 comments:

  1. You are amazing! But then I already knew that! :D

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  2. Super ICADs! To be able to produce these when your head is wanting to be aiming for the pillow shows just how creative you are.

    xx

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  3. Excellent restraint on the ICaD travel kit! :D I still wanna see some shredded hotel Yellow Pages :D

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  4. I especially love the stamphead one!

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  5. Nice Job! I always depend on the hotel lobby brochures and magazines when I'm traveling.

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  6. ^ I agree - a yellow pages icad, please. Or maybe that should be an MMSA challenge? Directory pages, whatever the color! That would drive people a bit nuts.

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  7. Love your art and your ability to do with what you've got! Depending on where you went in VA, I might have been able to help you out with a few scraps of paper.

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  8. Love them. The one with the stamp in particular!

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  9. Where did you get the Margot Fonteyn stamp!!? I love this card!

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    1. I can't remember who sent it, but I pulled it off an envelope and saved it in my stamp stash.

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