As you know, life happens, but that doesn’t change anything. I went back to work, and it limited my creative time. So there will be a shift in the timing of projects. Well, just one project, should I say—the Cookie Club. There is no issue with the shipping or getting kits put together. It’s the timing of the videos. I’ll still get those video(s) out, but not as early as expected.
The show must go on
My part for the Makers Creative Collab will still go out as planned, the January swap is still a go, and there is also a giveaway. Be sure to check the PICS page for details on swaps and giveaways.
I’ve been keeping up with the December Daily, if you haven’t noticed. It’s fun and relaxing. I’m not a journaler, but I wasn’t a crafter either. 🤣 Trying to be a little Christmasy.
I have a new kind of daily prompt for January, similar to how I did an entire month of Notes-member, but it will be more than motivational quotes. For the last week of December, I’ll be putting the information for that out there. Be sure to keep up with the PICS page.
It’s December 1st, and it’s time to get the ball rolling. There are so many things going on this month. We have The Cookie Club, the Makers Creative Collab with P.M. Artist Studio, giveaways, and the upcoming Ephemera Swap for January. Let’s break this down in order.
The Cookie Club
The Cookie Club’s theme is The 12 Days of Christmas. For those participating, I’ll be videoing each cookie design. I may use stencils, my projector, and I may even freehand it; who knows. Either way, it goes; something is going on the cookie. I’m going to keep it sweet and simple. There may be a bit of artsy stuff going on there, but it’ll still be fun.
You have until December 20th to sign up and get your box. Be sure to check the pinned Cookie Club post at the top of the main blog page to sign up.
The Makers Creative Collab
If you haven’t been keeping up with it over the last three months, you have no idea what you’re missing. In the Makers group and on YouTube, creatives are showing their stuff. So, without giving too much away, I’ll be making another cookie! Yay! Just like the cornucopia, this is something I never made before. Mixing baking and crafting is fun and challenging when combining the two and creating something entirely edible.
Shannon from Hot Mess Crafting on Facebook is having a giveaway. I’ll be one of the small businesses giving away a prize to her one winner or one of her winners (don’t quote me in the number of winners. lol).
The Ephemera Swap
I’m hosting a swap in January where those participating will make ephemera and swap with a partner. There is no minimum amount of pieces to be made. Partners can discuss that. Be sure to check out the PICS page for more information. If you have any questions, feel free to fill out the contact form on the Support page.
Questions or Concerns?
If you have any questions about the events above, visit the Support page and fill out the contact form. I’ll get back to you as soon as possible.
It’s day 30 and we’re about to step into December. Before we close out Notes-vember and move into the next month, ask yourself some questions about your process and progress.
How do you feel about yourself? Are you proud of yourself? Has the love for yourself grown stronger?
What changed? What stayed the same?
What new routines/habit have you started/built?
How many new people have you met and interacted with?
How have your existing relationships changed? Have they grown? Has anyone walked way? Did you let anyone go?
The list of questions are endless, but all you need to do is ask yourself the ones that matter. Don’t ask yourself the “safe questions” because you’re afraid to ask the ones that require digging up and letting go. This is your time to put it on the tablet, look at it, talk about it, and move it to the “out bin.”
Reflection & Thank You
I greatly appreciate those that took the time to read for the entire month of November. I appreciate those that visit this sometime down the line.
I hope this 30-Day journey of motivation and reflection boosts you in whatever way you need it to. The tool is here, its all about how you use it. Tell yourself what you want, what you need, and where you want to go.
What’s Up With December?
December Daily… For the month of December, I’ll be participating in the December Daily with Bree from 1134 Press and other journalers. I’m not really a journaler, but I feel I can learn and do it in my own way based on the prompts given. I didn’t post my journal for Notes-vember, I’ll likely share the December Daily because it be too personal.
Be sure to check out Bree on YouTube at 1134 Press. She does great work and her channel is so peaceful.
She has all kinds of informative videos. From book binding, to how to start a journal, and how to find things to make your journal with.
The Cookie Club… I’ll also be having The Cookie Club: 12 Days of Christmas thing going. If you’d like more information on that, visit the sticky post at the top of the Neatsuites blog or visit the PICS page.
Makers Creative Collab… I’ll be participating in another collab with the Makers of Mixed Media Art/Artists group on Facebook. There’s a gaggle of us YouTubers that post our processes or the a showing of the final project. Not to forget about the sneak peeks and teasers posted until the big day. If you’re into mixed media and all other types of artful goodness, be sure to check P. M. Artist Studio on YouTube. I’ve learned so much since watching their channel.