Wednesday, May 04, 2011

What do you wish to know plus April update

Wishcasting Wednesday!

I´m posting later than usual today because I went on a road trip. Albeit a very short one. Sabine and I visited "La carpintería artesanal" today, which she has known for a long while and was completely new for me.

It is a very big shop dedicated to wooden pieces. From big doll houses to the tiniest boxes, going through any kind of decorative wood piece you can think about. Or almost. ;)

We spent a delightful hour and a half admiring each piece and making plans. Our goal was to buy only the pieces we will be using this month. No "just in case" purchases. Not an easy task! There were dozens of pretty boxes. Small, big, tall, short, square, circle (ooooooooohhhhh! The ciiiiircles).

Each time I picked a box I chanted "Ommmmmmm, you stilllllll have two boxes at the art classroommmmmmmm that you don´t know what to do withhhhhhh. Put that one downnnnnnnn"

So when I saw Jamie´s question for today: "What do you want to know?" my answer was a very practical one. I wish to know what to do next with my boxes. Specially the two boxes that have been neglected for weeks now beacuse I don´t know what to do with them. Which is the next step?

Here are my main projects for May: round box, sqaure box, necklace hanger and brushes holder.

You can read what other wishers are saying at the original post from Jamie for today.

On other news: I have completed a whole quarter of daily pictures for my 365 project. Super yay!

Update for April. You can click on the mosaic for a larger version.April summary:

1st: the rose decoupaged frame
2nd: our godson Martín came for tea.
4th: ironing
5th: Tati won the Mario cart race!
6th: Havanna with Sabine
7th: Finished Patii Digh´s Four word self help
9th: lunch by the river for my mom´s 75th birthday
10th: Tati crafting and my cross stitch dragon
12th: new hair cuts
13th: reading list
15th: my first local scrapbook class
16th: Tati´s first dancing birthday party
18th: the kids school commisioned me to take the official renovations pictures (they have new labs, renovated classrooms, new patio features and a small recreational park for teh kids to roam about)
19th: OK GO has a new web page
21st: Tati´s new passport arrived today
22nd: my colourful shelf featuring my Paint Party Friday piece
23rd: Lara came for a play date
24th: Easter
25th: Frida, the birthday girl, is six
26th: my art table
27th: autumn tree
28th: my son has a You Tube page where he talks about Bakugan (in the pic), Pokemon and now Beyblade. He has over 400 followers!
29th: we watched the Royal Wedding on line
30th: tea at my cousin´s (she is also my son´s godmother). In the picture her son Nicolás.


misteejay said...

Congrats on your daily picture achievement - "Yey, Paula!!"

That place for wooden items looks interesting...I could probably spend days in there LOL

Toni xx said...

Lots of creativity going on here... wow!
I know these boxes will find there way into some loving homes. :]
As you wish for yourself, I wish for you as well.

erinrichardson said...

I love your practical wish! As you wish for yourself, Paula, so do I wish for you as well.

Camilla said...

May you find your next art project :)

As you wish for yourself, so I wish for you also.

reikiflower said...

the boxes will speak to you and tell you what they want. ... and you will hear :)

as you wish for yourself, i wish for you also. <3 Gayle!

Mandy said...

I agree with Gayle. You will know. As you wish for yourself, so I wish for you also.

Lynn Stevens said...

What a fun store that must be, would be hard not buying everyone you like! I can't wait to see what you come up with!
hugs Lynn

Lucy Ladham-Dyment said...

Looks like a great store. Love your wish. As Paula wishes for herself, so I wish for her also.

art2cee2 said...

What a neat place for wooden items. I wouldn't be able to leave the place with just a few items. I have lots of things that need paint in my studio and they are still waiting for the paint. :-)

Mouse said...

Thank you for visiting Paula, love your site, very creative! As you wish for yourself, so I wish for you too ...... and I have a feeling you'll have some answers before too long :)

Donna said...

Lol - a fabulous wish! As you wish for yourself, I wish for you also. xx

Jenni said...

Paula, I *love* boxes of all kinds. As you wish for yourself with these beautiful boxes, so I wish for you, for the greatest good of all xoxox ~ jenni

S said...

As you wish for yourself, I wish for you also.

Thanks for stopping by my blog and leaving a comment. :)

Grace said...

WOW, you are one very busy and busy-to-be lady with the boxes! Can't wait to see what you do with them! (and that list?? VERY impressive! Whats your secret? ;-)..)

As you wish for yourself, I wish for you as well!


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