If you missed it last week, I'm running a contest. Take this survey for a chance to win a Starbucks gift card. It only takes a couple minutes! More details here. I have been wanting a custom home drawing ever since we bought our house, and there are lots of artists on Etsy who specialize in just that. Someday, perhaps, I will spend the money on one of those for something a little bit more professional, but for now, I decided to try my hand at doing one myself.
I've always loved to sketch things...even as a little girl. In fact, I found these drawing from when I was about 12 years old in an old sketchbook the other day. These are my renditions of Mary Lennox from The Secret Garden and Little Orphan Annie.
I have improved a bit since then, but I still rarely pull out my drawing pencils. This little project, however, reminded me of how calming and therapeutic sketching can be. Maybe I will try it more often.
It's not a masterpiece, but it's our home. Now, I need to find a perfect place for it.