“Choose a cup!”
That was the beginning of our great creative adventure with Auntie Laima, choosing the cherished teacup that we would bring to the table for lunch. What a delight to sit down to favourite china, double bergamot tea, delicious treats and great company. It gave us a great chance to catch up and connect before we headed out to stock up on inspiration and supplies.
Auntie Laima drove us to one of her favourite spots for yarn and fabric, Cambridge Fibres and Lens. Oh, the abundance!!
How do you even begin to choose? Or course, the smart thing would be to start with your project(s) in mind and focus on precisely what you need. But then sometimes you just fall in love.
This was the first yarn I picked out. I have no idea what I’ll make with it but something that I can wrap around myself because it feels as beautiful as it looks! Already I had something so wonderful it didn’t matter if I found anything else. But of course… I found something else.
As with Art Day it’s so easy to tell which palette is mine and which one is Shannon’s! I love the way you see each of our personalities emerge in our choices.
Then we took the freight elevator downstairs to an entire floor of fabrics!
Wow! Even though my sewing adventure is currently on hold, this array was full of inspiration for drawing…
For personal preference…
It was such a rich experience. It brought me back to memories of my mom, my grandma and my aunt heading out for their grand adventures together in search of treasures and finds. I’m so glad we were able to do this together and look forward to the day when our sister Suzie can join us too. Thank you so much, Auntie Laima!
There’s no better way to wrap up a creative adventure then stopping for a breather, a bite and a chat. You can tell by Shannon’s smile just how great a time we’ve had! To top it all off, she looked up and noticed something amazing: three kittens keeping us company!
A day full of blessings!