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Star Trek Crafts

I want to thank everybody for your comments and support on my post from the other day. Your words do a lot to lift me, and I really really do appreciate you. I'm feeling a bit better, probably because all the medicines are working their way out of my system. So I feel better physically at least, and that helps. I'm still pretty down in the dumps... but I won't give up. Bobby and I decided to take a break from trying for at least a few months. Gotta take a breather and focus my energy on something a little less emotionally draining! I decided to sign up for a craft show next weekend. I think the prep work will distract me.

Anyway, I made some Star Trek crafts for a swap the other week and I want to show you what I made.
 First is a journal made from the covers of a recycled old Reader's Digest Condensed Books. The pattern on the book looked retro and kinda perfect, even if I did paint/draw over most of it. I saw a t-shirt that said, "Trek yourself before you wreck yourself" that made me laugh. Took the same sentiment for this journal.
Mister Spock.
 I also drew a little watercolor monster in a Star Trek uniform giving the Vulcan salute.
 And finally a totebag... 
The lot. Live long and prosper.


Kathi said...

Great journal. I love your Trekkie monster.

I haven't been by to visit recently, but gather things have been difficult.

Sending you {{((hugs))}} and soothing vibes.

ami said...

Very cool, esp. the journal. I've been trying to improve my collage skills, and one of the things I struggle with is learning to cover stuff up. So I'm impressed with your ability to take an awesome book cover and paint over it just enough to leave a good punch of the original shining through.

I hope this "time off" is healing for you. My husband & I have been taking time off too, and while it can still be difficult to hear about OPP (Other People's Pregnancies), there's something empowering in knowing that we're choosing not to try right now, choosing to take this time off and take care of ourselves, and making the choice of "no pregnancy" as opposed to it being something that is happening to us. Well wishes to you & Bobby!

Lisa said...

Holy moly, what a swap! Your partner must have been over the moon! I'm glad you're feeling better, and I think the break from trying might do you good, stress is no bueno. Have a great weekend, Kira :)

Shanna Shands said...

LOL super fun ideas! I have never really been into the space themed shows but this is totally fun!

silentblair said...

Oh to have been your partner (I didn't participate this round much to my dismay) because this is right up my alley. I LOVE the expression of Spock on the journal!!!

Great work!

And good for you for seeing a break was needed. I know from slight experience with this it won't be completely gone from your thoughts, but you need to cut yourself some slack every once in a while. (Such a hard thing for us to do!)