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Creativity Boot Camp - Day 8

I am having a very tired day, I did my supermarket shopping this morning and now have a tired headache. I think it was all the excitement and driving yesterday. (5 hour round trip.) I also stayed up late last night to finish the pages and projects from yesterday, I need to find pictures for the pages we made. I did finish the little book we made, I added the final touches this morning, I post pictures when the silicone is dry. It is absolutely stunning, I can't stop leafing through it.
I woke this morning and threw open my curtains to see England flags flying everywhere on the street. It made me laugh because after all of the effort to try and get a picture for yesterdays fly prompt, these flags were flying right outside my neighbours door. Sometimes its the obvious that we miss, I can be forgiven, they were not there when I left home yesterday morning.
 Today's prompt is ornament, I think of an ornament as a decoration, either to decorate the home or ourselves. Here is my picture for today, this stands in my bedroom to hold jewellery. I don't like a lot of clutter around, so the jewellery sits in a box, I do like the stand as it fits the theme of my bedroom. I do leave these beads on it all the time. I decorated my decoration with some beads, which in turn decorate me. I think I've got this prompt covered.

Comments

Deanna said…
Love your take on fly and the ornament is too cute. I had no problem at all with fly but can't seem to get it together with ornament. I'm also very tired today but I have the day off so I can just sit around and do nothing if I want!
Diana Joy said…
Cute holder. I don't like clutter either.
Anesha said…
Two super photos, great composition.
Corinne said…
What a fun take on ornament :) I love it!

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