graygirlstudios

silly book nerd, photography lover, yoga apprentice, jewelry maker, always a sarcastic teacher playing outside in the garden with my animals

Monday Motivation

plastic on the line

I’ve started making bags from discarded banners and one thing I didn’t think of, or discover until after they were finished, is that they are dirty. Like dirty, sooty, leave-your-fingers-black-when-you-touch-it dirty. So I had the bright idea of putting the pieces in the washing machine on the delicate cycle. I don’t dare put them in the dryer. I hung them up for a colorful clothesline.

1st bag banner Oct 2014

All in…

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Lazy Sunday

This was taken many years ago during a doga-yoga class. Scotty was such a good boy at this.

Lazy Sunday

This was taken many years ago during a doga-yoga class. Scotty was such a good boy at this.

Quote of the day

Quote of the day

I think this is a really good reminder for us all creative types. There are days when we’re down because things just aren’t selling, or no one seems to want to hear about our greatest new adventure/discovery, or what we’re trying to make just isn’t coming together in the way we imagined.

On days like those, I just remember that creativity for its own sake is its own reward. It is said that…

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Follow up Thursday

I’m a big fan of material; patterned material, silk material, cotton material, material with patterns, stripes, polka dots, etc.

Follow up Thursday

I’m a big fan of material; patterned material, silk material, cotton material, material with patterns, stripes, polka dots, etc.

Day 14 #stopdropashtanga is seated forward fold. I can’t say that this is a *favorite* pose, but it is a good one and a good one for me. See, I’ve never been able to fold all the way as my calves are very tight, but I have come a long way and I am so happy with how far I have come. 
#yoga #yogaisgoodfor #yogapose #yogachallengeoftheday @colure @theyogimovement @rosebatignani

Day 14 #stopdropashtanga is seated forward fold. I can’t say that this is a *favorite* pose, but it is a good one and a good one for me. See, I’ve never been able to fold all the way as my calves are very tight, but I have come a long way and I am so happy with how far I have come.
#yoga #yogaisgoodfor #yogapose #yogachallengeoftheday @colure @theyogimovement @rosebatignani

thought for today

I was thinking recently about how easy it can be to reach a certain goal; whether it’s weight lost, a school degree, a certain yoga pose or stretch, or just a new habit; something you’re trying to improve upon in life or a bad habit you’re trying to drop. Reaching that goal can be the easy part, but it’s the maintaining that’s difficult.

Maintaining a good eating habit or exercise routine, mai…

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Tune Tuesday

this is one of my favorite songs by these guys, such a beautiful song

Monday Motivation

large banner bag Oct 2014

You remember Rogue sitting on my material yesterday? Well, this is part of it. I was working on this bag yesterday and she was “starving” -

- read: I didn’t feed her fast enough so she made herself highly visible and a cute pest

- so she made herself comfortable on some of the other material that I had lying around. I’m finally putting to use the rotary cutter I have and I’ll tell you what, I…

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Lazy Sunday

I’m attempting some bags made out of banners and Rogue decided to “help” by holding down the material.

Lazy Sunday

I’m attempting some bags made out of banners and Rogue decided to “help” by holding down the material.

Day 11 #stopdropashtanga is chair pose. @christinamgary-you can do this one! 
@colure @theyogimovement @rosebatignani #yoga #yogainlakeeolapark #yogachallengeoftheday

Day 11 #stopdropashtanga is chair pose. @christinamgary-you can do this one!
@colure @theyogimovement @rosebatignani #yoga #yogainlakeeolapark #yogachallengeoftheday

Quote of the day

Quote of the day

I was walking downtown recently and passed by a beautiful young girl; hair done, makeup perfect, in the most flattering outfit. She walked with such grace and ease, and seemed to have such a comfortable way about her.

I have never been that person.
Until recently.

See, I think like most (young) people, I wanted to be pretty and gorgeous and wear the nicest best clothes and have perfect hair and…

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