We had a (relatively) quiet NYE night at home, complete with toasted ravioli, chocolate cupcakes, glow sticks and confetti. We made it closer to midnight than in previous years, but by 10:30 or so J+J seemed pretty tired so we celebrated with a countdown and confetti toss and then called it a night. Happy New Year!
new years eve
Hope you have a wonderful weekend planned. We’ll be enjoying the remaining days of our vacation and enjoying a low-key family NYE celebration. Not sure if J+J will make it till midnight, but this is the first year that we’re going to let them try. Something tells me they’ll outlast us this year.
Here are a few favorites from my week:
- I got a new lens for my camera this Christmas, so I’m more determined than ever to shoot in manual mode. This visual guide to achieving certain effects is super helpful.
- Do you have a 2012 calendar yet? I’ve got my eye on a few, including this one and this one.
- Poppytalk’s round-up of this year’s most influential trends in art/design/craft is overflowing with inspiration. Lots to add to my to-do list for 2012.
- Jenna received this painting set for Christmas and we use it nearly every day. I made the print above using the chevron-patterned roller.
- I’m not big on making (or keeping) new year’s resolutions, but this list of creative resolutions is pretty cool and includes quite a few things I could probably achieve.
Happy New Year!
We’re staying in for New Year’s Eve this year, but that doesn’t mean we won’t be celebrating. We’re planning a few surprises to ring in the new year with J+J, and yesterday I kicked off the NYE party planning by making a confetti garland.
Here’s how I made it: