starting on the bed
working on the bed

a bazillion echeveria - day two

DSCN4633

I spent a few hours yesterday and this morning making my hands sore with punches.  I knew the markers Nancy raved about were going to arrive today, and I wanted to have shapes ready to color.  They did arrive, but were sitting in a box on my porch all afternoon.  It's a whole 14°F here...feels like 1°F with the wind chill factored in.  Sigh.  I feel I need to let them come up to room temperature before I start to play.

Comments

Feed You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post.

Sheila

Yikes. Cold cold cold.
Mine are supposed to arrive in a couple days. I'm so excited! I want to pick colors and make baskets!

On the bright side I think you have enough shapes to color for a bit. You look so organized.

Keli

I'm going to be even more organized soon, I've got little storage containers coming. :)

Susan

I'm interested to hear what you think of the markers!

elizabeth s

You are off to to a good start Keli. It is always the preparation time which is the most tedious but it has to be done before the fun part can begin.
And like Susan, I too am interested in hearing more about these fantastic markers.

Nancy Enge

Well, um. I’m not sure it was me who *raved* about the the Letraset/Winsor & Newton Promarkers; I’ve just been using them for years. There are other brands of alcohol base markers. My point was, and is, (until W&N pays me for promotion): use what you have on hand.
Anyway. When I was doing the living roof for Sea House Warming Hut, my vision changed as I engaged with the build. Succulents do not exist in an exclusive environment. In my experience, they thrive with other low-water, drought-tolerant species. I offer this only as a suggestion to relieve the burden of a mono-culture chain gang echeveria production line burn out. I’m sure whatever you do will be briliant.

Keli

I missed the point. That's okay, though, because I really like these markers. I've never owned a good set of markers before.

Succulent burnout has already occurred to me and is being prepared for. :)

Verify your Comment

Previewing your Comment

This is only a preview. Your comment has not yet been posted.

Working...
Your comment could not be posted. Error type:
Your comment has been saved. Comments are moderated and will not appear until approved by the author. Post another comment

The letters and numbers you entered did not match the image. Please try again.

As a final step before posting your comment, enter the letters and numbers you see in the image below. This prevents automated programs from posting comments.

Having trouble reading this image? View an alternate.

Working...

Post a comment

Comments are moderated, and will not appear until the author has approved them.

Your Information

(Name and email address are required. Email address will not be displayed with the comment.)