Project Spectrum begins its third year TODAY! I am so excited, and it brings me even more excitement to see the chatter on various blogs, forums, and websites about this version of Project Spectrum. The Elemental theme has caught on, and I encourage you to really explore this first grouping of colors and the element of fire.
There are several group projects that you can choose from to ignite that creative spark; or you can simply choose to do your own thing, which is also highly encouraged. Either way, it would be great to know what you have going and how you interpret the colors pink, red, and orange, and the fire element. Once again, please use Project Spectrum as a springboard, or a “jumping off” point – you do not have to stick to these colors or these dates. If you feel like really getting into the essence of orange, then by all means…
The Project Spectrum Artist Trading Card Swap is open until February 14th! We have had a nice response, and Poppins and I encourage you to plan your artwork now so that you can have things ready to go when you receive the name of your swap pals. The above link has all of the information about how to sign up and get involved – check it out!
The Project Spectrum Ravelry group is also a busy spot for ideas, discussions, and suggestions. I am particularly excited about the idea put forth by “Caryatid” Sarah about a Project Spectrum “diet”. Her take on the Project is so similar to mine – in fact, we were reading the same book at the same time that spurred many of the ideas! If you are interested in really studying the elements, the colors, and the experiences surrounding them, please check out the link – or Sarah’s blog post - on this fascinating concept. I was planning to do many of the same things, and it is great to have a community planning to do it too.
My mind is ablaze with all sorts of opportunities for my own experience with Project Spectrum. I am hoping to incorporate many new creative focuses into the elemental theme. Cooking seems to be a great fit with the FIRE theme, so there will be some nice warm dinners on the stove this month! Of course, I am also planning to delve into my yarn stash for some knitting…
Planning a Pullover
I am also hoping to get some gift knitting done for a baby shower and my sister’s birthday… there should be enough time…
Of course, then there is all of the weaving I have planned… (new loom tomorrow!)
I would love to hear more about your endeavors for Project Spectrum! Please share by leaving a comment below!