I went to Houston this weekend to visit my cousin Celina so that I could photograph her and her husband Nick as their Christmas gift. (Like I wrote in my previous post, I am short on funds for Christmas this year, so I’m photographing some friends & fam for presents this year). We went to Discovery Green Park and snapped a few.
So we walked in, and I literally gasped for air due to the the sheer AWESOME that was before me in this store. Apparently they’ve been around for a while, since 1983, but since I live out in Hicktown, USA, I had never even heard of it until this weekend. I’ve always dreamed of making invitations for a living. Perhaps I have found a new hobby that could eventually blossom into a new passion? I’ve become obsessed with wanting to learn how to emboss both with powders and with paper presses. I’m hoping that I can convince my friend Amy to do that with her wedding invitations! It’s things like this that get me going. ..
I can’t wait to buy some stuff to try embossing! I just hope I can pace myself in what I buy. Sadly, a lot of the stuff at Paper Source was expensive, but at least I got inspired! I’ve found a lot of stuff that they had for cheaper on amazon.com and I plan to check out Hobby Lobby too. I did end up buying a couple of presents for Nick and my upcoming 4 year Date-iversary from Paper Source, though. I’m hoping to attend a workshop or two one weekend in the future so that I can learn a lot more about doing more hands on work like this.