Fresh Eyes

When I was younger I had glasses but I never wanted to wear them. Eye wear wasn’t very fashionable when I was in high school. Large frames and metal rims just weren’t on the covers of fashion magazines…not that I read those. Anyone that knows me, knows that I am all about comfort over trends. So, last year I started wearing glasses all the time and I was amazed at all the little details that I could finally see. But since I like comfort, I decided I wanted contacts. My hubby has been wearing contacts for 15 years or so and makes it look so easy to get them in and out. A few months ago, I made the switch.

So, this morning I bolted awake in bed at 6:15 and realized that I had forgotten to take out my contacts last evening. I slept all night with them in! I frantically raced to the bathroom and prayed that I would be able to safely remove them. In college I had a friend that lost part of her cornea due to sleeping with contacts in. The contact fused to her cornea and tore off a piece of her eye when she removed the contact. She had to have surgery and will never be able to wear contacts again.

Thankfully, my contacts came right out without removing pieces of my eye ball. But needless to say, it scared me, so today I am taking a break from contacts.

Creating the Layout

Here is the last layout in my Colors of India Art Journal. My background has been stenciled with StencilGirl, painted with Infusions and embossed. The flower stamp is by PaperArtsy and the Japanese Wave Stamp by Deep Red Stamps.

Other Colors of India Art Journal Layouts:

Can You Imagine Making Adventures

Green And Yellow Paisley

I Am Unique

The Pensive Sarod Player

The Hand

And my favorite beverage is Tea as I play along with Elizabeth for Tea Tuesday!

Thanks for Joining me,


Challenges Entered:

Monday Simon Says: Grunge It Up

Craft Stamper: Anything Goes February Make It Challenge

We Love 2 Create: #5 Anything

Frilly And Funkie: Dare to resist (embossing)