Purple is not my favorite color. It does rank well ahead of yellow, which I hate. It edges out blue and red, which are other people’s favorite colors (my mom’s and my husband’s, respectively). But it’s no green or orange. That’s for sure.
I do have a few purple garments in my wardrobe. But purple doesn’t show up in our home’s decor, and it seldom appears in our food or drink.
So when today’s make something suggestion was to work entirely in purple, I wondered if I would find supplies. I suppose there’s a purple Sharpie in my set, and no doubt the girls have purple crayons in their mess of artsy things. But what else?
In just moments, the universe that is my home surprised me:
- A ball of fuzzy lavender yarn in the toy room (why?)
- A sheet of purple paper buried in the re-usable stack in my office
- The dried-up rose petals from last week’s “make something that will decay” assignment, now a much deeper shade of purple
These elements came together in this simple composition of a purple word: