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In the beginning of 2013, for a variety of reasons, I was feeling very uninspired and in a rut. Knowing I needed to do something about it, I decided it would be a good idea to take a picture of the socks I wore everyday for one month and do a design based on them.
The original plan was that I would do the design on the same day I wore the socks. Needles to say, that’s not how it worked out, considering its now 2021 and I still haven’t finished the project. Oops.)
On the bright side, even though I haven’t fully finished the project yet, my idea seemed to work! I got pulled out of my rut and ended up with some cool designs that I wouldn’t have thought of otherwise. Some examples are: Grim Reaper with Flower, Bokeh Inspired Colorful Hearts and Bears Flying Planes.
Due the pandemic and Florida summers being a little to hot for me, I figured it was as good a time as any to continue the sock picture project from 2013.
When I looked where I happen to leave off it was a pair of white socks.
I had originally picked February because it was the shortest month, thinking that would make it the easiest. One thing that I forgot to factor in was due to my birthday, anniversary, and a bunch of other reasons, I had a bunch of weekend getaways planned.
When I travel, despite all the fun socks I own, to make life easier, I pack black and/or white socks. This way, my socks always match my outfit no matter what clothes I pack.
Luckily, I can still come up with designs based on plain white socks without just doing a blank page.
After thinking about it for a while, I realized I had a design with red circles on a white background, so why not white circles on a black background?
Voila! White circles on a black background was born!
This design can be found in my shops on Zazzle, Redbubble, Society6 and Spoonflower.
I’m hoping to wrap up the socks project sooner than later! Seven years is a long time, but sometimes life gets in the way.
What’s the longest it’s taken you to complete a project?