Why Don’t You . . .? Create Like a Child
Diana Vreeland had a lot of advice concerning your kiddos in her 1930s Harper’s Bazaar advice column. It ranged from the size of the mandatory green feather in their cap, to washing their hair in champagne, to decorating the entirety of their walls with a map of the world to broaden their horizons. Obviously, the fashion icon had a strong desire to keep young minds stylish and inspired.
There’s something to be said about nurturing the creative abandon that the under-12 set possesses. It’s far less painful for a young artist to pull out Ye Olde Seam Ripper and begin again than it is for any of us seasoned folks, who have learned that a seam ripper equals failure. Spoiler alert: It doesn’t. A seam ripper is a miniature time machine.
For this challenge, I’m pulling from Vreeland’s love for the whimsy in youth to pull…
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