bookblather: Annalise Basso looking to the left of the camera, with long red hair and a blue shirt. (in the heart: young ivy)
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Author: Kat
Title: Pookie
Story: In the Heart -- Mad Scientist AU
Colors: Dirt brown 11 (Mother Earth), cerise 4 (Cute animals)
Supplies and Materials: Bichromatic (dirt brown and cerise), novelty beads (police dog), miniature, acrylic (On a dark and abandoned street), eraser (Mad Scientist AU)
Word Count: 100
Rating: PG
Summary: Ivy brought home a Rottweiler.
Warnings: none.
Notes: DONE WITH DIRT BROWN.

Pookie )
bookblather: A picture of Regina Spektor with her face half in shadow. (in the heart: olivia)
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Author: Kat
Title: Call
Story: In the Heart
Colors: Dirt brown 17 (Pentacle), cerise 16 (Unexpected call/letter)
Supplies and Materials: Bichromatic (dirt brown and cerise), fingerpainting (etheree), glitter (- Talk about your closest childhood friend. Are you still friends? Why or why not?), novelty beads (“If I love you more, will you suffer less?” --Elie Wiesel quotes his five-year-old grandson at Boston University lecture series), miniature.
Word Count: 46
Rating: PG
Summary: Olivia gets a phone call, or, friendship.
Warnings: none.
Notes: A pentacle can be used to summon.

Call )
bookblather: Mia Maestro pulling her hair back. (Charlotte Hennessy : Mia Maestro)
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Author: Kat
Title: Dulce de Leche
Story: Shine Like It Does
Colors: Dirt brown 5 (Fertile), cerise 6 (Not being sick anymore)
Supplies and Materials: Bichromatic (dirt brown and cerise), glitter (a celebration).
Word Count: 170
Rating: PG
Summary: Charlotte's making dulce de leche.
Warnings: none.
Notes: Okay, I lied. Two Shine Like It Does. Memefill for SWL, Charlotte/Daniel - the cake has fallen. It didn't fall exactly, but it's still pretty inedible...

Dulce de Leche )
bookblather: Mia Maestro pulling her hair back. (Charlotte Hennessy : Mia Maestro)
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Author: Kat
Title: Bath
Story: Shine Like It Does
Colors: Dirt brown 3 (Brown), cerise 7 (Bubble bath/long shower)
Supplies and Materials: Bichromatic (dirt brown and cerise), miniature, glitter ("The idea that some lives matter less is the root of all that is wrong with the world." – Dr. Paul Farmer), glue (Bringing your emotions to the surface is easier by acting on your feelings today rather than explaining them.)
Word Count: 100
Rating: PG
Summary: Charlotte and baths.
Warnings: racism.
Notes: The only Shine Like It Does offering for tonight.

Bath )
bookblather: Rachel Hurd-Wood smiling at the camera (In the Heart: adult Summer)
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Author: Kat
Title: The Point
Story: In the Heart
Colors: Dirt brown 12 (Mud), cerise 24 (A glass of wine )
Supplies and Materials: Bichromatic (dirt brown and cerise), oils (for greater good)
Word Count: 664
Rating: PG
Summary: Summer and Danny talk at Summer's graduation.
Warnings: depiction of sensory issues.
Notes: Last one for today, I promise. But you'll be getting another four tomorrow. Memefill for isana, Drink Me (Danny and Summer).

The Point )
bookblather: A closeup of Daniel Vettori in glasses and a baseball hat (in the heart: aaron)
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Author: Kat
Title: Morning
Story: In the Heart
Colors: Dirt brown 16 (Patience), cerise 8 (Sleeping in)
Supplies and Materials: Bichromatic (dirt brown and cerise), miniature, novelty beads ("I Got Life," Adam Pascal: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SaZPpTmwl7I) (might as well be Omar's theme song), modeling clay (emotion), glitter (this picture).
Word Count: 100
Rating: PG
Summary: Omar would like his boyfriend to wake up please.
Warnings: none.
Notes: Memefill for subluxate, Aaron/Omar, cuddling.

Morning )
bookblather: A picture of Paul Campbell in a sweater smiling offscreen. (in the heart: jake)
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Author: Kat
Title: Autumn
Story: In the Heart
Colors: Dirt brown 1 (Autumn), cerise 13 (First in line), glitter 16 (Every day a little death. - A Little Night Music)
Supplies and Materials: Bichromatic (dirt brown and cerise), miniature, brush (sere), stain (Every increased possession loads us with new weariness. - John Ruskin), stickers (Types of pumpkin include Spooktacular, Jumpin' Jack and Caspar (the white pumpkin).), feathers (Your character wants out.), fabric (Jake feels approximately the same as this chihuahua), chalk (he also feels like this lady), glitter (Address).
Word Count: 100
Rating: PG
Summary: Jake gets coffee and gets existential.
Warnings: none.
Notes:

Autumn )
bookblather: A picture of Tricia Helfer in a white shirt, smiling, with her chin in her hand. (in the heart: gina)
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Author: Kat
Title: Cop Bait
Story: In the Heart
Colors: Dirt brown 14 (North), cerise 23 (Someone else got pulled over)
Supplies and Materials: Bichromatic (dirt brown and cerise), miniature, frame.
Word Count: 100
Rating: PG
Summary: Gina drives like a maniac. Olivia is resigned.
Warnings: nope.
Notes: Gina is the kind of driver I hate.

Cop Bait )
bookblather: Matt Bomer in an open grey shirt against a landscape. (Jackson Hennessy : Matt Bomer)
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Author: Kat
Title: I Know
Story: Shine Like It Does
Colors: Dirt brown 23 (Strength), cerise 17 (Running into a friend), glitter 24 (If my friends could see me now. - Sweet Charity)
Supplies and Materials: Bichromatic (dirt brown and cerise), brush (amaranthine), glitter (Talk about your closest childhood friend. Are you still friends? Why or why not?), novelty beads ("I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For", U2).
Word Count: 295
Rating: PG
Summary: Jack runs into an old friend and angsts. As you do.
Warnings: none.
Notes: We last saw Spence in Gathering Rosebuds.

I Know )
bookblather: A picture of Neko Case in a green sweater. (in the heart: ivy)
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Author: Kat
Title: Amber
Story: In the Heart
Colors: Dirt brown 22 (Stone), cerise 25 (A cookie)
Supplies and Materials: Bichromatic (dirt brown and cerise), frame, novelty beads (cookie jar).
Word Count: 1152
Rating: PG-13
Summary: In which Ivy recovers a present, Gina is amused and touched, and Andy fails to follow instructions.
Warnings: makeouts, some no-no words.
Notes: Meme fill for shadowsong, "Ivy/Gina, "that's really not the best hiding place for a present."" This, uh, got away from me a little. Also, Skimble is a cat.

Amber )
bookblather: Rachel Hurd-Wood smiling at the camera (In the Heart: adult Summer)
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Author: Kat
Title: Renewal
Story: In the Heart
Colors: Dirt brown 20 (Smell of the living earth), cerise 11 (Playing hooky)
Supplies and Materials: Bichromatic (dirt brown and cerise), frame, pointillism, brush (amaranthine), glitter (trees in bloom).
Word Count: 218
Rating: G
Summary: Quiet days.
Warnings: none.
Notes: I have conquered comps! Time to conquer Dirt Brown. Memefill for subluxate, prompt Summer/Zack/Felipe, summer days.

Renewal )
bookblather: A picture of Tricia Helfer in a white shirt, smiling, with her chin in her hand. (in the heart: gina)
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Author: Kat
Title: Gratitude
Story: In the Heart
Colors: Dirt brown 18 (Plough), cerise 15 (Thanks for what you do anyway), stars and stripes 2 (“If I had a dime for everytime that I was wrong, I'd be broke.”)
Supplies and Materials: Bichromatic (dirt brown and cerise), canvas (Gina is about seven), glue (Speaking from your heart can be a tricky maneuver, but you are better off acknowledging your emotions), novelty beads (considering the universe).
Word Count: 150
Rating: G
Summary: Robert and his family.
Warnings: none.
Notes: Memefill for justice_turtle.

Gratitude )
bookblather: Bindu Madhavi in a blue shirt, smiling off-camera. (in the heart : maya : bindu madhavi)
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Author: Kat
Title: Peace
Story: In the Heart
Colors: Dirt brown 7 (Garden), cerise 20 (Peaceful moment alone)
Supplies and Materials: Bichromatic (dirt brown and cerise), fingerpainting (sestina/second person), acrylic (Heading to garden of love, ah/Life come seeking of love, of love -Midnight In A Perfect World; DJ Shadow), glue (Don't let personal development fall to the wayside; the positive impact of therapy, yoga or other spiritual pursuits is greater now than ever.), novelty beads (field of flowers), seed beads (Maya).
Word Count: 314
Rating: G
Summary: Maya and her garden.
Warnings: none.
Notes: One day, I will remember why I hate writing sestinas before I'm in the middle of one.

Peace )
bookblather: Salma Hayek in a pink dress sitting on a white wire chair and staring at the camera. (Isobel Hennessy : Salma Hayek)
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Author: Kat
Title: Bills
Story: Shine Like It Does
Colors: Dirt brown 21 (Stability), cerise 10 (A little extra money)
Supplies and Materials: Bichromatic (dirt brown and cerise), miniature, acrylic (Frugal).
Word Count: 100
Rating: PG
Summary: Isobel, Christopher, and bills.
Warnings: deals with poverty
Notes: Another meme fill for justice_turtle. I'm catching up!

Bills )
bookblather: Matt Bomer in an open grey shirt against a landscape. (Jackson Hennessy : Matt Bomer)
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Author: Kat
Title: Chores
Story: Shine Like It Does -- 'Fess Up AU
Colors: Dirt brown 8 (Gnome), cerise 5 (Got it done finally), glitter 22 (You've got to be carefully taught. - South Pacific)
Supplies and Materials: Bichromatic (dirt brown and cerise), eraser ('Fess Up AU), glitter (do something you’ve been putting off.)
Word Count: 135
Rating: PG
Summary: Felix learns that his boyfriend maybe lacks a few necessary skills, or, places Jack never expected to be.
Warnings: none.
Notes: In this AU, Jack and Felix started dating in college and never stopped. Meme fill for justice_turtle.

Chores )
bookblather: Alan Tudyk in a suit looking at the camera. (in the heart : zack : alan tudyk)
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Author: Kat
Title: Tequila
Story: In the Heart - Mafia AU
Colors: Dirt brown 25 (Worm), cerise 1 (Overheard good news)
Supplies and Materials: Bichromatic (dirt brown and cerise), eraser (Mafia AU-- not that it's real obvious but there's one quite significant difference), frame, seed beads (I don't even know who Marie and Gillian are, they just happened to be in the same bar), brush (antic), oils (out of nowhere), stain (f there's anything unsettling to the stomach, it's watching actors on television talk about their personal lives. - Marlon Brando), novelty beads (married couple).
Word Count: 700
Rating: PG
Summary: Ships passing in a bar.
Warnings: none.
Notes: See if you can figure out the line that started this story.

Tequila )
bookblather: A closeup of Daniel Vettori in glasses and a baseball hat (in the heart: aaron)
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Author: Kat
Title: In Your Bones
Story: In the Heart
Colors: Dirt brown 19 (Rooted), cerise 14 (Loved one left a note)
Supplies and Materials: Bichromatic (dirt brown and cerise), fingerpainting (first person, and ugh, Aaron's voice is hard), brush (asseverate), novelty beads (“I am nothing special, of this I am sure. I am a common man with common thoughts and I've led a common life. There are no monuments dedicated to me and my name will soon be forgotten, but I've loved another with all my heart and soul, and to me, this has always been enough..” ― Nicholas Sparks, The Notebook).
Word Count: 200
Rating: G
Summary: A note left for Clara Hawkins on her wedding day.
Warnings: none.
Notes: Er. Sap. Meme fill for Isana, who asked for "Wed Me," Aaron and Clara.

In Your Bones )
bookblather: A picture of Paul Campbell in a sweater smiling offscreen. (in the heart: jake)
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Author: Kat
Title: Splinter
Story: In the Heart - The House AU
Colors: Dirt brown 4 (Cave), cerise 12 (Found something missing)
Supplies and Materials: Bichromatic (dirt brown and cerise), eraser (the House), watercolors (The haunted house is sentient), novelty beads (Imprison).
Word Count: 279
Rating: G
Summary: Jake meets a girl and gets worried.
Warnings: none.
Notes: Follows directly on from this.

Splinter )
bookblather: Matt Bomer in an open grey shirt against a landscape. (Jackson Hennessy : Matt Bomer)
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Author: Kat
Title: Light
Story: Shine Like It Does - One-Night Stand AU
Colors: Dirt brown 9 (Landslide), cerise 2 (Night out), glitter 15 (I dreamed a dream. - Les Miserables)
Supplies and Materials: Eraser (One-night stand AU), bichromatic (cerise and dirt brown) reimaging (of cloak), brush (doozy), acrylic (A smoky, dim lit bar) (or cloakroom anyway), chalk (glowing), yarn (light), novelty beads ("But what I hope most of all is that you understand what I mean when I tell you that, even though I do not know you, and even though I may never meet you, laugh with you, cry with you, or kiss you, I love you. With all my heart, I love you." - Valerie, V for Vendetta), glitter (Goodbye), glue (You are being drawn into deeper emotional realms, which often makes you uncomfortable.).
Word Count: 719
Rating: NC-17
Summary: Such a beautiful man.
Warnings: Unsafe sexual activity.
Notes: Memefill for shipwreck_light, who asked for "Jack X The Most Beautiful Boy In The Club + Everything Is Illuminated."

Light )
bookblather: A picture of Regina Spektor with her face half in shadow. (in the heart: olivia)
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Author: Kat
Title: peaceful, the world lays me down
Story: In the Heart
Colors: Stars and stripes 20 (“God works in mysterious ways but at least he works, he's never on welfare in a mysterious way.”), dirt brown 13 (Night), cerise 9 (Sunny day)
Supplies and Materials: Bichromatic (dirt brown and cerise), fingerpainting (...whatever this is, prose poem?), pointillism, miniature collection, watercolors (Write something that makes the world more bearable.) (or so I hope, anyway), stain (You had better follow the example of the British and try to spend Sunday afternoon in the country.), stickers (Hummingbirds, bees and ants spend 80% of their day doing absolutely nothing), glitter (sun on hammock), novelty beads (stretched out nap), photography.
Word Count: 334
Rating: G
Summary: Some days she does nothing.
Warnings: depiction of depression, including insomnia.
Notes: Don't mind me, just playing around with the stickers and words. Title from a song that has nothing whatsoever to do with this piece. I just liked it so I stole it. As you do.

peaceful, the world lays me down )

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