For January our first prompt for the mini was Eduardian Brooches. This was so out of my comfort zone, at first I wasn't into it. But as time went on, it really allowed me to take my time, open up and just try new things. At the beginning of week 2 we were given the actual assignment, which was to create a journal. The great thing about this experience is that not only do you end up with a nice finished piece, you also have many different iterations of that piece that can be tweaked and used for other things as well. Build a collection. Create specialized products such as journals, plates or stationary. The possibilities are really endless.
Take a look at a few versions and my final piece: