This weekend was the Weapons of Mass Creation Fest. For those of you unaware, it's essentially a three day design, art, music, conference/festival in Cleveland. There were speakers tackling all sorts of topics from branding, design, networking, following your dreams, and so much more! The speakers were from all over the place, all of which are doing beautiful and inspiring things. And then the music! Over 30 bands both local and national acts, including Appleseed Cast, Harvey Pekar, and Braid. I can't believe it took me this many years to see Braid, but it was well worth the wait.
I volunteered at the event yesterday afternoon and it was so much fun. I met so many wonderful people and saw so many of my friends. I've never volunteered before, mostly because I'm incredibly shy and awkward. This, however, wasn't an option yesterday. It was quite nice to gently force myself into being a different kind of person. Especially for such an incredible and wonderful event.
In other new, my boyfriend is out of town and we didn't stock up on photos. So, I had to adventure and do self-portraits with his old camera. Let's just say, I truly admire those that do this all the time. The first set I tried was a complete disaster. It took me twenty minutes to use the tripod alone. I did, however, manage to take these. Not bad for my second attempt.
Top: Forever 21
Skirt: Forever 21 (old, Times Square)
Belt: Urban Outfitters (sale)
Hat: Made by my sister
Watch: Marc Jacobs