A touch of whimsical magic

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I've got a cold coming on and feeling a bit lousy this evening.  Stuffy head, runny nose and sore throat.  Ughhh.  Seeing as I'm stuck indoors, I thought I would create a little bit of whimsical magic and cheer myself up.  

I totally love designing whimsical images and could get lost for hours creating them.  From choosing a colour palette and shooting the background with such in mind, to choosing elements and designing the composition with the whole picture in mind.... I find the whole process totally enjoyable and relaxing.

What hobbies and pastimes  do you thoroughly enjoy and relax with?  I'd love to hear from you.