Well, I’m going to have to make this post quick, but I thought I would post the progress I’m making on a project since it seems to be taking me a while to complete it.
So, on Sunday (or was it Monday?) I started trying to get things together for my open scrap day on Saturday. I’m putting together some kits for folks who aren’t going to be bringing their own project. One of the kits is going to be a two page 12×12 scrapbook layout. I thought “one layout shouldn’t be so hard” but when I sat down with my papers, I realized that the only 12×12 paper that I had enough for everyone (if everyone got a kit) for the base pages was Glorious Green. So I started from there. and it turned out to be a more challenging color base than I expected. I because obsessed with creating this layout to the point that I keep futzing with it instead of moving on to my other kits.
Finally last night, I found my groove and got the layout close enough to done (I need my BigShot that is in transit to finish it completely) that I’m going to move on to other projects tonight.
Now, my “craft room” is also mine and my DH’s office and it is complete disaster – never got fully unpacked and now is a mess of half unpacked boxes and stacks of paper, books, and knick knacks. So, until I get that straightened up, I’ve been taking over my dining room. Last night, when I got home from work, I walked into my dining room and saw this:
I’ve now decided that I can’t work on a project and have my space by clean. I also don’t know how some of you work on dresser tops and coffee tables. My paper, scrap, and accessory piles are too big for that. Does anyone craft and stay tidy at the same time?