i've always loved crafty stuff [although when i recently texted my mom about what i loved to craft as a child, her response was, "you didn't like to do many things. you wanted to be with your friends and play."]. but, i remember loving to draw, doodle and cross-stitch...a lot. i also remember getting very frustrated with tangled threads, when cross-stitching. my mom later added that i did do a great job with those things. as an adult, i've cross-stitched, scrapbooked and quilted -- all for random short periods of time. now, my kids so love crafting. they're drawing, painting and simply creating all the time. they have the best imaginations and the freeness to be...that only childhood offers.
well...pinterest has my crafting spirit really fired up. i feel the pull. and i long to start creating soon. very soon.
here's a few projects that are at the top of my list right now. projects that i long to get started on soon...very soon!
i love you collage [will take lots of time to collect all those letters. should start collecting today.]
a silhouette picture of all three of my kids
animal topped storage jars [my kids love playing with the hard-figured animals. such a perfect project to celebrate their joy.]
create my own designs and cross-stitch my entire family
and i recently asked steve to get my brand-new-unopened-year-old sewing machine out of our storage facility, which he did. it's now sitting in the corner of my bedroom, anxiously waiting for some attention.
bean bag chair cover [we have an ugly bean bag, which i would love to cover in some cool mod fabric.]
lounging mat [perfect for our hard wood floors and a couch that is too small for all five of us]
last time i got bit by the really crafty bug, i made these tents over the littles' beds [in our kansas house]. i hope someone who found them at goodwill appreciated them. we just didn't have the room in this house and i figured by the time we leave, the littles would be too old for these tents.
have you recently done a crafting project that you loved or are so excited about? if so, i'd love to hear about it. please share.