Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Needlework Tuesday - The Mess

Last week, I mentioned that I was cleaning up my craft area and hoped to have some photos this week. The plan was to take some before photos, clean up and put stuff away, then take some after photos and post them here. Good intentions, right? Didn't happen. I did nothing with regards to cleaning it up this week. Nada.

I know it needs to be done, but I'm having a mental block about it. Getting it all sorted out is overwhelming and I'm not sure how I want it set up so that I'm not taking up the majority of the space. I'm not even so sure that moving it all to the basement was the right choice. If there's a possibly of another flood, stuff in the basement needs to be moved to a higher floor. I don't even want to think about that.

I guess I didn't really think this through. In my defense, my choices were limited. In hindsight, I probably should have gone with another option.  Oh, well. Maybe one day, I'll get around to straightening it all out.

Anyway, here's my craft area in complete disarray. I have no idea where anything is or what's in the boxes.  Probably stuff I forgot I even have.

Here are the wardrobes/pantry units we bought to contain the mess:

(I didn't notice it before, but that last cabinet looks like it a different colour.  Hmmm...)

On the needlework front, my pink afghan is now 36" long. I still have another 2-ish feet to do, so it'll probably be another couple of weeks before it's done. It looks pretty much the same as it did last week, just longer.

Last week, I mentioned that I'd been working on a some crafts for 3 books I received for review.  I've had a lot of fun doing them.  I hope to have the crafts finished and the reviews posted by early next week.

How's your crafting area?  Are you happy with it?   

Needlework Tuesday is hosted by Heather over at Books and Quilts. Tami over at Just One More Thing... is also participating this week. Be sure to visit both of them to see what they've been up to.

1 comment:

  1. When you get around to unpacking, it will be like Christmas - surprises in every box. :)

    I understand how overwhelming it can be - especially if you're not sure about the setup. I'm sure the perfect plan will come to you and you'll get it all in order.


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