Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Day 211 & 212 Relapse---We're moving!

Today is officially our get-out-of-the-apartment date!

Here are a few of my favorite pictures of the day:

With a little help from baking soda, my stove looks ahh-mazing!
















The cutest packing I've done...
















My staging ground...

Sunday, July 29, 2012

Day 210: Design of Moving Announcements

Time: 1 1/2 hours
Listening to: MasterChef/Project Runway

So I made a little moving announcement and sent it off to friends and family this evening!


Saturday, July 28, 2012

Day 209: Knitting

Time: Hour
Listening to: THE OLYMPICS!

Gosh, I love the Olympics. I could watch them 24/7 probably.

I had only a wee bit of yarn left but I decided to knit until I couldn't knit any more.


Friday, July 27, 2012

Day 208: Relapse

Whew, today was an emotional day! I had to say good bye to my wonderful coworkers as it was my last day at work. They were so super sweet to me--which made it even harder to say good bye!

Then as soon as I got home, Nate and I packed up another load in the truck and hauled it down to our soon to be temporary home.

A lot to deal with and now more than ever, I should be creating and using this outlet, but somehow it just didn't fit into my day.

The Olympics did begin tonight, though, so I can't complain too much!


Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Day 204 & 205: Sewing Easy Skirt

Time: 1 1/2 hours?
Listening to: MasterChef

I had a dress that was a bit too low cut and a bit too short so naturally, I hacked it off and made it into a skirt!

And now I have a new skirt...


Sunday, July 22, 2012

Day 203: Knitting

Time: 1 1/2 hours
Listening to: Trust Us With Your Life

We packed up our kitchen and clothes today...really making some progress! I can't believe that we will be moving out of GR in a week and two days. Yikes!

Anyways, TV and knitting is my relaxing evening tonight.

Here is proof of my progress:



Saturday, July 21, 2012

Favorite Stumbled On Links

A few of my favorite things!!

Nate saving my life in Ithaca, New York!

























I would go to any of these places in a heart beat.

I want a map table!

Love love love this painting.

I really want to do this to a set of chairs/table (Middle picture...) 

I want to make these pillows for my nephew!

I love this video of Bill Gates jumping over a chair. So funny.

Chameleon Band-Aids!!





Friday, July 20, 2012

Day 201: Weaving

Time: Under an hour
Listening to: Spotify

I finished up my weaving project from way back on Day 73! Not exactly sure what I'll do with it but I kind of like it!




Thursday, July 19, 2012

Day 200: Sewing Guest Book Quilt

Time: A couple hours
Listening to: Gossip Girl (guilty as charged)


I sewed sewed sewed my little heart out tonight! I finally got all those squares sewed up. Yay!


Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Sunday, July 15, 2012

Day 196: Quilting Guest Book Quilt

Time: 1+ hours
Listening to: Top Chef (Season 5)

I started sewing up all those squares!!!!!!!!!!!


Saturday, July 14, 2012

Day 195: Quilting Guest Book Quilt

Time: 3 hours
Listening to: Top Chef

As I mentioned before, I'm putting together a Guest Book Quilt for my sister-in-law. Her wedding was last week and I'm just getting around to ironing each piece and then laying them out. I'm hoping that I can keep working on this as I'm trying to pack up my apartment. My goal is to keep being creative even though I am just a bit stressed with all the upcoming changes. Being creative helps me a lot in handling stress, so I'm hoping I can keep this up!

Anyways, here is a picture of the squares laid out!


Friday, July 13, 2012

Day 194: Drawing

Time: Less than an hour
Listening to: MasterChef

So my husband traveled to Oregon, our soon to be new home, and found us an apartment! I doodled around for a bit tonight and drew some pictures of my soon to be place!

 It looks a little bit like a fifth grader's work but...I kinda like it!


Thursday, July 12, 2012

Day 192-193: Relapse

Ok, ok. I know. I relapsed AGAIN. I had some lovely friends come into town and my productivity level went downnnnn...
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Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Day 191: GIF Shark Drawing

Time: Under an hour
Listening to: Spotify Radio

So I made this little shark toy for my nephew! I got the idea from here!

Anyways, here is my little GIF of my little shark.


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Monday, July 9, 2012

Days 184-190: RELAPSE

Life has been just a wee bit crazy lately! Here is what has been delaying my creative time:

  • 100 degree temps
  • Traveling to Wisconsin 
  • Sister-in-law's beautiful wedding!
  • Helping my brother and sister-in-law pick up debris from re-roofing their house
  • Moving across country
    • Dropping hubby off at the train station to travel to Oregon to find an apartment!
    • PACKING!!!!!!
Here is some unnecessary proof of my packing progress....




















I promise, I'll get back to creative time soon!

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Day 183: Wedding Survival Kit

Time: An hour or so
Listening to: Spotify Radio

My lovely sister-in-law is getting married this weekend and I am her personal attendant! In preparation, I put together a little survival kit to tote around all day to have everything she could possibly ever need!

Here is a little sneak peak:


Monday, July 2, 2012

Sunday, July 1, 2012

Days 180-181: Quilt

Time: 3-4 hours so far??
Listening to: Spotify radio

I'm working on a project for my sister-in-law's upcoming wedding! Instead of a traditional guestbook, she is going to have a quilt guestbook--based off of this one here

So, I've been busy cutting squares, painting with fabric paint, and sewing! Whew!