With everything that is going on, a control freak like myself feels like things are spinning out of control. So what do I do to regain that control: reorganize and rearrange. I started with our kitchen pantry, then moved on to the linen closet. After that, my craft corner. And this is where my story begins.
I purchased a Cricut Maker last summer and fell deeply in love. With this new craft maker came supplies, lots of supplies. I bought vinyl of all kinds: glossy, glitter, iron-on, holographic and so on. I bought tons of card stock: standard, textured, glitter, and metallic. I bought a foil burner and easy press (for iron-on). However, with all these supplies came no space to house them. My craft closet was already full. What was I to do? I made a space.
Here's how I did it.
- Bookcase- Fabric Cube Storage Bin 11"
- Drawer Dividers
- Thin trash baskets
- Spice jar grippers
- Wired wall baskets
- Thin plywood
- Hanging shelf
- Pen desk organizer
- Tablet stand
I haven't even been blogging for a week and I have already missed a night, but I had a good reason. I was making penguin cupcakes for a BBQ in Saturday. I know, it doesn't sound like a good reason, but at 12:30am I was still decorating them and they are not done. Anywhy, I won't go into too much details about it, this is a blog on a children's book website, is it not . . . although, there is a crafts corner tab on this site and this project fits perfectly into that section, so what the heck.
I received a creative cupcake book for Christmas a couple of years ago and have yet to actually make something from it. So I decided for this BBQ where kids would be in attendance, it would be a perfect opportunity. I chose the penguin recipe cause it seemed to be the easiest out of all I read. Little did I know. Starting this project at 7:30 at night after getting home from work, was probably not a good thing. However, I have my writing conference this weekend, so I will not have Saturday before the BBQ to work on them. Now thinking about it, it probably was a good thing, cause now I have a second night to finish. They're coming out ok, nothing like the pictures, but when do they ever. It's just a lot more work than I anticipated. And last night I asked: What did I get myself into?
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