This year I have made a goal to complete at least one project a month. I don't craft nearly as much as I used to and I miss it. Now that Tate is a little older, I hope to have some time to work on projects every now and then. For a while there I considered it a success to have showered by the end of the day. Crafting was not an option, even if I had the energy for it. I seriously have no idea how these super-blogger-moms do it. These wonderful women who somehow manage to homeschool their children with enriching, homemade activities, bake delicious meals and desserts, complete amazing DIY projects and maintain a clean house all in one day fascinate me. How is it possible to do so much with multiple kids and only 24 hours? Is there something I'm missing out on or is normal to be a little lame as a first-time mom? I feel that Tate's super dependent stage has passed and now I have time to do a lot more than before; but I have no idea how some moms do that much. I think I'll start small and try to forget about those moms, otherwise I'll get really depressed!

On a more positive note, I have made a few things that I neglected to blog about before (surprise, surprise). The only one that stressed me out was Jordan's huge SF Giants blanket. All I needed to do was sew two pieces of flannel together, so procrastinating till the night before his birthday didn't seem like a big deal. However, I didn't take into account that the fabric was cut to cover a very long man and that sewing through flannel isn't that easy for a beginner like me. Long story short: I finally went to sleep at 8 AM the next day. No big deal.

The other projects went a lot better... no tears, no all-nighters and no urges to punch myself in the face.
This is the interchangeable wreath that I blogged about before. I made felt flowers and pinned them in individually just like the bats. The flowers are working out much butter, though. Paper doesn't do so well in snowy/wet weather, duh. 
Carseat cover for Baby Tate
This was my parents Christmas present from all of us kids. We planned a date for each month of the year and put whatever they needed on the inside (gift card for dinner, tickets to a BYU basketball game, etc.). I found the idea on Pinterest but decided that plain envelopes were too boring. Thanks to my sister's handwriting, they turned out pretty cute.

I'm excited to start some new projects. First on the list, little man bow ties. 

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...