Progress not Perfection




Today, my house is in disarray. Husband is installing shelving and we could only afford to do 1 and 1/2 walls. Bought the wood at Home Depot, and the metal brackets at Lowes. Man, things are expensive. We'll do the other 1 1/2 wall next month. At least after I varnish them, I can start cleaning and organizing my new craft/sewing room.  I'll have 3 shelves on each wall and then my other craft table will go underneath. We have an old carpet in that room so we plan to rip it out and I want to keep the concrete floor and seal and maybe paint it. Then I don't have to worry if I get paint on it.




Something like the above photo for the flooring. 


I did work on a couple of "crafts" but am not pleased with them. It's been such a while since I have actually sat down and worked on crafting, I am so out of practice. I enjoy it - that's the BEST part.




I took this scary little black kitten and tried my best to soften his
look - so I can keep him around past Halloween.
 I bought him at the 99 cent store. 



I could touch him up more...





Sometimes TRYING to get my house the way I want it is overwhelming. Plus with husband's retirement date set for Dec. 6 -  I am working against the time. I can't expect to get everything done - yet I do expect a bit more than I have done. I thought he was going to wait for another 3 years.


Well off to get my house in order for tonight - my son and my future DIL are coming over for simple dinner.





6 comments:

  1. Good job on the cat, those eyes were wicked!

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    1. I know! The cat had a sweet kittenish face that just needed softer eyes. Wish I could of done a better job but at least it looks better than it did.

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  2. I've lived here for 47 years and I'm still working on it. Haven't done any crafts in years.

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    1. I used to work on crafts when my kids were at home. It was a good outlet. I have been wanting to get back to sewing and crafting, just for myself - not to sell or anything. That's too much work. Just enjoy it.

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    1. I repainted softer eyes - covering over the red paint on the eyes. I also tried to add in some white - on the fur.

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