I've been stressing over getting my 'handmade Christmas' going and possibly done SOON. I hate waiting til the very last minute to buy gifts and it stands to reason that I won't like making them at the last minute either...but life has contrived to get in the way. The last few weeks I've been sleeping BRUTALLY and feeling similar so I haven't had the gumption to really get going on anything much, last week Ava and I both caught a cold (though she's still struggling with hers and mine is gone), and (on a brighter note) I've been browsing the internet on my Ipod and finding AMAZINGLY creative and crafty mommy bloggers and AWESOME creations that I am finding difficult to keep from trying to make. NOW!
Instead of working on my presents, I find myself bookmarking ba-zillions of sites with cool stuff that I will make eventually, printing out patterns for wonderful things that I can't wait to make, and actually starting to make some of the things I've seen - which wouldn't be soo bad, but it isn't helping me get my gifts made and it isn't helping me get stuff made for New Leaf either. ARGH!! what can I tell you? I'm inspired!
Here's two of my absolute favorites right now:
homemade by jill http://homemadebyjill.blogspot.com/
this is a WONDERFULLY crafty and creative mom with amazing ideas that she shares with the blogging world. I seriously can't tell you how much I love this site.
Spool Sewing http://www.spoolsewing.com/blog/2008/05/16/bird-mobile/
I must make this mobile. Ava's room screams for one...I NEED one somewhere in my house. Isn't it wonderful?
Maria & Cecelia
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