Sunday, July 29, 2012
However, here is my list of thing I've been working on. Updated just 2 minutes ago!
27-Grocery Shopping, Lobsters
26-Creme egg brownies
25-Blue glitter sweater
17-Joann fabrics for pillow stuff
Let me explain a couple of things.
First of all, I'm trying to crochet 37 doilies. It's an Anne of Green Gables thing.
Secondly, a couple of these days are places I went and things that I made. I was actually out of the house for a good chunk of those days. Contrary to popular belief, I do have a life.
Thirdly! I made Nanaimo Bars and had to keep substituting ingredients. They actually turned out okay, but because I had like 2 actual ingredients I dubbed my version Jillnaimo Bars.
Fourthly...is that even what you say? I am not painting a car. I am making paintings of old cars from vintage ads in an old LIFE magazine that I have.
Lastly, I know I set this up the same as last week's post. I am a list maker. That's whey this whole post is a list and there is a big fat list within the post!
I have so say, it is incredible that there are only 11ish days to go of my countdown! I am ready to see my pal again! :D
PS Thank you to whoever(If you're reading this) favorites the Julie Andrews picture on etsy. It is such thrill to know someone really likes something I worked so hard on! I really appreciate it.
Monday, July 23, 2012
Etsy Expiring Listings Sale!! Toddler Hat, Shawl, and Crochet Tote just $5 each!!!! (They would make excellent gifts for Christmas in July! ;) ) www.etsy.com/shop/wizardofoddsandends
As I expected to happen, I have fallen behind on my 29 days challenge. When you make 2 different doilies and unravel them both to make a third that you decided you liked better...you get behind with things. I am, however, keeping a rough daily record of what I worked on so I will be able to give an accurate account of crafts completed in the not-so-distant future.
I think that's all for now. It's late and I have to go to sleep.
Monday, July 16, 2012
There are a few listings that are going to expire soon and they are:
Toddler Sun Hat
The tote and shawl expire on July 30 and the hat on August 2. I've reduced the prices and these items won't be listed again for a while. Act now if you see something you like!!!
The Wizard Of Odds And Ends Etsy Shop
Sunday, July 15, 2012
Skip to 1:30 in the video...that's where I got the title from... Sandman Simms and Bill Cosby
Well, with the set up I use for my blog now, I know that the solution to my problem is to use web coding for my posts, otherwise I have to post on a laptop. Okay, haha *deep breath* I thin I can relearn at least the basics of it, although, I did get a C- in that class if I remember correctly. We'll see how it goes. I know tutorial sites, etc I can use, it's probably a good brain exercise too....I'm trying to convince myself. Anyway, please forgive the numerous mistakes that will be in my posts for a while.
As of Wednesday I've embarked an 29 day challenge. A friend was supposed to visit on Thursday but plans fell through and the trip was postponed for 29 days. So, for the next month I'm working on something every single day, not necessarily completing it the day I have set aside for beginning the project, but I do continue each one until it is finished. For instance, day 29 I started crocheting a doily, day 28 I made a pie, and although the doily wasn't finished I continued working on it because the pie didn't take up the whole day to make. I had this weekend off so there was more time to work on things. It will definitely get harder to keep up as when I get back to work, but so far, so good. I finished the "Day 29 Doily," as it's been dubbed on day 26
Sunday, July 8, 2012
Here's a little sneak peek too:
Tuesday, July 3, 2012
***UPDATE*** The pictures are now in their own little album titled "ReStyled"