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Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Projects I'd Maybe Like to Do

I'm really great at finding inspiration for DIY projects, crafts, storage solutions, and decor. Stumbling upon Pinterest helps tremendously with cataloging and organizing these ideas. It's a virtual pin board, where users can create groupings of recipes, fashion, quotes, craft projects, remodeling ideas - you name it, there's a photo of it somewhere to pin!

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If you're not already on Pinterest, comment with your email address and I'll send you an invite.

Anyway, as I was saying, I've got a knack for finding inspiration. What I lack is the little push to get projects started! I'm wondering if I post them here, I'll feel motivated to begin and document my progress and then show off the results??

One disclaimer: I'm not crafty, I'm quite clumsy, and I need step-by-step instructions. I also most enjoy projects that can be completed in a couple of hours, so they don't end up on the list of Projects I've Started But Can't Seem to Gather the GET-IT-DONE Mentality to Finish.

Without further ado, I'd like to try my hand at these ideas:

This door mat made from salvaged wood planks will be perfect for when the dog comes back to the park with muddy paws, or when my husband returns from a nature-filled trail run.

I love the picture collage concept. And it can't be too hard to purchase or re-paint frames so they all match. AND it will give me a reason to print some treasured photos...like the ones from our wedding...almost three years ago.

More to come!!

Tell me about the projects you'd like to try!
Do you have more trouble getting started or following through?

1 comment:

  1. How timely, I wrote something along these lines yesterday on mine! I'm trying to find more hours in the day that I waste on stupid stuff and instead do some things that will actually be good for me.

    I haven't checked out Pint yet, but it is on my to do list, LOL.