No pretty pictures, no tutorials just checking in. I'm in a clean and purge mode this year. Have I done anything that is creative? Yes, but it is out of necessity and on the fly. I've created in rushes leaving a whirlwind of shredded paper, fabric, and other crafty accoutrements behind a giant steel door that separates the living part of my house from the creative part still dubbed, "The Attic Space" or "Future Master Bedroom". It's a shameful mess and a complete waste of space which I am trying to control. But while cleaning one room, I mess up others and the cycle never ends. Sometimes I wish all of the mess would spontaneously combust (not really) OR just Martha Stewart itself into a nice & neat, color coordinated, arrangement that works for my mind.
|Ugly but Functional|
I can't remember what the rule is, you know the one?
If you are faced with a series of problems, start with the hardest task first. Or...is it, start with the easiest first? Either way, I am still sitting amongst the clutter trying to organize, purge, and donate my way into some sort of usable space.
I decided to work my way from the bottom up. That means the garage/basement then up to the 2nd Floor for the studio. One day I will have a studio. Right now, I just need to find the dang drill! Can you believe I just wanted this junk off the floor so bad that I hung it all on an unpainted wall? Anyone who knows me, knows how difficult it was to resist just slapping any color up there but in all fairness, I was working with my husband and he doesn't have the patience to wait for paint to dry. Since he was doing the heavy lifting, I had to comply.
I am going to continue on my journey of Organizing my Life in 2012. Meanwhile, bear with me and realize that when I do create that studio, good things will come.