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Thursday, November 29, 2012

Variety is the spice of life

Variety is the spice of life they say and yet I find that I form routines that easily slip into ruts. I eat the same foods at the same places and sit in the same seats at restaurants and at home. Is it any wonder that sometimes life feels a bit boring?  I use to crochet a lot years ago and then started knitting which I prefer now but have been feeling a little bored with that too sooooooooo I dug out a old crochet pattern and whipped it up and didn't it turn out cute?
and then I got to thinking about several cross stitch kits I had started and tucked away and I got this brain storm.
What if I do a variety of projects all in different places in my house that I normally don't even sit in......
like the dinning room
which is usually only when we have company
 
 good lighting and lots of room to work on this project
 
 maybe it will get finished in time for Christmas
 
and the living room.....
 
that never gets used...well look what I tucked out of view.....
 another cross stitch that I started many moons ago
 
 
 
 
and then there is the room where we only exercise body or voice....
I tucked a little bag of yarn scraps and a crochet hook to make up a preemie blanket and do a little rocking
 
and of course I still have my regular spot to do some knitting.....
Maybe variety is the spice of life.

 
 
 
 
 
 


 

8 comments:

Nancy said...

What a clever idea.

I tend to create "nests" around my house for knitting and crafting, but I think I'll borrow your idea and create a few more.

Lady Di Tn said...

That is a wonderful idea Monica. The little crochet booties and hat are adorable. I have been crocheting a potato chip scarf and it is very tedious. I want to get it done so I keep trudging along. Peace

Chatty Crone said...

You did great work Monica - my mother did too and I have a lot of her lovely things. sandie

Linda Chapman said...

Great 'FINDS!!!" I do this too. However I can NOT even IMAGINE 'whipping up' those precious baby things!!!

Granny Annie said...

I am needing to do some handwork crafts but now I have carpel tunnel syndrome that really limits me. Still I must try or else I shall go crazy. We need those crafts for waiting rooms of medical appointments.

JeanMac said...

You're multi talented and multi roomed!

Wool Winder said...

Love the cute little hat and booties!

Mary said...

Hello Rae, I could easily use up some of those extra spaces you have hanging about! I just have a small cottage home and have run out of space since my hubby took an entire room as his office, AND has now migrated stacks of paperwork to the kitchen table which makes me mad!!!!!!!

Thanks for stopping by - have a great week - knitting, cross stitching etc., busy hands are the best, and it looks like you have plenty to keep you busy 'til way After christmas.

Mary