Monday, December 28, 2009

New Year, New Me?

I'm not one for making New Year resolutions, so I've decided to make some changes in my life NOW, before the new year begins.  So, ok I know it's just a matter of semantics but it makes me feel better to start early and that way I don't have to call it a NYR (new year resolution)!  It's just a life-style change.  What changes am I making?  For one, I'm going to be more focused in all I do--I just know I have adult ADHD!--you know, more focused in my life in Christ, more focused in my home business of recycling gentle used items, more focused in how I handle my money and just over all, all around, MORE FOCUSED in life!!   Steven Curtis Chapman has a song called "Live out Loud" and that's what I plan on doing--I'm tired of wandering through life, tossed about by situations and circumstances.  I'm taking a stand to enjoy life more each day--how about you?  Let me know how you feel about it and if you've decided to make positive changes in your life--maybe we can help each other!!  Blog me!!!

Monday, December 14, 2009

Ok, so I'm not really sure what I'm doing or how to blog, but I'm learning. Although I work full-time and have a part-time job at night, my favorite thing is to create new items from gently used 'treasures'. I'm really getting into making purses out of just about anything I can find. I'm kinda focused right now on using old blue jeans--it's really cool to add old buttons, vintage jewelry, antique lace, etc to common blue jeans to create a 'groovy' looking, one-of-a-kind purse!! Went to a show recently and everyone liked my purses--even sold some!! I'll be branching out soon into other fabrics such as leather, fur, wool jackets and oh so much more! I also just found a book on sock animals. These are NOT your typical sock creations-the writer of the book is asian and has a wonderful flare for creating little creatures with a definite Pokemon-type appearance. They are so cool and I can't wait to try one!! Will post a picture as soon as I do!