I’m a little bit explosionating.

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I just posted this on Instagram as a sample of the mess that is my craft room. The floor is covered in boxes filled with yarn, WIPs, and various craft supplies.

I actually have a mind to re-arrange the whole room, but I have a few crochet deadlines to meet before setting aside time for Craft Room Overhaul. I am also afraid I will never make time for the overhaul, so hopefully I can zip thought my project for the Sugar High Club art show as well as a secret Yummy You sample (and also assorted Etsy orders) in a fairly timely manner!

I tend to always feel overwhelmed and always behind. I make lots of lists. I live by lists. It feels good to cross things off lists. But I still feel behind!

I know that part of the solution is to learn to say “no” more when it comes to work-related projects, and I think I’m getting better at that, but it’s hard to say no to participating in fun things! Even when I was working in publishing, I always felt behind, always took work home. There were always stacks and stacks of manuscripts to get through, and then more stacks after that. I have never lived my adult life any other way. I suppose this has its pros and its cons!

Speaking of fun projects, I will have a really super awesome great new pattern in a “bookazine” that’s dropping on the 20somethingth of February. I’ll keep you guys posted! I’m so excited for this one!!!!

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7 Responses to I’m a little bit explosionating.

  1. Tracy Marie says:

    Love that your creative process can get as messy as mine! Thank you for sharing! :)

  2. Yasmine says:

    I love how there’s packet of cookies in the background :P ! My room looks exactly the same except with bit of maths homework here and there and the odd bio/chem textbook thrown in! All my yarn, hooks and books (which all fit into a small flexitub, hehe!) are hibernating under my bed :(

    • TwinkieChan says:

      :P Actually I usually don’t eat a lot in there, but I bought those cookies for my mom and I keep forgetting to give them to her!

  3. em says:

    I like to think of my floors are shelves haha

  4. pauline says:

    This reminds me of me! It’s “organized chaos”, in my book. My stuff might look like my room threw up (haha), but don’t move my stuff, because I know where everything is. Honestly though, I’m either a cluttered mess or hyper organized. I.lI wait to organize my things until it wears on my nerves, and then I’ll organize the heck out of it so I don’t have to do it again for a long time. Lol! Maybe I’m a slacker neat freak? :-D

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