Welcome to the crazy that is my brain.

This is something that happens all the time.
All. The. Time.

I have a project.
That I am desperate to do.
But then I don't get to it.

Until finally I do.  I have everything that I need.
It is at the top of the queue.
In fact often it is a simple project.
This one was a simple as it gets.

Just spray paint some frames.
I could do that in my sleep, although the stink would most likely wake me up.

So, back to the project.

I gather my supplies.
Block out some time.
Start painting.

But then something happens.
Something unexpected.
Something crazy awesome.

The current project suddenly turns into a whole new project.
A new project that needs new supplies.

Instead of finishing the first one, I abandon it completely and begin to plan the new and exciting one.

Exhibit A:
The remnants of the original project.
That segued into the current project.

For now, I am waiting for paint to dry,
and thinking of new projects.


  1. Is that the Ikea frame?! Oh how I want thy. Soon very soon my little pretty you will be mine...

    Oh it is not the frame sorry for freakin on you. LOL

    One scatter brain to another

  2. what is it what is it what is it?!?!?

  3. That's too funny, I just posted about a project that I finally finished! I began collecting the supplies in April...Finished it Monday! Ha Ha ~ can't wait to see the finished project!

  4. ahh! can't wait to see what it is going to be!

  5. The suspense is killing me. I can't wait to see what you have done.

  6. The story of my life.
    I get all pumped about a project I want to do.
    I gather all the supplies.
    Then I end-up doing a completely different project altogether.

    I have all the supplies to make one of those wreaths made from the pages of a book all gathered in the craft room. They have been in the same place since Christmas! aah!! Need. To. Do. It.

    p.s. is that a frame from Ikea? or the Umbra brand frames? (can't wait to see!)

  7. why, why must you hold your bloggy crafty goodness until later? i must have prayed for patience today. :)

  8. are you making some kind of wicked stencil? cause if you're not i think you should...that frame makes a rocking outline!

  9. I hope that turns into a mural on the wall of a princessy room!

  10. I do this ALL the time! I am such a scatter brain!!!!

  11. I can so relate to this over and over!

  12. I completely relate... once I get an idea in my head it rolls around and drives me crazy until I check it off my list!

  13. I am drowning in amazing ides/piles of supplies=not finished projects. and they are all SO GOOD! grrr! creativity is a double edged sword!


  14. Hmmm, I've had my crafty little eyes on that "back-splash" fabric you use to protect your surfaces while painting.......but is it "art"?
    I think so.
    Your girls are so gorgeous btw.
    Their little faces put a much needed smile on my dial this morning!

  15. Please be painting an entire room like your drop cloth. Please.

  16. I absolutely love the colors. So pretty.

    I totally get the project procrastination thing....I finally posted pictures of a project today that I started in February. And it still isn't 100%.

    I can't wait to see your project!!! Looks like it will be a great one!!!

  17. Wow, I can't wait to see! Don't procrastinate too much on this one, I'm too impatient!

  18. Oh man! I'm like this too! I have a zillion projects to do and a lot unfinished. I get excited & move onto others things & slowly come back to them! It doesn't help when squishy new babies are born into the world! Then you switch tasks to a lot of baby things!& if its for a girl there are a bunch of girly things you can do! I think I have an idea on what you are doing..does it have to do with silhouettes? If not I cant wait to see the finished project! having a scatter brain is the way to be!
    karin marie :)

  19. my fave ikea frame that i have put in my cart EVERY time i go and then decide against at the last second. ugh. what is the matter with me?!!

  20. That totally happens to me too... in fact, I have a whole LIST of projects I want to get done that are fairly easy, but they too get put on hold for months at a time and then I start a new project.

    My craft area (notice I didn't say room :)) is next to our living room and I have a HUGE stack of fabric. It's beginning to look like a jungle in there!

    Can't wait to see what you're making!

    Kind Regards,

  21. sounds VERY familiar!! :)
    can't wait to see the NEW project!

  22. You suffer from "but first" disease. I do as well and unfortunately there is no cure. I go about my day, start to do something and bam...but first I need to do this, but first I should try that, but first...on and on and on until I can't even remember what I was originally doing. At least you are getting some beautiful art in the end. :)

  23. I love the project!! I saw that then read this post; I absolutely adore your description because it is SO me, in every sense of the word. My brain moves a million miles an hour with ideas (that honestly it's hard for me to get ANYTHING done!!) I wish I could just think it and *poof* have it be done (because there are just too many good things to do!)