Wednesday, June 23, 2010

and so it goes...

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.
Standard.

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.

25 comments:

  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
    Smooches.

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

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  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!

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

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

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  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!)

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

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

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

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

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

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  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!

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  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!

    colleen
    www.banmanland.blogspot.com

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  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!
    :-)

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

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  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!!!

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

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  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 :)

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  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?!!

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  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,
    Nicole

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

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  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. :)

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  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!)

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