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Friday, August 12, 2011

There Is A Reason I'm Called A Pack Rat....

....I always see the hidden possibilities in just about everything. So I bring that thing home and then it sits and accumulates and then gets packed away into bins. I call these my "someday projects". Do you have things like that? 

Well the other day I was staring at these drawer knobs that I saved from an old dresser and were sitting on one of my worktables. 
I remembered that I thought they were perfect for little pedestals so I got out the paper clay and started in. The feeling of happiness that exploded out of me for using something I saved and being creative with it was just amazing! 
 Not much to see yet but just wait until I paint it! 

I've grown so much artistically in the last year and have gained so much confidence that I vow to actually do something with all those pack rat saved "someday" things. Here's one I can't wait to get my hands on!
Do you see the possibilities? I have 2 different ideas for this so will have to see which idea will win. Is anyone else out there a pack rat like me?

5 comments:

Michelle said...

What a clever idea! I have a lot of 'someday' crafts, I just have to make sure they don't get out of control.

Moriah said...

Oh honey! I have a who studio full of someday projects! I keep accumulating and then purging and then accumulating again. It's madness really! Glad to see one of us is finally using up some of it!

oldblackcatboo said...

my basement is full.
(I'm excited to see what develops!)
XOXO - Cindi

yoborobo said...

I am such a pack rat that I can barely move in my own bedroom! I'm trying to use up SOMETHING to justify squirreling away all that stuff. Can't wait to see the knob dude finished. :) xo

Jingle said...

Oh, I can't wait to see what you do with knob head! :-)

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