Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Oh my!!!

This is how the men in my house move stuff from one room to another. Yes that is the handtruck still sitting in the middle of my paper racks. I think I have a big job ahead of me.

I did spend time at work though drawing up the design for the room.

The wall in the second picture is where all my storage will be. My husband doesn't know this yet but some of his cabinets he got at the auctions are going right up there along with my paper racks and some of the pegboard I am going to "borrow" from my dad's house. The space is about 28" deep and 9 feet wide. Then coming out from the wall between the 2 windows will be my 6 foot work table.

Well I am going to see if I can find some supplies HA HA to make a card for my blogger group challenge. Maybe the challenge will be how to re-arrange a craft room.

Until next time

Happy Stamping

Monday, March 30, 2009

What a mess!

When I get home tonight I am going to post some pictures on how men think they should move stuff from one room to another. This weekend we got my stepson moved to the smaller room. Unfortunatly, as I see now, I had to leave for a while and leave them to do the moving My soon to be craft room is a total and complete shambles. Rather than placing things on the side of the room that is not going to be the crafting area so that I can build and re-arrange things as I sort. Nope they just moved it all into the center of the room.

Now keep in mind that they just moved everything from the small room into the big room. I sorted through several boxes and only about 1/4 of one box was mine. All the rest belonged to my husband. mmmmm it seems a lot of stuff he has been "missing" has been sitting in boxes in "his" office but he never searched through any of them convinced that all the stuff in there was mine.

My mom has given me the goal to have it all set up and ready to go when she gets back from England mid-May. My goal is to have it good to go by the time we participate in the craft yardsale on April 18.

Wish me luck !!!

Until next time
Happy Stamping

Friday, March 27, 2009

Buzzin By

Hi all,
Life has been hectic for the last month or so. I have failed miserably on my New Years resolution.
Before anyone wonders my husband is fine. He new heart is just ticking along and they are reducing his medicine each trip to UVA in Charlottesville.

Mostly it has been me. Between work and the stress of wondering if I will have a job each day and then a lazy 26 year old stepson who just want to live off of his dad and I . I just have been totally away from any me time.

This is hopefully changing soon. I am moving the step-son out of the big sunny guest room and moving him to our small office and taking the room back over for ME!! It is suppose to be rainy this weekend which sounds like - TIME TO MOVE FURNITURE weather:-)

It is amazing that when you do not have one dedicated space you seem to acquire a lot of STUFF. I am sorting as I am moving and will be participating in a yard sale at a local scrapping store next month. From the looks of things I could really be coming into the money LOL.

Last weekend my ma, sister and I had a girls 1/2 day. We got up early Sunday morning and drove up to Fredericksburg. My sister had never been to an AC Moore so it was a treat for her. Her birthday is this coming week so Ma and I surprised her with some extra spending money. It didn't last long. We then stopped at a new Joanne's they have up there. OH MY !!! We wanted to spend the whole day there. It was way more than the dinky ones we have here.

We have spent the week teasing my dad about it so on ma and dad's way home from Ohio this weekend I think he is making a detour. I think I may have mentioned my dad is a ribbon-a-holic. Well he is in therapy for that but now has developed another addiction. It is called "Clear Stamps". This is one addiction we will not get him into therapy for :-). He has really good taste.

Well take this as a sign I am back and I am going to be making up for lost time. I have missed some challenges for my blog group and I have to plan the one I am hosting in April.

Until next time
Happy Stamping
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Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Happy St. Patty's day

I am here and alive. Tonight I am actually going to post some picture of cards we made at stamp club last night. I will catch up with everyone then.