Saturday, June 12, 2010

This video says it all....still PROCESSing


CraftyPod Video Blog #4: 7 craft supplies I am no longer allowed to buy from Diane Gilleland on Vimeo.

These are a few things that I simply am NOT allowed to buy anymore:

  1. Holiday fabric.  I don't celebrate Christmas, but for some reason can't resist Santas and Snowmen, and I keep gathering more, I guess because I think "This is the year I might DO Christmas" ...um, not likely.
  2. Wooden spools of thread.  Yes, they are dangerously adorable, but are a bitch to store, and serve no purpose.  The same goes for souvenier thimbles, and cute china and glass pieces to store pens and stuff in.  I have ENOUGH!
  3. Patterns for totebags.  I have a billion of them.  And I rarely even carry a purse! Usually I just stick my driver's license and my debit card in a pocket, and I'm good to go.
I went yard sale-ing this morning.  I was REALLY well behaved, and only "felt up" stuff that I would have bought last week. The ONLY thing I bought that came into my studio was some cheap newsprint scrapbooks - - good paper piecing paper there! - - and I DO use that.  It won't stick around longer that six months.

6 comments:

  1. Yardsaling and thrifting is in your blood... how long will this last?!?

    Fondling the fabric won't satisfy your need for long.

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  2. This is just too funny! I recently cleared out two cupboards in the sewing room of 'stuff' and found a stack of acrylic felt rectangles (9"x12") that was knee high? How was I intending to use this? No clue.

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  3. LOL - I have tried rearranging and moving things from one area to another...but the reality is that unless some of it leaves the house, the "stash" isn't going to get any smaller!

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  4. LOVED the video!! Boy, can I relate!! heee hee
    Paulette

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