I have grand plans. I have good intentions. I have pins of inspiration. I start the project. I work on the project.
And then I don't finish the project.
SERIOUSLY. I have a problem. So. Many. Partially. Finished. Projects.
Just to illustrate my problem I thought it would be a great use of my "Five on Friday" for Oh Hey Friday post to illustrate five of my many many incomplete projects I have floating around.
1) Tassel Garland
Inspiration: Cupcakes and Cashmere
Year Project Started: 2013
Supplies bought: Fancy cord. Glue sticks, tissue paper in many many colors
Status: I made a total of three tassels, burned my fingers multiple times on the glue gun and have since used the tissue paper for gift wrap
Want to try it yourself?: Instructions here
2) Deer Paint By Number
Inspiration: Hey Natalie Jean
Year Project Started: 2014
Supplies Bought: Paint by number kit from Amazon
Status: I've painted approximately a leg of that front deer, but the kit is complicated and makes you mix you own paint to get different shade variations. I clearly need to get an easier kit.
Want to try it yourself?: Save yourself some paint, get an easier kit
3) Orchid Cross Stitch
Inspiration: My grandma. She taught me how to cross stitch and I used to do little tiny projects
Year Project Started: 2007
Supplies Bought: Cross stitch productStatus: Slowlllllly making progress and not giving up!
Want to try it yourself?: It is therapeutic. Great activity to do when watching TV, I say take it on. You can also self teach yourself this pretty easily.
4) Modern Friendship Bracelets
Year Project Started: Does buying the supplies count?
Supplies bought: Embroidery thread, beads
Status: Haven't even attempted one.
Want to try it yourself?: Sure, and can I buy one when you complete one?
5) Glass Etched Plates
Inspiration: Martha Stewart
Year Project Started: Again, bought supplies, never started
Supplies Bought: Glass Plates, Etching Cream, brushes
Status: I had very good intentions of making my Idaho friends plates with their initial on them with homemade cookies for Christmas. Didn't happen.
Want to try it yourself: I think the only thing that concerned me was having a place where the etching cream wouldn't ruin any fixtures or things like that