Life here would seem to be crazy - given the amount of things NOT getting done, but really I think it's an over-stuffed mind that is to blame. I haven't had time to catch up my Project Life - my photos are at least printed for the last two weeks - though my printer is telling me my ink is low, so I'm teetering on an edge here. I went to my knitting class over the weekend and wasn't able to finish to the point I need to be for this week's class and so now I have to figure out a time to go down to get help with my "heel turn." The house feels cluttered, though when I really look it doesn't look cluttered. I haven't even read the One Little Word prompt for February, and it's what, the 12th! Plus there are the 100's of things prancing around in my head. I need more than a to-do list - I need a to-do book!
Today's Love Your Stash challenge is about clearing out the odds-and-ends. Dig out some of your random sheets of paper and pair them up with other random sheets to create your layout, card or other paper project. So that small print dot, and, oh yeah, this stripe and maybe that swirl background - they're getting cleared out today. Keep two things in mind when mixing patterns from various manufacturers: 1) find common colors - they don't need to be matchy-matchy, but a similar shade or two will help unify them. 2) use various scales of designs - it's best if your polka dot isn't as big as your large graphic, then the designs aren't competing on the background with the photos on your layout or other elements on your card.
Remember to add your link in the comment sections by Sunday evening to be eligible for this week's prize - Authentique's "Uncommon" line.