This weekend for me was full and because of that I don't feel like I got much done - I was moving, running around and doing stuff, but nothing that was on the to-do list. Though I did wrangle up the dresser from the basement to the upstairs hall where one day I will tackle organizing the linen closet and use the dresser to help hold seasonal items that otherwise clutter the poor closet. You know, I love all those photos of linen closets all neat and tidy. But I always have to ask, "How many people are in your house? How many beds? And where the heck are you storing everything else? 'Cause it's not hard to have a closet that looks like that when you have one or two people in the house. Show me a real closet!" We have five beds, sheet sets for each for fall/winter and spring/summer, towels for six people times four sets, seasonal quilts, blankets and spare pillows. Plus medicine, personal fare - like toothpaste, soap and first aid stuff - stored in there as well. I'm lucky to have a very large walk-in closet, but it's the only one for the whole house, there's no room in bedrooms or bathrooms to store stuff, so we've managed to fill it.
I also made it to my next knitting class where I will be making a sweater vest - it's cute and should be a nice between-season kinda thing. I'm loving the yarn I picked though - a warm coral - and the sweater isn't quite as boxy as it looks on the pattern.
I'm not a basketball fan of any sorts, outside of when my kids played, I don't follow it. But that doesn't mean I can't enjoy the ceremony and craziness surrounding March Madness. . .or use it in my own crafty way to get you creating! This monthly we'll go crazy-mad for creating. I'll post challenges during the week, and you'll have all month to create. Post your links to the appropriate posts to be eligible for the Madness-y sized prize at the end of the month.
We'll start today with a simple sketch. One from PageMaps. I love PageMaps and Becky and not just because she provides Apron Strings with exclusive sketches - they're just fun and easy to use.
Now, I'm not a one-photo scrapper gal, at all. But. . .this photo is large enough to place four smaller ones in its place, or even six squares running vertically. I'm always wondering what to do with tickets and this sketch caught my eye simply for its use of tickets. You can find examples using this sketch (if you need a nudge) HERE.
Let the madness begin.