With this project I was determined not to buy anything or even consider buying anything. I was settled to think of ways to use what I had on hand. I’m sure it would’ve been prettier had all the hearts been pink, white, red, purple, maroon, and/or burgundy. But, like I said I wanted to use what I had so I used little tiny balls of yarn that I had left over from previous projects.
To get the twigs, the kids and I went to Mohegan Park and found them after I made them take all the empty water bottles back to the store. In which they made $18.50. Danielle got $9.00, Jacques got $9.00 and Violet and Ashton got a quarter a piece. They usually get two quarters a piece, but Danielle and Jacques said Ashton and Violet refused to help and instead hopped around the bottle return room like banshees.
I had clear beads that have been sitting in my crafting box forever. I don’t even remember where they came from now. The vase came from flowers given to me in the past. Recently I read that if you want to declutter you must get rid of a list of things. On that list were vases. I scoffed at the thought at first when the article mentioned that people had way more vases than they needed, particularly the kind that come from flower deliveries. Well, I went and looked and I have about ten, so I will be giving a few to Goodwill on my next trip.
The other pertinent thing on the list was novelty coffee mugs. Again, I didn’t think I was guilty. Sure enough, I have quite a few gift-coffee mugs. Those will be harder to purge, because many of them were given with love. Awww. Actually, I have one right now for Uncle Sidney that Jacques bought. I have to get it in the mail.
I cannot remember what projects all the yarn is from; nevertheless, I know some of the more precious ones such as baby blankets and a few scarves.