FOs & WIPs of 2015

My goal this year is to finish at least *one* long term project that I’ve had sitting around for years. I’ll usually pick up one of these projects, work on it for a week, then put it down for the rest of the year. I never understood why us crafters have certain projects that we can’t seem to get through until an ungodly amount of time has passed. They aren’t super large projects either – I guess we get a bit bored and want to cast on (or start) the next thing.

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A Organizational Obsession – Filofax & Paper Planners

I’ve long been obsessed with organizing and list making and lately I’ve been feeling that my old system just wasn’t working for me. I was using a combination of paper to-do lists and computer apps and felt like everything was too scattered and I was double booking myself and forgetting events.

Then I started seeing the word “filofax” and the cutest planners all over theĀ Pinterest and Instagram. Finally, after ready a post on one of my favorite blogs, Claireabellemakes – I finally decided to spring for my own.

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Make A No-Sew Summery Sun Hat

I’ve always loved the idea of have a big floppy sun hat, but could never find one with a fabric band that I liked. I found this wild print hat at Charming Charlies for $20 and thought it would be a super easy project to rip off the leopard print band (ugh!) and replace it with something a little bit more “me”. Turns out I was right – it only took me about an hour to do, mostly because I had to iron my fabric a few times and figure out how to make the proper bow for you guys.

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