One thing I love.....

15 April 2011

Is getting into a huge mess....
and then cleaning it all up again....Ahhh....what a great feeling.

I really LOVE neatness and order...
which makes me question....why am I so damn messy when I'm creating?
Even when I'm scrapbooking I end up sitting in the midst of a pile of paper...offcuts.....
and double sided tape backings.
I'm no different when I stitch....I have fabric...threads...pins...everywhere...
I spend the greatest part of my time searching for things I had only one second ago.

So for those who remember my nice tidy room....
I thought Id share a sneak peek of just what damage I can create.

I'm sure I'm not alone with this.....I bet there are many other serial 'messers' out there...
please reassure me I'm normal.

12 comments

  1. Yep thats me!! but I to LOVE to clean and start fresh.Be assured you are not the only one!!

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  2. Normal...yes, definitely normal. I love a clean craft area, and feel so inspired when it's all tidy and beautiful. So inspired, that I mess it up again almost immediately! Ho hum...it's fun, though :)

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  3. Completely normal, I have to have a clean area to start but boy can I make a mess! Kristina Werner had a post about this last week and many of her readers posted pics of their desk, you are very normal. http://www.kwerner.design.com/blog/

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  4. make that http://www.kwernerdesign.com/blog/

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  5. Oh it is like reading about myself Mardi.... and especially about losing things I just had... good, I don't feel so bad now... I love to tidy everything up and but it doesn't stay that way for long... and then I can't stand the mess and the circle continues....lol

    Hugs
    Jenny x

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  6. Oh soooo normal Mardi, I too wonder how I can love order and neatness so much yet create amongst mess and chaos??? Have a great weekend, Lee x

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  7. Anonymous5:26 pm

    yep, me too :) Right about now my room doesn't even resemble the photos i posted...hence the door stays shut!

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  8. Looks very much like my room right now Mardi! LOL You're definitely not alone there! :)

    Sheree xx

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  9. Anonymous11:58 am

    yep...guilty serial messer...mine's so messy right now that i ahve to tiptoe from one side to the other and can't find a spare spot to work on :( huge clean up is planned for tomorrow! have a fabulous weeked sweet, tatum xx

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  10. Hahaha ive seen you scrap Mardi.....hey how did a space do you need to sew in,,,cause i know you dont need much to scrap in :)
    ummmm im messy too so sounds like we are all normal:)

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  11. You are so not alone Marnie.
    At least you have a room. My craft is spread over the whole house and I spend more time looking for stuff than actually sewing and creating. But it's fun. xx Sue

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  12. yes....that is exactly how mine looks at the present moment!

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