I had posted this on my Personal Facebook page: I’m a little sad and a lot relieved…I didn’t make it thru…Thanks for everyone who voted…My project wasn’t something I put much effort into. Too much on my plate. Lesson learned.
I received lots of I’m sorry’s, and you’re great anyway.
I wasn’t really upset, more sad that I wouldn’t get to keep making new things for me…Oh wait, I still get to follow along, and if I want I can create something. I get to be apart of the “back-ground”, Cheering on and supporting the remaining contestants….That is why I even decided to enter the “competition”….I really am not a “competitive” person. I love pushing myself to try new things, I love getting out of my “comfort zone”…BUT….I don’t like it when feelings are hurt, or when people feel “less” about themselves because they didn’t “win”…
This competition is NOT like that, in fact there is a “private” group set up, so we can all chat, bounce ideas off of each other, support each other. I LOVE this, I love when you have a fun “competition” where you are each pushing each other to be better. It is a way for us each to promote our blogs, our individual talents. I can’t sew, but I can paint…I am HORRIBLE with grammar, but give me any math problem…
For all of you who still want to follow along, I know I WILL BE! Here is the link to the website (So you think you’re crafty), facebook page, and where you can meet this season’s contestants.
I try and teach my children this, there are some things we are going to be naturally GREAT at, and there will be things that will be hard for us, and will take a lot of effort to learn and do.
So this being said, I really struggled with the “kitchen” theme…. I don’t know why, I was nervous…. I thought mine was okay… I had a feeling that I wouldn’t be moving on…BE CAREFUL WHAT YOU WISH FOR!
But I do LOVE what I did, because it is quick and easy, and super duper simple!!!
So here is mine:
I love fresh flowers, and I love color! To add some of both to the my kitchen, I just found 3 totally different vases…, I found all 3 at the local thrift shop for $1.00 each, the “rocks” I bought at the dollar store for only $1.00, the flowers…Well I wish I could say I got them from my yard…I found them in a clearance cart at the grocery store for only $5.00.
The water and food color I had on hand. I love being able to do something FAST that will put a smile on my face, Flowers and color, always do this for me.
When you cut your flowers you want to cut the angled, so that the bottom of the stem isn’t straight… I filled the vases half full with the rocks, the slowly split the flowers up between them.
Once I had them all the way I wanted them. I poured the colored water just to the top of the rocks. ( I mixed aspirin with them as well, I hear it makes your flowers last longer)
Then TADA, I can group the together, of place them individually around my kitchen, a quick cheap way bring nature and color in to your home! They make great center pieces as well.
I am happy to say that my flowers are STILL alive, I have had to add more water, but that is it! How fabulous!
Thanks for all your support! I will be sharing my project that was for Round 2 on Sunday at So you think you’re crafty blog, with a small interview! I really LOVE what I made!
Oh and another thing I learned! I am a better Cheer-Leader, than a Competitor! So Help me CHEER the rest of the contestants on! Whoop! Because they are all amazing, and each has a special set of talents!