Wednesday, October 8, 2008

A Little Accountability Please

Now that we are fully moved in, I thought I would show you a little peak at my craft room. I have always wanted an IKEA Expedit storage system for my bits and pieces, but haven't been able to get one as yet. They say 'necessity is the mother of invention' so I got to thinking and came up with this...


This is my storage cube, made from 3 bookcases stacked on top of each other :) This will do the trick until I can buy my Expedit!

Now for the accountability. Its been a while since I've sewn anything (due to shifting house) and I have lost my groove a bit. To get back on track, I have set myself a challenge to finish this.

The 'Festive Charm Table Runner' is created by Ruth Buchanan and is in the latest issue of Australian Country Threads magazine Vol.8 No.12. I will be making mine using Moda - Cranberry Wishes fabric (that Katherine gave to me for my birthday in July). Ruth has used the 'Peace on Earth' range for hers. I shall fight procrastination and get it done - and have lots of fun doing it too :)
Happy Birthday to my Big Brother - 'Bradley Anderson Norris' for tomorrow (9th October). Love ya Bro :)
With Love
Janellybelly xx
PS More great giveaways at this blog Fall into Fall Quilters Blog


A Spoonful Of Sugar said...

Glad to see your move went smoothly and you are all settled into your new home! No doubt you will enjoy Spring in teh Valley - so many lovely spots in your neck of the woods. Enjoygetting back into your crafty activities! The able runner pattern looks great.

Brad said...

Thanks Sis

Love Big Bro :P

Margaret said...

It was seniors week this week in Victoria with free rail over 5 days. So off I went with a friend to IKEA, love that shop in Richmond and so easy to get to from the Southern Cross station on the Box Hill tram. Lunch was great, love the food, and the fabrics, and ideas. Hope you get your Exepedit soon. The boxes are inventive.

rooruu said...

It's lovely to know that Festive Charm appealed to you - I'm looking forward to seeing your version (does that help motivate you and deter procrastination??!!)



Joy said...

Oooh, we've got a great big Ikea nearby, I might have to go and have a peek. I love your storage solution ... I wonder if it would fit in my cupboard (??). Can't wait to see the table runner when it's done :o).

Lulabell said...

Thanks for the sweet comment Janelle. I am such a lucky duck! first two comments on giveaways as well. Love the runner pattern, cant wait to see it finished.

Anonymous said...

I'm glad you are moved in and can get back into sewing. :) I like your set up. That seems to work really well! :)