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Saturday, January 1, 2011

My 2011 Goals!

I don't know about you guys, but I think 2010 went by really, really fast. I didn't get nearly as much done as I wanted to - especially as far as large project finishes went. The ornaments went very nicely. I finished up with a total of 30, counting the Sprites (they'll be finished ornament-style, so they count). I'm planning on digging them all out and taking a picture to post soon. But I only finished a few big projects, and only 2 of the six I wanted to finish.

ah, well.

So let's see how 2011 goes!

I'm being ambitious this year - I want to make a good try at finishing - or at least making nice progress on - all the projects shown here:

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There are 30 projects in that basket and those boxes, including a kit with about 25 ornaments in it. I really have no hope at all of suceeding, but I think it will be fun!

To start off January right, I started off both challenges! For my first start of 15 starts in the Crazy Challenge, I got my Mum to pick a project name from a hat. She was pretty pleased with the result, since she has wanted this project for a long time and I've just never gotten around to it.

'God's Grace' from Cross-Country Stitching Magazine:

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And how much I got done today:

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And for the 'Up for a Challenge' (15 wips and/or Ufo's ), I got her to draw another name from a different group. She picked 'The Gingham Dog and the Calico Cat', by Carriage House Samplings.

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It's one of the few on my list that actually had very, very little done on it. I forgot to take a pic before I started working on it, so here's how it looks now

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And this blue box shows appx. what I had done before I started working on it.

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Not a lot of progress, but a little each day adds up, right? I still have more of today left, but I wanted to do a post before I forgot.

Well, that's all for today! I don't know if I'm going to work on one WIP each day in January, like the Crazy Challenge, or not. I think I'll see what others on the blog do. I will be starting a new project tomorrow though, so I'll post again then!

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