that organization helps to breed creativity. Organization comes with a fight around here, you know. Something seemingly uninspiring is actually the opposite when settled. Knowing what you have, where it is, and being able to access it easily [as well as being enjoyable to view] contributes to initiating the process of producing. Since being married we've lived in 4 different apartments, and now our second house. I always had my plethora of sewing paraphernalia peeking from every possible place. Under the bed, under the desk, in the desk, in the old antique chest [that was actually a gift to Ryan-thanks love], the book cases, and of course the closets.
I took on this project while Ryan was away on business and I had free reign of the closet until it was complete. Azure came in during the process to exclaim "Oooooooh! You're going to be in trouble. You have to clean up your mess!" And I did. Ah. A drawer just for my collection of handkerchiefs. One for laces. Another for zippers and other such notions. Even a swatchee drawer! So, today as I gathered my ingredients for my looming project [though in no way think it's gloomy] I removed a drawer at a time to add to a quite lovely mound as I begin my next project.
My pile of potential:
In the spirit of full disclosure, my buttons and beads still reside in the bookcase, but they're completely content, so there they'll stay.