Oops! Look what I missed over the weekend – on Friday, KarenSue named me as the winner of her RAK. I logged onto 2ps this morning & had a message from her with the good news. How cool! Thanks, KarenSue!! 🙂
I wasn’t terribly good about blogging or commenting this past weekend. Thus how I missed my RAK win. While I was a little consumed with the picture moulding ledge, it didn’t take too much time. In between waiting on paint or filler to dry, I worked on 2 other projects.
First, I checked out a couple of books from the library on home organization. I’m on a weird clean, reorganize, do-it-yourself kick right now and figure I better go along for the ride while it lasts so we can knock a few things off the to-do list.
The first book is Real Simple: The Organized Home. Lots of pretty pictures with ideas. I loved flipping through it, but was disappointed in one respect. It has a list of stores in the back where they purchased products, but no direct listing match to the page as they normally do in the magazine. So, the photo boxes I loved on one page – who knows where they might have come from. In fairness, this book was published almost 2 years ago so it’s highly possible some or most of the items are no longer available, but it would have been nice to have that info. That aside, the book does have some really nice, inspiring photos and tips.
The other book I checked out is Everything Organize Your Home Book. No photos – just a few black & white sketches – but LOTS and LOTS of information. Very easy read. I’ve been devouring this book and getting some good ideas.
The second little project I worked on over the weekend was playing on Squidoo.com. I happened to stumble across the site last week and it caught my attention. The general idea is that everyone is an expert on something. You can set up a free page (pardon me, a “lens” is what they call it) or more on whatever subject(s) your expertise lies in. I set up two (hmm… I’m beginning to notice a weird 2 theme in this post): http://www.squidoo.com/2pawsdesigns & http://www.squidoo.com/TriangleAreaNC. Yes, clearly I need to get back to scrapping so that I won’t have so much free time on my hands. 😉