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2022 - No Craft Spending - I WILL bust my stash and make pretty things!!!!!
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Is it possible to keep the thread and change the title to reflect the New Year. I think this will attract more followers.
Happy crafting xx
Lovely to see the collage of pics.
As always, I start each year determined to craft more so I'll see how i get on this year. I'm currently making a mini album with handmade envelopes as a seed holder/organiser for a friend whose birthday is in March and she's a keen gardener. Plus a post it notebook in matching paper. I've also two hard note books to decorate for a friend's birthday but that's not until November!
Plus I have a Lilliput Lane cross stitch I've been making for my mum, as she collects the china but that's been going for 5-6 years due to complexity so maybe this year might be the year. Her birthday is also in November so have time .....
And a hanging wooden heart decoration that needs repainting to match a friend's kitchen (would be a present for her October birthday). Mmmmm, I'm sure I have other UFOs around as well.
Happy crafting everyone and looking forward to seeing all your makes this year
Crafting from stash only 2023 - 5/12 items finished
No experience of spray painting wicker,sorry. I have spray painted other things though (metal and leather) and just used spray from my discount store and they have been fine.
I have researched a temperature blanket and am hooked on the idea. definitely on my to do list. When I have used my stash up obviously. Hahahaha.
I have done no crafting for about a week. perhaps it's because I am making myself do UFO's.
So sorry I went missing M.I.A - slight family emergency but all is good again now.
Well I didn't manage to meet my target but I am proud of myself as I managed to make 1749/2022 items which I believe is the most I have ever managed to make in one year.
More importantly I really did tame my craft spending and have not bought anything for personal crafting use for what feels likes ages
I still cannot see any movement of my stash being reduced though so I'm starting again for 2023.
Here's the thread if anyone would like to join me?
2023 - No Craft Spending - I WILL bust my stash and make pretty things!!!!! — MoneySavingExpert Forum
Look forward to seeing all there and busting our stash together x
Here is the pouch! Adding it in here and in rhe new one, JIC
128/100- bust my craft stash 2022!
114/75- bust my craft stash 2021!
90/52- bust my craft stash 2020!