Monday, October 12, 2009

To Do List, To Do Drawers

Ever have one of those days where you wake up feeling blah and not wanting to do much of anything and just knowing that you wont accomplish much with a mood like that?
Well that's when a little to do list can come in handy. And I do mean little. Just two or three things on the list, because a long to do list is just begging to be put off. That feeling of accomplishment you'll have when you can cross something off the list just may be enough to turn your whole day around, inspiring you to do a little here a little there and before you know it you've actually accomplished something.

What does all this have to do with scrapbooking? Well I'm very bad when it comes to having several project going without having any finished and after a while that wonderful sense of accomplishment becomes very elusive. My personal fix for this is to have a stack of "to do" drawers. I bought a couple of these drawer units and put one unfinished project in each drawer along with all the photos, papers and embellishments to complete the project, kind of like a kit. Every once in a while I will put one of these projects on my to do list. I love the drawer idea because I just pull out the whole drawer and everything I need is right there. Makes things easy.

Today was one of those days. One drawer on my little to do list.
I chose the one that had the "Delight In Life" book I had made for a class I taught.
The drawer contained the book (which was mostly decorated but no photos), the photos I wanted to put in the book and extra paper and embellishments.
Boy I have to say it was really nice to finish it up, cross it off my list and move on!

1 comment:

Alisha said...

Brilliant idea... Hmmmmmmm how can I make this work for me?