It was a very good year

Does anyone else like to indulge in ridiculous head games? Lately, I’ve been looking back through 2011 with my should’a, would’a, could’a goggles on. So, as a little feel-good exercise, I decided to make a collage using ‘collage’ (funnily enough) on Picnik. And seeing it all like this…turns out I haven’t been sitting on my butt all year. Step away from the whip.
This was a great way to finish the year on a good note, kind of like hanging kindy art on the wall again. I can’t recommend this enough, if you’ve been doing some sewing / crafting this year and could do with a little self-nurturing!
As for you, Mr. to do list
  • Re-vamp an old chair CHECK
  • Make / thrift clothes CHECK. Lots of thrifting. Making clothes takes forever.
  • Hand-make and buy handmade gifts No
  • Become unimaginably FAB at sewing Progress
  • Buy my fruit / veg at the markets CHECK
  • Turn an old suit-case into a retro picnic set Nice in theory
  • Get a fringe CHECK
  • Start a ‘dress-up’ box CHECK
  • Make our rented town-house a home sewing nook taking shape, priorities people…
  • Make brownies and rice-paper rolls mmm CHECK and CHECK
How about you…did 2011 meet expectations?
Wishing you a very Merry Christmas. An exciting 2012 awaits…

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  • Tarawrote:

    the collage is a great idea! I just might do one to get a bird’s eye view of what the hell I’ve been doing all year

  • Mrs Biddlewrote:

    Happy Christmas Sophie. Have a lovely one. Mrs B x

  • rachaelwrote:

    great idea! and lovely projects. happy 2012 🙂

  • Carolynwrote:

    Wow! You should be proud!
    Happy 2012!

  • One Sleepy Dadwrote:

    Fantastic year Soph, I’m really impressed with your gumption. How many people have the follow-through for one resolution, let-alone the six hundred that you did.

    And you did hand-make a gift. Remember the hat you made Squeaker? So at least take a partial-credit on that list item.

    I’m also impressed with your blog (so you should also claim partial-credit for the founding of my blog).

    Nice work, Ringmistress.

  • Vanessa@DesignsBySessa.comwrote:

    You’ve got some serious TALENT! Seriously!!!

  • skirtastopwrote:

    You ROCKED IT this year! Such great stuff. Merry Christmas!

  • Jessicawrote:

    So I’m looking at this post for like the third time and I can’t believe I haven’t commented yet. I just love everything Sophie, you have great style!

  • probablyactuallywrote:

    you are seriously amazing. hope you had a wonderful christmas!

  • Johannawrote:

    So, so lovely! You do have such great style! And the collage is such a great idea. Thanks for the inspiration and encouragement! 2011 for me was just the beginning I think!

  • HipBrownwrote:

    Well done Soph, lots of busyness I see! Happy New year! May join you in blog land come 2012 or sooner (will see). Hopefully catch you in 2012 xx

  • Ingewrote:

    I just stumbled on your blog from Pinterest! I love your work!!!! Your pictures, your energy are fantastic! Keep it up! You are doing great! ~ Inge (mama of 3 boys)

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