It all started with Fiona's challenge - Yeah - I'll blame Fiona! LOL!
I thought I had that project done. I DID have that project done - but I was not happy with the hanger portion of it - and when I am not happy with something I make, it won't let me rest. For the past couple of days I have been thinking about this project and trying to come up with a reason why I hated the hanger, or a solution to fix it (even though it is already wrapped and ready to ship out).
So I unwrapped it, and set it on my work table where I could glance at it from time to time when I was working there. Nothing came to mind - except that I still hated the hanger...
I worked on fairies for my Etsy shop all evening, had a wonderful time making them and by the end of the evening - still nothing came to me about the hanger. So I made my lunch for work, fed and watered Chip, got ready for bed and then retired for the night.
And there I lay awake for 2 hours thinking about a stupid hanger! Darn it all - I get up for work at 5:30 in the morning and I heard the clock gong midnight!
I was finally feeling like I could go to sleep - and the solution to fix the hanger came to me. I was tempted to get out of bed and see if the solution would work, but I didn't. I should have though, because it was another hour of thinking and imagining before I finally no longer heard the clock gong.
Fixing the hanger entailed possibly ruining the whole project, so I decided to get a second and third - maybe even a fourth opinion. I took the project to work and showed it to a few people who all suggested I leave it alone. Did they say that because they really liked it - or because they really like me... hmmm!
So I am leaving it alone - more because I am afraid of really wrecking it by taking it all apart... It has been repackaged, and is going in the mail tomorrow morning. Done -
And I promise I am moving on to a different subject!
But first I have some work bench cleaning to do...
Have a nice day - talk to you next week!