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Tuesday, January 8, 2013

One Word


I have been doing the one word for the year, for the past two years and I have decided to continue this year. I found that my last two words, Myself, and Breathe really helped so I took some time to make a decision. I had it narrowed done to two choices and then made the final decision.



RELAX



 I was worried that for 2013 I needed to have a focus, or join a lot of different groups. I decided instead to relax, and enjoy quilting for its many stress free benefits, though it can be stressful at times. I also decided to relax in life as well, and focus on the things that I can do and change, and try to let go of some of the rest. It has been a week and it has been working though nothing is ever perfect.


 





Cosmetic bag


On a lighter note, I made this cosmetic bag for my niece for Christmas. She absolutely loved it, which surprised me a bit. The bottom fabric was used as the border for the quilt I gave her last year at Christmas. I also need to give a huge thank you to Darlene of Quilting Daze and  Cheryl of Polka Dots & Rick Rack . I participated in the Christmas Throughout the Year, and as well as managing to make 3 scarfs, and a cosmetic bag the week before Christmas, I also got a quilt done, and some smaller projects that I made throughout the year. It all helped to make Christmas less stressful for me. I am linking to Linky Tuesday hosted by Freemotion by the River.





 


5 comments:

Terry said...

I like your word! And your little cosmetic bag is adorable! :0)

Ariane said...

That's a great word!! I need to do that too! Your cosmetic bag is wonderful!! A great gift!!!

Karen said...

Love the bag.... and I'll adopt the word too!

Thanks for sharing...
Karen

Connie said...

What a wonderful word for the new year and your bag is beautiful! Thanks for sharing.
Freemotion by the River Linky Party Tuesday

CitricSugar said...

Great word! I wish you luck with that. :-)