Monday, June 18, 2012

the plan for the next 52 weeks

has anyone seen these three, i have a new plan to tell them about .... anywhere? ... i'll let them bring back the eggs?
i absolutely loved doing pinterest 365 but needed this last week off to reinvigorate and have a wee break!  having said that, i was also very aware that once 365 days were over i wanted to carry on doing something and set new goals for the coming year.  pinterest has given me that little something i have been looking for ... motivation ... to get up and do rather than just admire from afar others ability to create.

without getting too personal, i have always had grand ideas but never figured i was good enough to carry them out ... apparently flooding therapy works because not only did i decide that finished was better than perfect i also shared my imperfect creating rather publicly on my blog ;)

the only downside in doing a creation a day inspired from pinterest was the lack of time to do any BIG projects ... you know, the ones that take more than a day for mere mortals to finish.  so a couple of months ago i formulated a plan for once pinterest 365 was complete.  this new plan involved weeks, thus giving me the time to do larger projects ... my sweet husband hid at this point when i began telling him of my new plan ... i have yet to find him.

so for the coming 52 weeks i plan to take on one BIG pinterest inspired project a week ... and by big i mean anything that will take me more than a day to finish.  no i will not be building a house, boat, summer collection, shed, studio, or any combination of the above!  i will be posting throughout the week about the project's progress and showing the finished project on sundays (NZT).  and because i LOVE pinterest recipes, saturday will become pinterest baking day, where i'll be trying a new to me recipe each week that i have pinned and just NEED to try :)

so that's the plan for the coming year, project one will start on the 25th of june so it gives me this week to have some fun relaxing before i take on a new year of creating!

11 comments:

Eileen said...

I'm so glad you plan to continue. I only found your blog when you were on day 288 but I really admire you and what you've achieved. I'll follow you with interest in your next challenge.

Hannah said...

Oh wow, like the sound of your next year, can't wait to see your bigger projects :) And you're continuing, which means you'll be working on something when I'm with you :D So exciting :D
Such a nice photo, was that taken quite recently?

Kirsty, New Zealand said...

Can't wait to see you Hannah and you had better believe you will be helping me while you are out here ;o) the photo was taken last year on a tramp but it's a favourite of mine!

The Cupcake Architect said...

Excited for the next year, so glad you are continuing!

Bluefunk said...

I'm very excited to see what you do over the next year. So glad you're continuing!

Jenny said...

I'm soooo pleased that you are continuing with your Pinterest creations......... Blogland wouldnt be the same without you :0)
Have a great time relaxing with the family this week :0)
Jenny x

Conry Lavis said...

yaa
sure u can do it.

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Jen W. said...

Is that photo really only a year old? The peeps look so little!
So excited for phase 2 of your Pinterest challenge and can't wait to chat with you guys this weekend!

Jutta said...

What a wonderful idea! i am so looking forward to 52 new inspiring projects! Big hug to you
xxx
ps: if i come across your family should i send them back?

Nikki said...

Your blog is awesome!! I too love pinterest & I'm trying to decide what's projects I can do but since I work more than 50 hours a week it's hard to do but I also have a foodie blog & your post has made me designate a day to bake too!

I hope you had a great weekend!

James Ron said...

Nice work dude. keep it up.
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