Over the course of the third week of my secondÂ year of making, my days ranged from one extremeÂ on the make-o-metre to the other. On one day I spent a couple of hours making soap; on the next I spent a few minutes cutting that soap. One day I made cookies with my kid. The next day I spent an hour making bath fizzies with him (not pictured, but a post on that is coming) and I also spent an hour and a half making dinner (and I didn’t hate making it, and it was freaking delicious â€“ both of which are rare for me). The deodorant was a quick thing to make, but I’m thinking about it daily as I assess how effective it is. The knitting is for a soap experiment (more on that when it comes to fruition). And yesterday’s making has no picture, for I spent the day in a pain-free haze of weird migraine aftermath, so my making yesterday consisted of acquiring some ink pads for stamping.
How’s your making going? I just re-read a great post by Austin Kleon onÂ focusing on doing somethingÂ small every day. That’s what a #yearofmakingÂ is all about, and he says it better than anyone.
(For some worksheetsÂ and nudging along the way, the Year of Making ebook is always available. A yearlong project can start on any day at all!)