Calming Coraline

Today was supposed to be craft day!  But instead, a kitchen accident left me with wet cupboards.  Having to move everything out the affected cupboards left me with:


all my cleaning stuff on the floor


and my pots, pans and storage containers all over my craft table.

I’m not going to lie, I was mad as heck!  I mean, steam coming out my ears!  LOLOL!  I can laugh now but I’m telling you … I was steaming!!!!  This was not how I expected to spend my Saturday.  But after I worked out that all I can do now is work through the situation, I went to my new happy place.  My new nirvana.

Yep … while all that mess was going on, I did this:


Three packs of Soaring Strawberry Koolaid, my trusty dye pot, yarn from my stash, Doug E Fresh and the Get Fresh Crew on the radio   =   finding my perfect coral and a happier, calmer me!

That’s what crafting is all about right?  Finding your happy despite … life!  😀

Hope you’re having a wonderful Saturday.  😀

10 thoughts on “Calming Coraline

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  2. sam April 21, 2013 / 5:07 pm

    Craft is my sanctuary too. 🙂
    Loving that colour – spring is in the air xxx

    • Nicky April 21, 2013 / 7:24 pm

      Spring really is in the air although it’s still very chilly in my neck of the woods. Crafting is definitely my sanctuary, happy place, nirvana, whatever we want to call it. I’m so happy that I have it.

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  4. Creatively Motivated April 20, 2013 / 10:06 pm

    Kool-aid makes for pretty colors! I guess that’s better than drinking the stuff. You will have to tell me the trick on keeping it from getting tangled. -Nizzy

    • Nicky April 21, 2013 / 8:23 am

      It really does; and this use is way better than having all that dye inside your body. I definitely prefer to wear over drinking it. I’m going on the hunt for this shade, it really is my most perfect shade of coral.

      To prevent the tangles, I use figure 8 ties. That’s what’s recommended. Other than that, when I put the yarn in the pot, I stir gently from the inside and try not go get my spoon tangled in the yarn.

  5. mlissabeth April 20, 2013 / 4:07 pm

    That is a pretty color. I am glad that you can laugh (a little) about the accident now.

    • Nicky April 20, 2013 / 6:24 pm

      I can laugh alot now … even dance to the music on my radio. But this morning … no!!!

      Coraline did the trick though!!! Thank God for yarny relief.

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