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Creative ADD and I Love My Husband

I have creative ADD.  I lose focus too easily.  I work on a project full throttle until I think of another project that seems like more fun.  Then I skip to the new idea until it becomes boring and I abandon it for a third creative endeavor.  This cycle goes round and round.  I keep 3 or 4 projects (at least) going until one by one they either get finished or forgotten.

Most of the time I have more ideas than I can process.

Here are just a few of the things I am “working” on now.

Covering my stained and battered dress dummy with vintage patterns.

I will finish her…the question is when.

Making paper bowls using tissue paper and/or book pages.

They are really cool, but take a llllooooonnnnnnggggg time and are MESSY.

There is a lot of time spent waiting for them to dry enough for the next layer.

They needed a few more layers, but I was tired of the clutter.

Just look at my “desk”.

Then there’s this cool bracelet.

It’s actually an empty roll of duct tape that I wrapped with embroidery floss.  I wanted to finish it the rest of the way with black, to create a checkered effect, but I am not 100% pleased with it so can’t motivate myself to finish it.

I have Der saving empty tape rolls for me at work, in case I decide to try making more.

Speaking of Der.  I asked him how I could drill holes in silverware for another potential project I have.  The next thing I knew he had set up his drill press and grinder on the back patio for me. He is so helpful.

If I have an idea, but am unsure how to make it happen he always helps.  AND he doesn’t lose patience with me when I switch from one thing to another on a whim. NOR does he pester me about my creative messes.

How did I get so lucky?

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