A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Does your gift list have you stumped? Can never figure out what to make for Great Aunt Felma?  Each day through December 24, we are featuring a fabulous gift tutorial!  Check out the 2017 Handmade Holiday Gift Guide for (free!) recipes, patterns and more.
Total Members: 314,811
Currently Running With Scissors:
306 Guests and 5 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop
  Show Images
Pages: 1 ... 5 6 [7]
61  RAINBOWTASTIC TASK MONITOR!! in CHALLENGE 24 ENTRIES by string theory on: February 04, 2008 02:44:22 PM
Since the birth of our second child, I have been trapped in survival mode; neglecting the laundry, waiting until the last utensil is dirty to do the dishes... ect. My resolution this year is to get out of the funk and get myself and my house back on track. Personally, I enjoy the planning phase of cleaning much better than the action phase and can spend many a glorious hour creating a very lovely to do list that never gets utilized and eventually ends up with its counterparts in the garbage. So, I decided to craft a reusable task monitor to track my progress though out any given day.
 
here it is in it's final state:



I started with an old canvas whose subject matter was disposable and mod podged some pictures cut from magazines


Then, I sliced slots with a trusty blade and taped pockets to the back to prevent the cards from falling out.

I also constructed a handy pocket to house the extra cards

 
Than, I wrote various chores and household duties on the cards and arranged them into slots according to what day I felt that I would want to do them.
I also made big, bold X's on the back of all the cards so that when I succeeded in accomplishing a task, I can flip the card over and bask in the glorious satisfaction that a large x provides.


The great thing about this project, was that I didn't have to buy a single thing! I just used some of my hoarded objects.
So, I am confident, that with my new creation, I can regain control of my household!

Report to moderator  THIS ROCKS  
Pages: 1 ... 5 6 [7]


FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



Latest Blog Articles
Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2017: Vanilla Spice Nut Mix
Meatless Monday: Cheddar Bay Biscuits
Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2017: Fabric Beads



Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2017, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.