17 for 2017

A few of us have created a list of our own goals for 2017 which is surprisingly motivating – here’s my own list of targets:

17 for 2017

17 – walks longer than an hour

16 – handmade greetings cards.

15 – beachy things (split into 3 x 5s – 5 pieces of beach related art, 5 beach cleans on new beaches, 5 beach clean sculptures, assemblages or mandalas)

14 – items for my Etsy shop

13 – drawers, cupboards, shelves or boxes sorted out.

12 – WIPs finished

11 – paintings/ art works

Working towards an exhibition in May/June 2018

10 – house and garden tasks (split into 5x 2s – make two quiches, paint two chairs, complete two house projects, complete two garden projects, raise two pumpkin plants)

9 – textile books worked on.

8 – hand written letters to grandchildren

7 – find 7 interesting objects

6 – items made for Pippin or improvements to Pippin.

5  – random acts of kindness

4 – new National Trust properties visited

3 – make three up-cycled items of clothing 

2 – meet two fellow bloggers

1 – car boot sale

0 – Buy zero new clothes

A list of others taking the challenge:

Mrs SnailNanacathyGillyflowerMurtagh’s Meadow.Ouch My Back hurtsRuth’s Arc,  Cherie LangloisErin’s Big World,  A LifeLessSimple,  TheWillowWitchOntoMyNext40YearsCountry Ways and Cottage Days, Mrs Craft

And my daughter who doesn’t have a blog, it’s fun to have her join in as well.

Progress Posts: January, February, March, April, May, June, July,

August, September, October, November, December.

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16 for 2016

16 WALKS (of more than an hour)

15 HANDMADE GREETINGS CARDS

14 NEW ITEMS IN MY ETSY SHOP (10)

13 SWIMS (11)

12 GARDEN POSTS (6)

11 HAND MADE TOTE BAGS (0)

10 DIFFERENT TYPES OF HAND MADE BEADS (7)

9 PIECES OF TEXTILE ART

8 MORNINGS of SORTING and STORING

7 PAINTINGS (5)

6 BUS RIDES (using my bus pass) (2)

5 NEW TYPES OF EXERCISE TRIED (4)

4 NEW PATTERNS for my ETSY SHOP (1)

3 MASSAGES (1)

2 WAYS TO HELP REFUGEES

1 NOVEL READ

0 BEADS BOUGHT

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Here is my month by month progress:

January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August and September, October, November, December

All the targets in PINK are the ones I completed.