Wednesday, January 7, 2009

Creative outlets...

I admire crafty people...those who scrapbook, quilt, sew, make cool things from scraps of fabric or wood, etc. I am not one of those people. I would love to be able to create something neat but haven't found my niche. When I first got married, mom gave me a sewing machine. I tried, but didn't succeed. I have tried to crochet. I have tried latch hook. I love to read Mary Engelbreit's magazine about all those creative, crafty people. I really admire my SIL's (all of them) and MIL's talent with decorating their homes, they are all very artistic....DH has more of that knack than I do. DD also got that gene and is obsessed with paint...she imagines all the pretty colors each room could be. My mom is talented in all those areas and my sister is a wonderful decorator and gourmet chef (I miss her cooking, we ate well when she was here!). I do love to plant flowers but have no special gift, just plant, water, and pray. Maybe I was blessed with an extra-special gift of changing diapers super-fast! Hey, people have commented on my speedy changes before! Sadly, that is not much of a creative outlet.....

2 comments:

TL. said...

Oh don't worry, you don't need a special gift to be special! :)
and creativity as many, many surprising forms... You'll find your own. :)

Shel @ Life With Seven said...

I can definitely relate to that! I'm not very creative either, but I've always wished I was.