Do you find that nobody notices the things you drop from your to-do list? I know some of the stuff on my list won’t happen before Saturday’s open house and studio sale. As long as no one looks too closely at the corners, it’ll be fine.
But I have gotten a lot done. I’ve been dyeing lots of yarn for the sale. Today I need to hide some buckets and pots of plant dye materials I’ve been letting freeze and thaw outside my studio. There’s lots of general tidying up to do, along with labeling and pricing. And those windows definitely need to be washed.
Even if the windows don’t get done, the quilting fabric I dyed for the sale is all washed, ironed, folded and ready to sell.
This week I sent out an alert to my email newsletter readers to give them a chance to place orders on Etsy before Saturday. My Etsy shop will stay open, but I’ll deactivate items that are in the studio sale. After we close, I’ll inventory and start reactivating unsold items.
In the past two weeks, we lost a family member, went downstate for a funeral (best celebration of life ever), did two search and rescue trainings and a lost hunter search (found — all is well), shipped Etsy orders, and dealt with two different plumbing issues (only one of which is resolved).
We have a half-gallon of Death By Chocolate ice cream to get us through the weekend. Do you think that’s enough?