But see, here's the thing, I don't craft things. Or rather, I don't craft things well. If it requires any amount of patience, I am out! This little brainstorm was not only going to required patience, it required a trip to Joann Fabrics, where upon my arrival, I was inundated with tools and millinery about which I knew absolutely NOTHING. ZILCH. ZERO!
If that wasn't a disaster in the making in and of itself, I had to then attempt to coordinate fabrics, a practice in ridiculousness, since I just have no eye for such a thing. Thankfully, Joann's has decided to market to the QUILTING FOR DUMMIES crowd, of which I could be considered a periphery member. For $9.99, I was able to get five coordinating fabrics that I knew would look good in my living room and would exude a certain retro feel in with the, I don't even know what, I was going for ... other than something funky to hang on my mantle.
Well, we've got FUNKY down pat, ladies and gentlemen! I present,
MEGAN'S HANDCRAFTED HEART GARLAND FOR MANTLE: