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So You Think You're Crafty: Who Me?

Okay, I couldn't say anything before now... but I have gone and done something rather insane.

I signed up to audition for season 7 of So You Think You're Crafty.

Am I a little nuts!? Yeah, just a little. Especially since--if I get in--I'll be doing this entire thing while trying to pack & sell a house AND move across the country.

The craziest part is that I didn't realize the auditions were this week until I opened my blog this morning. It gave me shivers all down my spine to realize I was doing something that I've previously thought was WAY out of my league.

But everyone keeps telling me how creative I am and I guess it got to my head.

I'm so nervous! I'm not even sure I want to win (because of the packing and moving thing) but I sure don't want to fail!!!

Anyway, I can't tell you which craft is mine, but I want you to go check them out and vote for the one you like best... then come over here and tell me which one you think is mine.

The voting is open all week...

So show me some number love!

PS. You can click the image or the link, both will take you there.


Ivy said…
I think it's the reading lamp.
Meaghan said…
I think so too :) I voted for the lamp! It has your style written all over it ;)
I don't know your style since I have not read your blog long but I decided to go with the reading lamp as well.

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