Well, friends, this is it - the end of the 101 Things in 2013 Project - in case you couldn't read my extremely long and very specific title. I left 32 things unfinished (see tomorrow's post) - though some of them have been started. Still, it was overall a good project. I tried new recipes and crafts, learned to sew curtains, read some good books, and cleaned my house a lot. I learned some things that work, some that don't, and some that I just don't like. I thought I'd start the end by showing off the last few things I accomplished.
13. Corn Bags
I will share a slightly more in-depth post with more photos early in January, but here is a quick sneak peek of what my sister and I made:
20. Real Truffles.
Here are the ones I made. I coated some in cocoa/powdered sugar, but I also dipped some in melted chocolate.
I also made some White-Chocolate Lemon ones using this recipe that were also very delicious.
82. A wreath.
I never thought I'd finish this project! I bought a straw wreath at Hobby Lobby for about $2.50 (50% off, of course) and some grey yarn and wrapped the whole thing well. I wanted to make something with removable decorations that I could change out for every season, but after wrapping the wreath, I just never got around to making any decorations.
Finally, as I was cleaning up my living room after decorating for Christmas, I had two things leftover: a 9-ft silver tinsel garland from the Dollar Tree and a red glitter bow that came on a gift box we got last year. I ended up twist-tying them on to the wreath, then attached them to the Dollar Tree wreath hanger with some Bed, Bath & Beyond ribbon (yes, still leftover from our wedding gifts - it never goes away!). Are you getting how little I spent on this project? Probably about $5.
Now I just have to decide if this is too Christmassy to leave up all winter or not. :) What do you think?
And my final question for you is this: Should I undertake another 101 Things Project for 2014? Leave a comment with your thoughts!
Love and An-Almost-New-Year,