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Yesterday I posted about a planning system I use over and over to help organize my whirling mind and systematically schedule out my to-do’s in order to get things done.  I pointed out that getting things done wasn’t the best part of my plan (I claimed that having a plan was the most beneficial perk of all), but I must confess the “getting things done” is a pretty huge perk, too.  Today I’ll show you a few things I’ve completely (and I mean, completely) finished the last couple days as a result of scheduling them in my Notebook.First, a few shots of something pretty for my daughter’s room:In case you can’t tell from these pictures, it’s a chair I finally finished for Amaya after starting and stopping oh, seventeen or so times over the last year.  I received this from a friend of ours, and it came looking like this (okay, I confess…

Last year when I first started blogging, I found myself snapping pictures step-by-step of each project I tackled, thinking some day I might write a post about it.My husband thought I was nuts, but I think he actually liked it.Secretly, I think he still gets excited when he thinks his picture might end up on my blog.Back in those first days of photographing my projects though, I did not grasp the following truth:”Good photos make good blogs.”  I still have so much to learn on this topic of photography, and actually have it listed as one of my 2012 goals, but I have come a long way from my early photos.So please bear with me here as I share the Red Bolster Pillow project from my daughter’s room last year.I had seen these beautiful red bolster pillows on a daybed in a magazine, and I wanted to try my hand…