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Weeks 4 & 5, the end!

Well people, here we are! Time to breathe a sigh of relief that I no longer have to take a photo of myself every single day šŸ™‚ It turns out this was the most difficult part of the challenge for me, sometimes you just don’t feel like having your photo taken (even if you’re the one taking it, ha).

Now that the challenge is over, I’m hoping to keep dressing as if I’m going to leave the house, rather than falling back into my old trackydak ways. I was reading Moorea from Moorea-Seal.com‘s post on Leigh-Ann’s blog, ‘3 Best Ways to Be Productive When You’re Self Employed‘ and her first tip is, ‘get ready every morning as if you were leaving the house’. I know some people work well in their pajamas, but I’m not one of them!

I really enjoyed coming up with some new outfit combos and realising that I do have plenty of clothes and to appreciate them! I like to think I’m careful about acquiring new things, but I so easily fall into the trap of seeing things I want and forgetting what I already have that fits the need. I really want to aim for a small wardrobe with things I truly love and feel great in, hopefully many of them made by me.

The MMM community was so inspiring and supportive and I highly recommend the challenge if you’ve ever thought about it but haven’t taken the plunge!

Weeks 2 and 3…

….. ummm so the plan was to do a weekly wrap-up, obviously something went awry! I am pleased I have kept up with the challenge though, even if this month has been a bit screwy. I’m going off some medication and the process isn’t being too kind to my general wellbeing, and my brain not work good! It’s nice to be ‘achieving’ something little every day.

So some thoughts after weeks 2 and 3? Good gravy I have more clothes, both me-made and otherwise, than I realised. Especially since I’ve made most of my Autumn sewing plan, yaaaaaay. This challenge has been great to see how under utilised my wardrobe is! Some things I think I just don’t gravitate towards because they don’t feel very ‘me’. I need to look at donating some of those, I don’t really like having a big wardrobe (and I don’t have a big house) and if I want to keep making clothes it’s going to get unmanageable!

I need to get some decent photos of my finished Autumn sewing plan garments for blog posts, I was hoping to take them on days I wore them but I under-estimated how tired of taking photos of myself I would get, haha. I hope I’m getting more comfortable with the camera, at least!