20 Signs Your Crafting Is Getting Totally Out Of Hand

1. Going to Michael’s to redeem coupons makes your heart burst with glitter and confetti.

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2. Even if you’re going to the store for ONE THING,you end up leaving with four bags having spent $145.

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3. Your workspace and closets runneth over with supplies you bought on sale (and that you’ll probably never even use).

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4. You’ve forgotten what it feels like to not have fingers caked in dried glue.

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5. You’ve lost enough blood from X-Acto knife mishaps to fill a child’s swimming pool.

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6. You can’t bring yourself to throw anything out, ever. You know the minute you do, you’ll think of a craft project that would’ve been prefect for yesterday’s garbage.

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7. You kind of, sort of, just a liiittle bit relate to the people on Hoarders.

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8. Whenever you empty your vacuum cleaner, it looks like Rip Taylor had an existential breakdown in your living room.

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9. If a friend asks to borrow scissors, you need them to be more specific. “Do you want scalloped edges? Zig zags? Little waves? Why are you backing away from me slowly?”

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10. Sometimes the inspiration for new crafting projects is so completely overwhelming that it threatens to destroy you.

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11. Nothing makes you happier than when the UPS guy knocks on the door to deliver new crafting supplies.

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12. …but every month when you review how much you spend on equipment and supplies, you have a minor emotional crisis.

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13. You find it impossible to watch movies or TV shows unless your hands have a job to do.

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14. You’ve lost all social graces in responding to acquaintances who innocently ask, “Can you make me something? I’ll buy you a drink.”

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15. Sometimes you craft so late into the night, your hands cramp up and start to resemble Freddy Kreuger’s deformed claw hands.

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16. You’d never actually do it, but you’ve kinda sorta considered acquiring a speed addiction so you can stay awake for weeks at a time to CRAFT CRAFT CRAFT.

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17. Watching Etsy slowly turn into eBay cuts you to the core. You’ve tweeted at Obama to fix it but he hasn’t responded, strangely.

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18. You’d rather go to a yard sale than go on vacation. Could you find 25 pounds of pristine vintage fabric for $6.50 in Cabo? UH, NO.

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19. You start crafting handmade holiday gifts in August, because inspiration can’t wait until Winter.

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20. You’re turning into a crafting monster, but you’ve accepted this fact. Que sera sera.

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