How many times have you started a project only to have it stall out because the next step required a little extra muscle, a handyperson, or a tool that you had never used before? I see this all the time, which is why lately I have been boosting my DIY skills to be a partner that can help ensure that projects reach completion.
That doesn’t mean I am willing to get in over-my-head. I know my limits.
And I understand that time, energy and money can be saved when we call in a partner with specific expertise (that’s why you call me, right!). But what I am talking about is adding some tools to my tool belt (literally and figuratively) & then mixing in a dose of courage to be a better ally to myself and my clients.
This is a project that can easily be put off or overlooked since there can be multiple steps to see it through to completion. But this client was ready & excited to get this checked off of her list!
During our session we made sure we had the right tools for the job, framed the art, mapped out the placement, organized the arrangements, & put it all on the walls. It took a little pre-planning, a little extra measuring, & a little tweaking, but the end result = art hung & a happy mom & daughter!
The ironing board hanger in the closet was taking up prime space that could be used by the brooms & mops that needed a home. Once again, it was time to pull out a few tools, my courage, and then go for it.
With the right tools, it didn’t take long to take down the ironing board hanger & replace it with a broom hanger. A project that needed a little dedicated time & a little extra muscle was checked off the list. Mops & brooms were hung & the closet was ready for action.
Is there a project that you have been longing to tackle or finish but something is stopping you?
How could your outlook about this project change if you added a dose of courage?
Do you need a partner to boost your courage & ease the overwhelm around this project?
Tell me about it!