Thursday, 7 January 2010

2010 Motto

Creativity Amongst Chaos shared this saying from the 30's

"Use it up,
Wear it out,
Make it do,
OR DO WITHOUT!"


I think it's the perfect "Frugal" motto for 2010! See Mother's Cupboard's  for more frugality!

14 comments:

Kerri said...

Im with you. I have a lot to use up and wear out. And look forward to some new things next year???

Susan In Texas said...

Definitely an oldie but a goodie as far as mottos go!

Susan

Sandi said...

Good plan!

Jodie said...

Good motto - you have been redecorating .....

Sue-Anne said...

Great motto! I think I need to adopt it as my mantra, especially after the Christmas budget blowout.

Fiona said...

Love the word frugality :)
Hugs - Fee X

Julie said...

I like it. Its amazing how much money you can save by making do sometimes.

clare's craftroom said...

Hi Jo , love your new look ! I'm making do with my fabric scraps but I don't even think I've put a dent in them ! I'll just have to keep using them up .

Janice said...

My Mum always quotes my Grandfather (who passed away in the early 50s- so another oldie) that when you give a gift it should be something that you can:

Eat up,
Drink up, or
Wear out.

It is so true, as we all seem to be given so much "stuff" that we don't need, want, or have anywhere to put.

wonderwoman said...

brilliant motto!!!!

xxx

creativity amongst chaos said...

Jo, love your new look to the blog and the name. The trouble with this motto is that there is so much to use up, maybe we should trade around? Applique just doesn't require that much! I don't think that it will ever go away! ANYONE WANT SMALL SWATCHES OF ABOUT FIVE HUNDRED DIFFERENT FABRICS, THAT DO NOT GO TOGETHER??? Plumcute is weighing her stash to detremine her success, but how do you know when too much is too much? It is going to be an interesting year, I plan on ignoring the motto when it comes to white, and red.... just so you know! Good luck Jo!
Big HUGS!!! -Cori

Catherine said...

Great Motto and i love your new look blog....did you do it yourself?? I am trying to fix mine up...working things out slowly!! Cathyx

Sew Useful Designs said...

Hello Miss Lilly Pilly!!!!

Love your new blog, sweetie! And Happy New Year!! :-)

Fiona's blog is a must-read isn't it... a wealth of inspiring ideas and tips there!

Catch you round like a fruit loop!!!

Hugs! Vikki xoxo

Cybele's patch said...

Wow, this is a good one!