My wife Ashley loves ideas. She is an idea machine! Especially when it comes to crafty things. She’s taken up needle felting, sewing, sand blasting, home organization, photography, and more. It’s fantastic, and I really enjoy watching her enthusiasm when embarking on a new project.

It’s also hard to watch sometimes. She watches YouTube videos, reads books, follows patterns and recipes, but often seems a little discouraged at the final result. Doing anything for the first time is difficult. The muscle memory and finesse required to create exactly what was imagined just isn’t there yet.

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