Friday, April 13, 2012

Daily Goals for the Week Board

Since Sam was born, life has been a bit more chaotic.

I feel like when I actually have a minute or two to DO something, I don’t know where to start so I end up getting NOTHING done at all!! 

It’s really frustrating sometimes.

Enter The Weekly Daily Goals Board!!

This Week's Goals Board 2

I had this board that was meant to be an FHE board from a craft day activity.  But I never got around to finishing it besides painting it red!!  So I brushed off the dust and painted it with Chalkboard Paint.  Then I cut out white vinyl lettering and put the days of the week on it. 

Weekly Goals Board Before and After

The idea is that every day I will have 3 things I want to accomplish that day (big or small, doesn’t matter) and I will write each one on a post-it.  Then as I complete that thing I will take off the post-it.  If I didn’t get it done, I can leave it there or move it to another day.  *I painted the board with Chalkboard Paint in case I decided to scrap the post-its and just write them down with chalk sometimes. 

This will be good because then when Sam goes down for a nap or both boys are finally in bed for the night, I can look there to see what to work on if I didn’t already have something to do in mind.  I’ve been pretty good getting projects done here and there, but I think this will help me stay focused even more! 

I’m so excited to have it done, now I just need to hang it up!

*Another note* I used this awesome trick of putting push-pins in the bottom to prop it up off the newspaper while painting it! It worked like a charm!  The paint doesn’t glue your board to the newspaper that way and it is SO easy to do I can’t believe I didn’t think of it before!

Push Pins to prop up your board

9 comments:

  1. So cute, Katie! I'm gonna pin this & hopefully I'll make something similar one day :)

    Kathryn
    destinationcraft.blogspot.com

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  2. 3 goals a day is a great idea!

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  3. Wow. Cool! Good for you to be organized. I'd imagine with baby, life would be more hectic. Even just being engaged, I find that life is so busy.

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  4. I love how you share your ideas with others and you always tell others tips and how to make it. So thoughtful and awesome to share your creativity with others.

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  5. I always have a bazillion post its. This is a great way to get them organized and right in front of me!

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  6. love this idea!
    katiebugkellar.com

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  7. What size is the board that you used?

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    1. The board is about 9.25" across and 24" long. I use the small 2x2" post-its for the week and the big ones for Saturday and Sunday.

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