Not too happy with this one, it's too big, it barely fits in an 8x10 frame. Not sure what to do with it. I can make it into a pillow i guess? Couldn't wait to show this one off. I sewed each individual petal then sewed them all together and stitched pearl beads in the middle. I'm going to make two more with white background and colorful fabric for the flower!
Hobbies help you improve your mental health and well being because you're engaging the creative network in your brain, you are challenging you mind and keeping it sharp. Its also a stress reduction. When you concentrate on your hobby it is clearing your mind of other distractions. It makes you happy! It makes you interesting! If you are married its important to have other things, separate things that make you happy. Don't rely on your spouse to make you happy. You both need to find happiness in the things that you enjoy and since happiness is contagious it will rub off on your spouse. You also need to give your spouse space so they can enjoy things they love to do, its important to keep your identity in a marriage! You can still "find yourself" while being married. (I've been married over 20 years) You don't need to rely on people to make you happy! People will let you down, they have there own obligations they have to tend to so if you a