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Saturday, 2 January 2016

Crawling back to normal

I don't know about you but I don't stick to the 12 days of Christmas rule - once I come home I need to take the decorations down, put away and then get back to normal as quickly as possible. So that's what I was doing last night and this afternoon.  My problem is that I got distracted and ended up taking out loads of fabric that I don't need anymore - ready to donate / give away.  I will take the HUGE pile to my sewing groups first - after that I will put the remainder in one of those charity fabric bins.


Anyway - the main activity today was a trip to Dunelm to buy curtains for the kitchen, curtains and voile panels for the bedroom, order an arm chair for the bedroom and towels for the bathroom - gee its exciting isn't it.  I need to wait for the new bedroom carpet to be laid on Thursday before I can do much in there but I did venture into the bathroom to give the radiator a good clean.  The shower hose was somewhat gunked up so I replaced it with a nice new shiny one and, as I write this, the shower head is being soaked to get rid of the gunk.  Meanwhile the light cord boasts a new ceramic pull - things are definitely coming together.

Other than watching Millie enjoy her run up at the beach, the other job that I have started is going through the unsorted bedroom contents in the conservatory - there's no point putting back rubbish now is there?  Let's just say that I needed to buy a new roll of bin bags - very satisfying but this may take a while to get rid of - the binmen only come once a fortnight!

When I stopped work and checked my post-box I found this lovely decoupaged heart from Jean - it was a late Christmas present and is adorable - the photo doesn't do justice to it.  the last room to be decorated and sorted will be the craft room and this will go wonderfully in it!

3 comments:

  1. Life is relentless isn't it? You're soon back into the swing of things. It's always exciting when you have planned and budgeted for a project and it all starts to come together. Looking forward to seeing it finished. Love the decoupage heart. Xxxxx

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  2. Don't forget to keep any red fabric!

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  3. Red fabric....now what could that be for!?
    You are too ahead of the game PD!
    What a lovely heart!

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