Sunday, October 19, 2014

MOVED SHIT AROUND....

Soooo.... after getting lots of stuff out of the house yesterday, I decided to move the lounge/family/dining areas around a little:


 ABOVE:  Brylee, Bex and Dante helped moved all the food in the large display unit so we could move it from the lounge to the family room.


 ABOVE:  The dining table is now at the far end of the lounge, and I must say I really like it here.


 ABOVE: This pretty painted pot is so old... it used to be my egg bowl back in the days we lived in Hamilton.  That is at least 15 years ago!  I loved it when I bought it, and I still do.
I'm amazed I still have it considering how often we have moved.


ABOVE: Because I put the large display unit in the family room, I had to move the shell painting into the lounge.  I was worried it would be too big for the wall, but I think it looks just fine there.

The lighting isn't that good in the photo, but you get the gist.


ABOVE:  another progress shot of the wall hanging for Judith.  I spent 4 hours last night sewing the side sashings together and on!  
Now today I shall work on the bottom sashings.

Little Tallulah was quite interested in it.  She's so cute, even from an 'above' shot.

Right, I'm off to make a start on the day... hopefully I'll get a bit of sewing done, and maybe some blog reading too.  
And housework.  Ikkk.

ONWARD...

It would appear we are going out after lunch... to buy my Birthday present.   OOOOooo fun!  I know what it is (cos I told him what to get), so I'm quite excited.

Can YOU guess what he's getting me?

Present shopping done... yaaaa.

Here it is:


ABOVE:  Oh!  Guess what, I'm not opening it until my actual Birthday.  ha ha ha!  You have to wait to see what it is.
I'm sure a lot of you will already have guessed.

But no one is saying... cos you are all MIA!  Having a nice day I hope? 

End of Day:  Well... a fairly quiet day in the house.  Steve cooked a lovely Butter Chicken for dinner, which is always nice when ya don't have to cook yourself.
nite nite

9 comments:

  1. Oooh, exciting! I didn't expect such magnificence. I feel quite overwhelmed!

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  2. Can't wait to see your Birthday pressie.

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  3. ohh even though you know what you are getting…unwrapping a pressie is always exciting :-)

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  4. Ohhhh nice patterned border it looks fab. I hope your back withstood all the moving, how the nausea going?

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  5. That wall hanging looks so good. Even not finished. Hopefully the nausea has calmed down for you!

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  6. Anonymous1:10 AM

    Oh, I thought nz was is Australia. Guess I was wrong then!!

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  7. Anonymous4:31 AM

    I'm thinking you got a beautiful new piece of Britto? Whatever it is I'm sure it will be beautiful and fun to unwrap :) honestly you never stop, always on the go moving furniture, sewing, cleaning, taking care of everyone. I hope you get very spoilt with attention well deserved on your special day :)
    Kym/Australia

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  8. Heyyy, I'm drooling over YOUR Polish pottery! So, you either got some of that or a Britto. :)

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  9. I hope you have a wonderful birthday today (I'm a little behind in reading blogs so don't know if I'll get to your birthday blog today !!!!) Have a great one anyway !

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