Sunday, April 9, 2017

THE '3' S's--AGAIN--

and they are--
Stitching--
Shopping--
Spring cleaning--
Let's see where are we--
Oh we are working on the newest bom with Alice--
the paper piecing--
got 2 more blocks done this morning--
the berry cup 'n' saucer on the right is new--
and this one--
the large coffee pot--
this coffee pot reminds me of the one that I had to sell in NY--
it was a large camp --black speckled enamel one--only used a couple times--
still had the seal on it on the side--I had that pot for 40 years or more!!!
I have one more teapot and one more cup 'n' saucer to stitch--
both are ready--but tomorrow I think more come out???

And I got my new curtains ironed and DD helped me hang them up when we got back--
from an adventure yesterday (Saturday)--
here is the new look--
I do love this color and it makes the living/dinning area so much brighter--
but have decided that I need a 3rd panel--(just ordered it tonight!!)
Here is the old look--
these where very dark --but the morning sun comes in my windows big time--
so have to keep the curtains drawn until about 11:30am--!!

DD and I went on a little outing on Saturday--
at the second shop I got me a cute wood stool--
wanted something to place behind my sewing machine to lift up the lamp and small fan I had behind the machine--this works perfect--it was $8--again--I love wood stools and had to sell my collection when in NY to move here!!
then we went on the large Flower garden center--
this place was crowded when we got there--this is the check out building--
DD got 5 herbs to do a garden and I got two annuals for the bedroom window--
we will see if they will grow inside!!

then we drove over on the beachside and ate at our favorite hut there--
we shared a bowl of rice, black beans and pulled pork--
then we hit a couple rummage sales on the way back to  here--
and I finally found a table for the printer--
this only cost me $15 and is very sturdy--have to have something sturdy to hold the printer--as they 'jump' around alot it seems when printing--had seen a lot of stands--but they were either too wobbly or too expensive or the wrong color--this one is perfect--
(remember this sewing machine box was what I was using--)
Now do I keep the box??? and if so--where do I store it?????

Hope everyone had a great week end--
             Enjoy the moments, di

10 comments:

  1. You two have fun adventures!! Your beach hut looks like a neat place. I hope sometime when we're in FL, we can spend more time in your area. Your paper piecing is beautiful! That's something I avoid at all costs. Oh, and I love little wooden stools, too!!

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  2. Angels in the Attic is a good thrift store to check out if you haven't already. On Wickham in Suntree and run by a church. They have good prices and quite a turnover in merchandise.

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  3. I love your blocks. They are super cute!

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  4. Oh your blocks are so cute! I really have to get stuck into mine when I get home... xx

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  5. What a fun shopping trip...lovely projects!!

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  6. Shopping and Spring cleaning here. I knew there was something I was missing! And it's hard to find sturdy small tables. Looks like you did good! Enjoy your afternoon...hope that wind dies down soon! Hugs, Diane

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  7. You are doing great on each of your S's; the sewing is amazing - love the blue coffee pot, the table is so pretty for your printer and so are the curtains. Nice to make changes isn't?

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  8. I like the new window look. You did really well with your weekend shopping. Lots of very useful finds.

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  9. Your cup and saucers and jug are gorgeous Di :-) Great paper piecing! Great shopping too - it's very satisfying when you find exactly the right thing, isn't it?! Your new curtains are a lovely colour.

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