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Wednesday, 16 February 2011

What's (not) on your work desk Wednesday 89



I thought I should explain my absence recently, you see we have been somewhat busy (no excuse really I know!) We have just purchased a second home (sounds extravagant but we had some money saved up and it wasn't doing very much just sitting in the bank!) and are now in the process of painting and decorating everything in sight!


We completed on 4th Feb and it has just been one big whirlwind of painting, shopping (:-)) and fixing broken boilers (;-( - well, hubby fixed it, not me!) The house is about an hour from where we live (we live on Teesside) and the house is on the outskirts of the lovely city of York. Looking forward to lots of weekends down there as the spring arrives :-) So I haven't done any crafting whatsoever (unless you count glossing skirting boards?! Maybe I should stick some sequins on?!) but I am intending to do a little bit of crafty stuff in the house, although I'm not the world's best sewer! I'm definitely going to do something with the plain curtains in the living room - we are going to sand and stain the floor boards (grotty carpet now gone) as well. Will post the results when it is eventually finished!


I did manage to buy some craft related stash on one of my many trips to Wilkos! Haven't actually opened the packets as yet though!



If you want to see some blogs where people have actually done some crafting this week, pop over to Julia's blog at the Stamping Ground and have a nose round!

10 comments:

Scrapcat 1 said...

a new house is always a busy time hope you get back to crafting soon

jude said...

Gosh you have been a busy bee!York is such a nice place we go alot when i go up to Dads.As he lives in Darlington takes us half hour.Enjoy your renovating.Oh i have those lovely flowered scissors they are fab!
hugs judex22

Helen said...

Love York so you will be able to enjoy that! Good luck with the house.

kayc said...

I've been to York many a time to stay. Lovely place. Did you know craftrak former members has set up a new group on craftbubble. Just log in and look for the group down the right hand side (if you have got time that is) Hope you get back to crafting soon. Take care. Kathleen x

Sue said...

Hi ya
best idea to put ya money into property ya get sod all intrest from the bank! have fun doing it up,have great day, happy WOYWW, sue,x (31)

butlersabroad said...

Exciting news Ali, York is such a beautiful city too. Have fun making it your own.

Hugs
Brenda 100

Julia Dunnit said...

Oh fab..we toyed with a tiny house near Stratford last year, so I totally get the attraction - wishing you many many weekends of enjoyment.

Andrea - Wales, UK said...

Good luck with the decorating.....I'm sure it counts as being creative!

Have fun with your new project. Andrea.xx

okienurse said...

Congrats on a second house! It is really cute. Have fun with the redecorating!
Vickie #30

Nicky said...

Hve fun on your new big craft project - looking forward to see all you do to your new property ~ Nicky no.6

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