Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Home again, home again, jiggity, jig

Well, that was a few busy days in a row! Moving isn't fun. It does not matter if you are doing the moving or if you are just the helper.
I took a few minutes for myself not long ago and went treasure hunting at my favourite thrift shops. I found some vintage patterns. I love that artwork! Everyone looks so chic and carefree -- even the kids. I will be using these images soon and I will post what I do with them. Also in the mix was a pattern to make a shoe organizer. I know, how easy is that? Well, one of my weaknesses is never quite measuring enough, so I prefer to follow the pattern for the basics and then have fun with the fabric and trims.
I also picked up a bargain magazine bin at HomeSense last week. It was marked down to $7 because it was missing its legs. Well, that's just a challenge waiting to happen, isn't it? I have replaced the legs with some wooden thread spools. When it is all done, I will post a picture.
Today, the returned forest ranger and I tidied the side garden. After pulling a bag of weeds, we layed down some landscape fabric, and spread six bags of cedar mulch. I am hoping this keeps the weeds at bay until next year. Fingers crossed. Well, time to get covered in glue -- the better to refurbish my magazine bin. Cheers!

1 comment:

  1. It's certainly quiet with only one kidling, isn't it?!


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