Wednesday, 19 November 2014

Progress report

Well a few more days have gone by and here is a progress report.This wall up our steps to the roof has been done

The outside view

and one from the road.
It is really taking shape now.
Judith x

Thursday, 13 November 2014

What a difference a day makes.

Well they seem to be pulling out all the stops here.

They  are certainly making big changes.

 Our fourno is going to look great.

The roof is going to be sheltered from the wind


It won't be long before she looks her best.
Cya Judith x

Wednesday, 12 November 2014

It's All Happening Here.


My poor house is naked. The builders came and removed her clothing and left her stripped bare. Soon she will have a whole new look. She is going to look real smart. It has been a long time coming only New doors and windows left to do.
Don't forget you can click on a photo to enlarge it for a better look.
We have dust everywhere and the poor dogs can't run free in the courtyards. To be honest they have been really well behaved and haven't barked much at the builders. They are stuck indoors but having lots more walks.

Will keep you posted on developments.
Cya Judith x

Tuesday, 11 November 2014

My New Look Chairs.

Well I did it. My chairs have been revamped.

You will notice that Sam and Rosie had to be in on the action.
I am really pleased with the way they turned out. I didn't have much to cut off. What do you think.
Cya Judith x

Friday, 7 November 2014

Hot off my sewing machine.

These little beauties
 All six of them. Nothing matching. All lovely colours. Destined to be my new seat covers.

 My dining chairs are due a makeover.

These are sure to brighten things up a bit, em! A lot.
 Thing is now they are made up can I bear to cut them to fit? That is a big question. You will have to wait and see.

 All the materials were just scraps. Off cuts. Bits and Bobs that I have collected from other projects. So they have cost me nothing except my time and effort.

I am really pleased with the way they  turned out.   

My next project was a cover for the dogs bed. Here is the lovely Rosie trying it out for size and comfort.

Perfect she reckons.
Oh! I have also been knitting but I will keep that for next time.
Cya, catch you all soon.
Judith x

Friday, 12 September 2014

She may be gone, but she is not forgotten

A whole year has gone by since our lovely Lucky passed.
We still miss her loads and just thinking of her still brings tears to my eyes.
Rest in peace my little darling. XXX

Thursday, 11 September 2014

Well it's May. Ooooopps

The view from my front gate

Well it's May and I am back to tell you all what has been happening in our lives.
Oops it's not May! It's September. (Where on earth did all that time go???) Let me tell you that it has just whizzed by. I have not even had time to keep up with all your blogs, please forgive me.

As my followers will know (that's if I have any left) we moved back to the UK in April 2012 and by April 2014 we had made up our minds to move back to Crete. Yippee. Yes we are here in sunny Crete. We got back the beginning of May.

The house needed a good going through, two years of dust, cobwebs and creepy crawlies had to be removed. Then all our stuff arrived, boxes and boxes of it. (well really it's nearly all mine. Material, patterns, sewing thins, material, wool and material etc etc.

We have unpacked all of the essentials but there are still loads of boxes. My boxes. Where oh where is all my stuff going to go!!! Think I will have to get some sky hooks.

Did I tell you that I have loads of material. Good job I have loads and loads of ideas so I will use some of it up. I just thought of two more ideas yesterday, they are written down in my little note book so I will not forget them.

There is quite a list in there now. Autumn is coming up so I will have more time for sewing, knitting and crocheting and whatever else creeps up my back.

Anyway enough of that. We have looked at these plain white walls for long enough, think it's time for a change, an injection of colour. Get the colour charts out and see what we fancy.

Watch this space.

Judith X

Saturday, 5 April 2014

I have not forgotten you all out there.

I am so sorry for not doing any posts but things are really hectic here at the moment. Got loads to do and hardly anytime to do it in. I will find some time in May to tell you all what is happening. I am really excited about it.
Ps If you know what I am talking about keep it to yourselves.

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