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Home Decorating
Fri 24-Feb-12
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Well I hope you don't end with what I had, it has only just gone.

I'll try that again!

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Hope so, too - don't need it right now! smile

"How do you spell 'Love'?" (Piglet). 

"You don't spell it, you feel it" (Pooh).

 'A hug,' said Pooh 'is always the right size!' 

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Hope you manage to ward it off, Val big_hug

learning to love veg…..except celery :-O

Fri 24-Feb-12
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Our apartment is decorated mainly by stripping the wallpaper back to the bare walls and they have an interesting texture, for some reason the Soviets didn't go for smooth walls (I live in Latvia). The hideous melamine cupboard doors were stripped of the melamine and a paint effect and stencil used. Much of our furniture is from cast offs or handed down pieces, although we have splashed out on a new kitchen that supported a local joinery business. One of our curtains was a fabric shower curtain and another set were made from some fabric I had used to make a cover for a set of wooden shelves that acted as a wardrobe for my son in a previous house. The other week I resurrected a lampstand that had a bust lightshade after our last house move by using some fabric from an old tablecloth.

Mon 28-Dec-15
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Not sure if this is 'Home Decorating', but over the Christmas days, we set to work to create something for our son's house.

He has a very large bedroom with a tropical beach/sea theme. Dark wooden Venetian blinds, and one wall in a teal colour. 

We have bought and collected driftwood from a variety of places and made a wallhanging 1.2 metres wide and 0.5 cm deep, see this idea from t'internet, to hang on his bedroom wall. 

Only ours is better, of course.... big_laugh

"How do you spell 'Love'?" (Piglet). 

"You don't spell it, you feel it" (Pooh).

 'A hug,' said Pooh 'is always the right size!' 

Mon 28-Dec-15
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I've been doing quite a bit of dog sitting this year up and in Northumberland so have been collecting bits of sea glass, I fancy making something a bit similar with the glass, got some lovely small pieces too that I'm going to try and make a mobile ( windchime, not phone roll_eyes!) with

Mon 28-Dec-15
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Or a mosaic, perhaps? 

You're very lucky being able to walk the beach - we're so far away from a beach, it would have to be a day trip somewhere!

"How do you spell 'Love'?" (Piglet). 

"You don't spell it, you feel it" (Pooh).

 'A hug,' said Pooh 'is always the right size!' 

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Well normally it would be for me, but the lady who's dogs I've been sitting for lives in Chillingham ( nor far from the wild cattle) so it's only 10 mins to Bamburg and the coast. 20 mins to holy island. It's lovely and have really enjoyed doing it....and got paid to do it. What more could you ask for!

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Absolutely, sounds brilliant.

When our daughter was married somewhere near the south coast, we went fossil-hunting, and beach combing as we were there for the weekend, weather was not brilliant, but it didn't seem to matter, very enjoyable.

"How do you spell 'Love'?" (Piglet). 

"You don't spell it, you feel it" (Pooh).

 'A hug,' said Pooh 'is always the right size!' 

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