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14 January 2013

Sitting Pretty

Evening all - well did you get snow? We did in Coventry ..... all night and all morning, really heavy, then it rained and then the sun came out and now it's bloomin' freezing!!! Talk about a bit of everything.

The bathroom renovation commenced today ... scroll down for a picture which really isn't for the faint hearted!

So today's creation is another one of my calendars - this is the one I made for "me".

Calendar ingredients:

Penny Black Image (freebie with a magazine)
Papers from Stash
Anita's Calendar
Liquid Pearls
Brad & Organza Ribbon from Stash
Pearls - NEC Stash
Hobbyhouse Ribbon
Kanban Pearlescent Card

I am entering this into the following challenges:

Totally Papercrafts 149 Ribbon
Delicious Doodles 18 Anything Goes Using Favourite Colours
Make It Monday 123
Cupcake 225 Anything But A Card
Bunny Zoe's Monthly Anything Goes

So here's a picture Mark kindly sent me this afternoon whilst I was at work and thank goodness I was LOL

This is taken from my Daughter's room.  When I got home the wall showing on the left was down too!  I now have a very nice open plan clear space which houses just the working toilet - the one and only toilet in the house which opens into a bedroom and the landing - it's all fun and games in our household tonight I can tell you!  Tomorrow will be better as the walls will be back up! I am still smiling JUST!

Thanks for stopping by today.

Claire x


  1. Oh dear - aren't you glad that you were at work while all that was going on!!
    Love your little calendar, Penny Black stamps were my first love and they are sadly neglected - in fact I must dig them out!

  2. I saw you on MIM I am #11 and #49 stop by I would
    Love to have you visit.
    This is so sweet. I love your pup
    DIANA L.

  3. Your calender is beautiful Claire luv the puppy, I did warn you it wouldnt be a pretty site, but it will be worth it when ur finished.
    Chris x Keep smiling.

  4. Fab calendar Claire you can use it to count down the days til you have a lovely new bathroom! xx

  5. Another gorgeous calendar Claire, love the cute image. Oh! eck hun, what a mess. It will be worth it when it's finished.

    Donna x

  6. Lovely crafty creation Claire!
    Hugs Lynsey x

  7. Looks like it's going to be fun in your house for a few days! It will all be worth it though. Love the calendar - you can cross off the days till you get your new bathroom! Hugs, Tracey x

  8. Love the gorgeous calendar Claire.
    Gosh I bet everything is upside down at yours today. Bet you glad you were at work so you couldn't see what was happening. It will all be worth it in the end no doubt.
    Hugs Kelly
    P.s. keep smiling x

  9. Oh dear, I'm glad you are still smiling. Just think how fab it will look went it's all done.
    I love your calendar, the image is so cute and the design is brilliant
    Sue xx

  10. Cute calendar, counting the days down until the bathroom is finished or half term ;), I would offer to do extra hours at work while its all going on if I were you!
    No snow in Gosport, just a heavy frost which soon disappeared :(. Still there's always tomorrow, I could do with a snow day :D x

  11. Oh dear Claire, been there done that! It will be worth it in the end though. Lovely calendar, something I've not made this year! No snow here either. Carol x

  12. No snow here , Claire, just hot sunshine .
    I can imagine all the dust that goes with demolition ..
    Another beautiful calendar with fun image ..Thanks for sharing on make it Monday .

  13. OMGosh not too sure I would be smiling hun - but keep focussed on the end result - I'm sure it will be worth it :o)
    No snow here - Jack (and John) soooooo disapppointed :o(
    Loving this calendar - pretty colours and sweet image.
    Hope you have a fab day today.
    Debs xx

  14. Loving this calendar Claire, thank you for playing along with us at Delicious Doodles this week, good luck, and just remember it will all be worth it in the end, the work on the house I mean, good luck xxx

  15. Your calendar is so sweet Claire ! I can understand why you kept it for yourself ! Hugs, blessings and love from Catherine

  16. Lol Claire I think I would be having major sense of humour failure by now!!! It will all be worth it in the end though.
    Another pretty little calendar, it's really sweet no wonder you kept it for you!!
    Hugs Laurie xx

  17. Lovely calendar Claire, such a cute image.
    Don't you just love technology, I hope you get your walls back soon.

  18. Aww this is SO sweet Claire! what an adorable image! Love the pretty paper and ribbon detail - it's a fab design!
    Hope all goes smoothly with your renovations - just think of how beautiful it will be when finished hun!
    Love and hugs
    Sue xx

  19. Lovely calendar. Hope your day has got better....

    Thanks for joining with us at TPC this week.


  20. Hi Claire, great calendar and such a cute image! Good luck with the home improvements, I'm sure it will look wonderful. Hope you post a pic! Hugs, Claire xx

  21. A super sweet calendar! Rather you than me with the renovations, lol! but I am sure it will look fab when it's finished!
    Helen x

  22. Sorry, forgot to say thanks for joining us at Cupcake!
    Helen x

  23. Beautiful calendar,thank you for joining us at Cupcake this week and good luck.
    Louise xx

  24. gorgeous calender claire.really love the sweet image and fab pretty colours.
    ooo i don`t envy you all that disruption, i hope its all nice and shiny new soon.

    xx coops xx

  25. Gorgeous calender hun, love the papers & the image is so sweet!

    Argghhh I'd have to move out until it was done, I'd be having kittens lol have fun :p
    Hugs Shell xx

  26. I'm with Shell it would need to be a hotel for me!! Gorgeous calendar - I just hope there's a wall soon to put it up on!

    Liz x

  27. Awww what a gorgeous calendar, love your colour theme and such a cute little doggy.
    Can't say I 'love' your open plan bathroom though! (makes you appreciate walls and doors Heee!)


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