Oh, I couldn't resist, I will blame it on my mum, who loves puns!
My two baby faeries are FINALLY in my Etsy shop. Yes, I AM the Queen of Faffing About, I admit it. I considered adding beads or glass leaves to these, but in the end I decided I liked the ribbons the best. Which is just as well, as I have discovered one of the liabilities of being a guitar player (well, a learner at least) is that I CANNOT PICK ANYTHING UP WITH MY LEFT HAND! Once upon a time, I had soft, sensitive finger pads that could pick up small beads, pieces of paper, needles, thread......now, I have these rock hard and completely numb finger tips that can barely FEEL a needle lying on a table, let alone pick it up! I can't hold anything small in them and manipulate it...I spent this afternoon dropping beads and accidently snapping the tops off crystal drops...how frustrating, and how unexpected. I didn't realise learning a new skill could compromise my old ones!
I ummed and ahhhed about what to charge for the faeries too, and settled on $40. According to this article on Etsy, I'm not charging enough, but I don't think it's a very realistic formula. Speaking of Etsy, there are all sorts of changes afoot and not a lot of people are happy about it. If you haven't checked your Etsy profile lately, I suggest you go and have a look at what they've done to it and judge for yourself.
Now....drum roll please. How many of you remember the Super-Bedroom-Makeover? Well, if you don't or have joined up to read my ramblings since the last SBM post, you can always click on the 'bedroom makeover' label at the top of this post and get the whole story. But to cut a VERY LONG story short, it is finished. Actually, it has been for a few weeks, but as I have already admitted to being the Q of FA (now, don't be rude, I didn't mean THAT!) I've only now gotten around to posting about it. We haven't moved all the furniture back in that needs to go in, but it won't be much more anyway, and about all it needs beyond that is a nice rug on the floor. So what do you think? He's a clever chap isn't he, that other half of mine!
Composite picture (I do love Photoshop) from the doorway
The bedspread I bought years ago because I fell in love with it even though it didn't go with any of the colours we had at the time.
This WAS going to be Beloved's special TV chair in the lounge room...but it looks awfully nice here.