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Wizard of Oz set

Well I am finally getting back to rebinding this set. I have scrapped most of the ideas I had for the first book as being too time consuming with the tools I have. I found a spray that deacidifys paper … Continue reading

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Books and illustrations

If you know me, you know I like fancy books. Illuminated, leatherbound etc. But I am especially picky about illustrations. Some books don’t have any or many (The Hobbit) and some can only have one artist- Pauline Baynes for Narnia, … Continue reading

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Eclipse

So yesterday was a fantastic day! My daughter and I drove up to meet my BFF for eclipse viewing to the closest place it would be 100% (Athens Tn). We had planned to go down to the park but there … Continue reading

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Some new pretties on my table!

First, the new tea cloth: This is the one I looked for for two years before I found it! I was planning on trying to make one from pictures because I had actually given up on finding one of my … Continue reading

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Happy Friday

Yesterday was my birthday and the tablecloth I’ve been trying to buy a copy of for two years arrived yesterday: Amusingly, my gift from Mom was a tin cottage filled with English Toffee: She didn’t know anything about the tablecloth.

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This is why I can’t have nice things

In a fit of pique last night, Emily threw the remote and cracked the television screen. It’s really badly cracked and, while she is talking repair, I can look at it and tell I’ll have to replace it. After scrimping … Continue reading

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In which I am so very lucky

For a couple of years I’ve been trying to find a particular vintage tablecloth (well, two of them- still looking for the other) I’ve seen three copies pop up on Ebay but they’ve always ended while I was at work … Continue reading

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