Glossing doors and painting walls

Glossing doors and painting walls

I’m a little behind with my decorating update with the events of last week.  But the week before last I was busy glossing doors and painting walls.  One was a dream, and the other was so incredibly slow!  Can you guess which was which?  When I started to gloss the skirting… Continue reading »

Project 365 2017 Week 4

Project 365 2017 Week 4

Project 365 2017 Week 4 Day 22 – 28.  More painting and frosty mornings. Sunday 22nd January  – Day 22 Daddy P and Monkey headed to Alexandra Palace to look at a models exhibition.  I decided to stay at home and crack on with the second coat of glossing on the staircase.  I’m… Continue reading »

Getting handy with a paint brush

Getting handy with a paint brush

So why have I been a bit quiet on the blog recently?  Well, I’ve been getting handy with a paint brush as we try to get the downstairs of our house sorted out.  It feels a bit of a never-ending project at the moment, but hopefully I’ve now turned a corner…. Continue reading »

Project 365 2017 Week 3

Project 365 2017 Week 3

Project 365 2017 Week 3 Day 15 – 21.  The week the painting started, sorry this might get a bit boring, you have been warned! Sunday 15th January  – Day 15 We drove down to Hillingdon to spend the day with one of Dad’s cousins.  The weather wasn’t good enough to visit the park,… Continue reading »

Starting the new year at a different pace

Starting the new year at a different pace

I don’t do New Year’s Resolutions, I’ve never been a fan of them.  But I’ve known for a while I needed to change a few things.  I get so easily absorbed in the blog that things at home have slipped.  The household admin is in a mess, quite literally.  Our… Continue reading »

The B&W Photography Project Week 82

Potato prints in black and white

The weather was pretty awful last Saturday so Monkey and I had a day at home.  after Monkey had finished making and painting a wooden dinosaur, he asked me to cut up a potato so he could do some potato stamping.  I was rather impressed with the results of his… Continue reading »

Painting on a rainy day

Painting on a rainy day

Well the weather has been rather grim lately, and Monkey’s suffering a bit with cabin fever as I’ve not been well this last week.  I’d promised him that today he could try out some of his birthday presents, we’ve been painting on a rainy day! Our special friend ‘Sheba’ had… Continue reading »

More #my99psummer fun

We’ve had more #my99psummer fun this week with the last of the items from my bargain bag from @99pstoresuk – can you believe that my bargains have kept Monkey busy all summer! First out of the bag for some arts and craft fun were ….. Monkey started by making a… Continue reading »

Painting – Summer Play

We’ve been having lots of fun with painting recently, so I thought I’d show a photo collage of the different things we’ve done with Painting – Summer Play, a linky which is being hosted by Yummy Mummy Flabby Tummy this week – it’s my turn to host next Thursday. Monkey… Continue reading »

A bit of paint fun

Last week Monkey finished at his current pre-school and we needed to think of something to give to a couple of the key workers. I’m not a great fan of this new fad of presents for everyone, so decided on making something more personal with my little man. We decided… Continue reading »