Below, right, shows the Instant Pot and crockpot on my 44-year-old card table. The microwave is set up in the garage.
The kitchen and dining room walls had been covered in acres and acres and acres of floral wallpaper since 1985. When it was stripped it revealed burnt orange. That color certainly goes with those dark 70's cabinets!
The contractor says that the new cabinets will be installed this week.
I was lead hostess for the Zion Woman's Club meeting on Tuesday. I mixed the cake in the bathroom and my next door neighbor let me use her oven to bake it.
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The 14th Corporate Community Spelling Bee was Thursday. I was on the library team. We came in 2nd (I misspelled "eremetic," a word I had never heard before). I donated Scrappy Cedar Trees to the raffle. [It is gray and brown, not purple.] My friend and colleague Deb was the delighted winner.
In turn, I won a basket with Christmas decor (which I will donate to the AAUW holiday auction) and a basket with beauty supplies AND a gift certificate for a pedicure at my salon.
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On to quilting!
"Honey, Let's Go to Home Depot!" was Joan Cain's humorous presentation about hardware store items for the quilter -- from clips and clamps to magnetic parts bowls (great for pins). She encourages us to save money on the tools and spend money on good fabric at the local quilt shop.
The wonky house BOM was revealed. It was fun to see everyone's fabric choices and colorways. (There was a cat in every window in one quilt; another was embellished with embroidery.)
Each of us who had a BOM quilt or a flimsy was eligible to win prizes. My number was drawn second -- a $50 Home Depot gift certificate, a pattern, a book, and a fabric panel.
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In the studio: after I played around with arrangements of half-square triangles(see last week's update) I went back to my original idea. Here's the flimsy, 66 x 75. Doesn't it sparkle?
The Monday link ups:
Design Wall Monday
P.S. We woke up to this this morning.