Wednesday, August 26, 2009

What's new in Elfland

There is much activity in Elfland as of late! I just celebrated my birthday this past Sunday, my husband thought I was 39 at first so I'm going to just go along with that(he later realized after I kept asking how old am I today?) Sometimes it's nice to be married to a man younger than you who has a bad memory! :o) As I told him, I'll take 39, my dad was 39 for years! LOL

We are moving to the new house at the end of September (which is why I haven't been able to post much as of late) I have been pulling things out of the recesses of this house and deciding what stays and what goes. I have already decided that about half of the books I own are going and have thrown away old art supplies that had seen better days. I am currently going through the kitchen cupboards and clearing out old unused dishes, cups and the like. Boy, Salvation Army is going to have a field day with some of this stuff! Before I met my husband I had started collecting dishes, you know every single woman needs to own at least 4 sets of dishes to set the tone for the dinner parties that never really took place. Time to get rid of all the ones that scream single woman and that really never get used!

Needless to say with the move looming, I don't have a lot of time to work on my ornaments although I hope to put together a few candy ornament craft kits since they don't take much space or many materials. One of the first rooms to get set up in the new house is my studio! I have already organized everything so that it can be loaded into the car and transported before the moving truck! (The other rooms that take priority, the kitchen and loo! )

The last thing to go will be the garden, I have decided to move a couple perennials that have moved with us from Columbus but many I am leaving behind or harvesting seeds. Speaking of seeds, I have huge amounts of seeds from some of my annuals (four o'clocks, sweet peas, cosmos) If you are interested in some let me know, I'd be happy to mail some your way. I'll do another post with photos of the flowers that I have seeds for in the near future.

I guess that's it for now, I can't wait to start churning out some new ornaments but that will probably be closer to October. I will keep you updated on any progress with the move and ornaments!


Athena said...

I would totally be interested in any seeds you have-- next year I can repay the favor and send some your way. I used almost all my seeds in this new garden, and almost nothing took. :(

I turn 39 in less than a month-- wonder how long I can stay 39? ;)

Anonymous said...

Wow, you have been busy! Happy birthday and hope all goes well with the move! It's always nice, as much of a pain as it is, to clear out all of the clutter and live more simply.

PJ said...

what a busy time it is when you move. i am going to have it much easier this time as everything that i own fits nicely in my car. all the rest is back where i'm going.

WillOaks Studio said...

My heart is with you...but what you said about clearing out the recesses and Salvation Army having a field day...well that inspires me. Even without a move, I need to go through and clear stuff out--it's way overdue! Good luck on your move!

Nancy said...

Happy Birthday to you -- my nephew's was Sunday also and mine was Tuesday, yeah for August birthdays! Hope you had a great one.

Rose Works Jewelry said...

Good look with the move!