The Last Few Boxes

The last two boxes of books have been unpacked! The first has a few last novels: “Have I read this one?” And the last box has textbooks: Textbooks have a whole section of shelves by the counter, and they’re organised alphabetically. At the moment, they’re all new textbooks, but hopefully the Library will be able…… Continue reading The Last Few Boxes

Details, Details

Work continues at The Palace Library, with the third-last box of books from the storeroom being opened. “Ooh, this one looks interesting….” Additionally, upstairs there is now a calendar and a small noticeboard in the staffroom! I covered a piece of cardboard with a scrap of dusky pink fabric for the noticeboard, and glued tiny…… Continue reading Details, Details

Framed

After finally finding a good frame…. ….the sunflower cross-stitch is done! I think the wooden frame adds to the rustic-ness of the stitching. In The Palace Library, we have one box…. ….and two boxes opened. “Oooh, I haven’t read this one yet!” There might be some borrowing happening before the store opens. Someone’s got to…… Continue reading Framed

2020 Books

These are all the books I added to my shelves last year (wow, that feels good to say!). I bought Heartstopper vol. 3 in March just before everything went downhill, and the others I received around my birthday. I received or used gift cards on these books around Christmas this year. I am particularly excited…… Continue reading 2020 Books

Needle & Thread Updates

In-between real-life obligations, I’ve added a few small things to Needle & Thread, starting with brightening up this wall to the side of the fabric table. I saw these shelves in a magazine once and I’ve wanted to make them ever since, and I’m so satisfied with them! There’s also a little pot for teaspoons/excess…… Continue reading Needle & Thread Updates