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

Sustainable Beanbags

Some of my older readers may recognise this pouf; I must have made it a few years ago now. It wasn’t getting a whole lot of use, so I re-stuffed it with scraps from my (overflowing!) scraps bin…. ….and now it’s a beanbag for The Palace Library’s staff/break room! Sarah assures me it’s very comfy.…… Continue reading Sustainable Beanbags

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

Project Roundup

I have a few old/didn’t-work-out-right doll clothes that I was trying to recycle this week, but they’re not agreeing with me, so I may have to do some more thinking. As always, there are books-in-progress on my desk…. ….and I impulsively started crocheting myself a rainbow beanie for winter. I have no idea how I…… Continue reading Project Roundup

Project Roundup

The Quest to Unpack All the Boxes remains a slow one, about matching the rate at which the bookshelves get built. “Oooh, there are some good ones in this box!” “When I next get a moment, we should totally put genre labels on the shelves somewhere.” I also have a few life-size sewing projects that…… Continue reading Project Roundup

Upstairs Furnishings

There are a lot of bookshelves in The Palace Library that need assembling, so as a result, the armchair has been moved to one of the upstairs rooms for now. You can see one of the other rooms across the banisters: that room has a lot of boxes that will fill the shelves downstairs. However,…… Continue reading Upstairs Furnishings