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

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

Stocking the Shelves

“Oof!” The Palace Library’s just received another box of stock, and this box is actually interesting! The beginnings of the novel section, or about 34 books, made by me. There are two copies of each book here, because real-life bookstores have multiple copies too. “I wanna sort them into series’, so they’re easier to shelve,”…… Continue reading Stocking the Shelves

Bookstore Beginnings

Sarah’s local bookstore is coming along really well in its renovations! This is the finished storefront: There’s a little palace/castle in the sign, which I think is really cute. The window frame is also raised, so the display is still changeable. Maybe I should do this for all the shops…. Let’s see how it’s going…… Continue reading Bookstore Beginnings

Decorating In and Out

In-between decorating her apartment…. ….Sarah’s helping Tiffany and Petra decorate the stores for the holidays. Most of their time is spent being silly with the decorations, though. “What do you think Petra?” “Uhm….” “Hey Tiff, can I borrow extra hooks for my wreath and these lights?” “Sure I’ll just– Sarah’s got biscuits!” “Do you want…… Continue reading Decorating In and Out