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Happy Easter & Pinch Punch

 spring flowers and shabby chic home decor

Hello Folks and a Happy Easter to you all...also pinch punch as it's the first day of the month! I am busy sorting out for a bootsale, I wanted to do it tomorrow [bank holiday Monday] but the weather doesn't look too good so I will be doing it on Sunday 8th April, again weather permitting!

spring roses easter decor

This is going to be the Mother of all Bootsales as I just can't stand the clutter any longer, also I am really fed up with odds and ends of furniture that we have been accumulating over the many years...some of it will be best off at the 'tip' lol..Yes I really am in THAT kind of mood...

french enamel and scottish girl tin

I keep talking about it, but the concept of a modern life is appealing to me more and more and the less cluttered the house is; hopefully the less cluttered my brain will be!

happy easter decor

I have been selling on ebay for a little while, as my shop never seems to get the footfall that I would like...well I suppose I am only ever trying to sell my own bits on there, so peeps must get bored...but I like doing the graphics on it lol! so I might keep it running for a while longer!

happy easter dafodils

Do you remember back in the day, when bootfairs were brilliant, that was before EBAY started and you couldn't get to each stall quick enough for there were so many bargains to be had...I suppose, its a good thing in a way as, as I have got older [and fatter] I probably couldn't run around like I used to back then!

roses book and teacup

Anyway, just a little update on where I am at!

shabby chic living room

I hope you like the pictures of past Easter decorating [they might be a bit fuzzy as they are old now]...I just can't get my head round Easter being at the end of March...I like it when it is more middle April...I feel more ready for it then lol!

Bye for now
Happy Easter to all of you xx

Love Happy x

Happy's Garden Update Part 3

climbing red roses and petunia garden

Well it's been a long while coming...but I wanted to show you where I was at, with the garden last year...before the horrible winter set in!...and Oh what a horrible winter it has been! Soooo cold and dismal and what with all the snow...well I have been so frightened of what may have happened to my plants out there...everything looks so beautiful in the Summer, but looking out there now...well I dread to think, what might have happened to some of them! 

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