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Scrapdolly
Interests: interests - scrapping, nature and cats ... and if possible all three things combined.
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Today is THAT day again - when the new Pickle Barrel collections are released and wow - what an amazing collection of 6 packs this month with the most gorgeous colour scheme. I was lucky enough to be hosting the... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Dolly's Dreamings
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The last couple of days have been bright and sunny, though there has been a chill int he air in the evenings. Yesterday we went to see Atomic Blonde at the cinema. we had tried to see it on a... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Dolly's Dreamings
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Not everyday is jaw-droppingly awesome but I guess we have more than our fair share. And if every day was a ten we wouldn't ever appreciate them. You need to 6s and 7s and even the 1s and 2s to... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Dolly's Dreamings
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Thanks to a friend telling me about this we headed off for lunch at the New Forest lavender Farm. True the Lavender was past its best but the flowers were beautiful and the lavender scones and macaroons were delicious. It... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Dolly's Dreamings
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It's been a rough couple fo days - not been feeling brilliant but seem much better today and more myself. Long may it continue. I had a lovely time at art and have started a beach picture I have been... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Dolly's Dreamings
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I have a couple of craft fairs coming up so have been busy making as I sold quite a bit of stock and needed some new boxes and plaques. All done now and so I can relax on that score.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 2017 at Dolly's Dreamings
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I had a lovely weekend away at a wonderful retreat with my team mates on UK Scrappers. It was a small group but all the nicer for that as I was the only one who hadn't met everyone before so... Continue reading
Posted Aug 6, 2017 at Dolly's Dreamings
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The great news today is that I have been signed off with my ankle. I saw the consultant today - a past parent - and was given the all clear - just the physio to finish. The sad news is... Continue reading
Posted Aug 3, 2017 at Dolly's Dreamings
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I am scheduling this in advance as I am away on a scrappy retreat with friends at the moment - no doubt chatting and having a whale of a time with - perhaps - a little scrapping thrown in However... Continue reading
Posted Aug 3, 2017 at Dolly's Dreamings
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So yesterday was 1st August and it was sunny and summery and I sat ont he beach. I posted pictures to prove it. Apparently I went to bed and slept for two months and woke up in October. Well that's... Continue reading
Posted Aug 2, 2017 at Dolly's Dreamings
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We hit Studland today and it was lovely. We had a ten minute job to do in Swanage so headed out to the Purbecks. We went over on the ferry which always thrills me no matter how many times I... Continue reading
Posted Aug 1, 2017 at Dolly's Dreamings
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Do you know ... I never had this much fun when it was MY work. I love Nigel's 'Take your wife to work' days. They are fun. No stress, no pressure, no policies, no paperwork, no chuntering from people who... Continue reading
Posted Jul 31, 2017 at Dolly's Dreamings
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Yesterday we were at a craft fair - our most local - just down the road really - probably only a mile and a half away. It was a lovely community event with choirs singing, dancers and great atmosphere. The... Continue reading
Posted Jul 30, 2017 at Dolly's Dreamings
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Today has been more like the end of summer than the end of July. There has been a distinct chill in the air (in fairness probably normal temps but we have had high temps for weeks) and it has rained... Continue reading
Posted Jul 28, 2017 at Dolly's Dreamings
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I love my art classes and they lead to all sorts of new things - which I also love. I am currently embarking on a picture painted specifically for home so did a small sampler today just to play with... Continue reading
Posted Jul 27, 2017 at Dolly's Dreamings
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Some days are days of chores - outside the home chores - but when our home town is as pretty as it is, that is a pleasure too. We had a few things to do today like buy a new... Continue reading
Posted Jul 25, 2017 at Dolly's Dreamings
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I am having a lush birthday weekend with loads going on and lots of generosity. I attended a whole day painting workshop and painted a portrait. It's not fab by any means but as the artist said - numerous times... Continue reading
Posted Jul 23, 2017 at Dolly's Dreamings
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The roof is done (and it has rained today and no leaks so ... so far so good. The balcony is back up and better than ever. The grass is back down and ... for now ... the renovations are... Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2017 at Dolly's Dreamings
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I swear - if you see me even contemplating any form of home improvement - STOP ME! I have had enough and I need to remember this feeling so I don't do any more. This year has been a catalogue... Continue reading
Posted Jul 19, 2017 at Dolly's Dreamings
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Nigel had to work today - just three little jobs but we had a great day. One job was at the Range - just 15 minutes but long enough for me to buy some new papers! One was in westbourne... Continue reading
Posted Jul 18, 2017 at Dolly's Dreamings
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Not such a bright sunny day today but very warm and humid so how better to spend time than eating ice-cream. A while ago a friend of ours told us about Barford Dairy and the ice cream there and we... Continue reading
Posted Jul 16, 2017 at Dolly's Dreamings
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Today we went to the cinema first thing - to the first showing of Cars 3 which we thoroughly enjoyed (we loved the short LOU with it too) The film was great - super animation and good story - but... Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2017 at Dolly's Dreamings
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I love my life - I am very very lucky. I get to not work and do what I want all day. I appreciate that and wouldn't want it any different. BUT - it means I have more time to... Continue reading
Posted Jul 12, 2017 at Dolly's Dreamings
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We needed rain quite badly - we have had it today. OK so my leaky garage porch didn't need it but that is being fixed next week. My garden and the heath are very grateful. Plus it has killed the... Continue reading
Posted Jul 11, 2017 at Dolly's Dreamings
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UKS are running the snap challenge again this summer - thanks Sue and Elaine. This is my post recording my entries for July and August 2017 1 a dome Blandford church 2 a hanging basket and a second in my... Continue reading
Posted Jul 11, 2017 at Dolly's Dreamings