Saturday's result was 2 new curtain rods hung in my office to hold spools of ribbon. You know - all of those rolls of ribbon that you toss into a box or drawer and you forget what you even have. Now they're all hanging nicely from a decorative rod on the wall, just waiting to be used. Love it - another wish fulfilled.
While at Home Depot we also found a beautiful area rug for the room that will add some warmth and color to the room. Yes, they DO have nice rugs there! Who knew? It will arrive about 10 days and I'll post a picture of the difference it makes in the room. You'll be amazed.
On the way home we swung by Target and picked up a couple more frames. I was able to frame a lovely print I'd gotten in Hawaii about 5 years ago at an outdoor arts and crafts show in Maui. It's a print of a silk painting and was matted with the most lovely purple mat. Unfortunately when we got the frame home the mat was too big for the frame. Luckily, L saved the day and cut it down for me.
He has such a precise mind and everything always fits perfectly after he gets done with it. The other item that got framed was the image I purchased from Katie Blacker, one of my favorite photographers that I actually found through her blog. It's a closeup detailed image of the doors on the Salt Lake Temple, and it's just lovely. See Katie? - I finally got it framed! And I love how it looks on the wall next to a montage of old photographs taken several years ago by MY Katie. She had a great eye even back then.
Today is a blur. Church, wash, cleaning the house, and making Pioneer Woman's Best Chocolate Sheet Cake Ever for the missionaries who are coming to dinner tomorrow night. We don't know what we're having for dinner, but there will be chocolate cake. The recipe is sort of a cross between cake and brownies - very chocolatey and moist, but not as dense as brownies. You need buttermilk and L went to the store twice yesterday because I forgot about the buttermilk. I need to be more organized. And then, at the last minute I decided to make blueberry pancakes that I can heat up in the toaster in the morning and slather with lemon curd to eat on the way to work. It sounds good in theory - I hope it is in fact. But then again, you're talking to a person who will eat cold meatballs or chicken for breakfast, so blueberry pancakes with lemon curd should taste stellar.
Caught the last of the Oscars - Best Actress, Best Actor, Best Movie. I didn't see anything that won, so it wasn't too exciting. And now they're just obsessing about everyone's clothes. I'm just not into it tonight, for some reason. But L is in our room waiting for me to finish here and join him. And that's what sounds good. Wash my face and snuggle for a bit before bed. And that's a fitting end to Sunday night and the weekend.
I also practiced a little bit with my camera. These are some shells on our mantle. I was practicing a
depth of field setting that Katie showed me how to do. I think it turned out well, don't you?