Monday, January 04, 2010

My new diary cover

It didnt scan terribly well but this is the new cover for this years diary.
I used the piece of cloth I had done my lino cuts on and feel that this is something that I have created. I had these lovely wooden buttons so that had to go on, at the moment my diary is slim but by the end of the year it will be bursting with cuttings and photos and other bits and pieces that I put into it.
The Melbourne family are here so the house is a buzz of noise and decisions and people coming and going.
They are out for dinner tonight but tomorrow night I have arranged for as many of the family who are here to come for a bbq, so 17 adults and 2 babies is the last count.
Some preparation to be done, but at least some one else will cook the meat and a few will be bringing salads so I just have to make a few more and bake enough bread and defrost the prawns.
I have had a quick count of chairs and tables and think we can make it, it will be hot so outside and trying to get rid of the flies but that will be ok.
Just off to feed the dogs and chooks and think about boiling a few eggs.
Things just seem to take longer to do these days.


Doreen G said...

Sounds great Penny--if I bring my own chair can I come too.

Robin Mac said...

Love the diary cover Penny. Family gatherings are so much fun and usually everyone chips in with the work. Enjoy the evening. Cheers, Robin

Wanda said...

You made a beautiful diary cover, Penny. Things may take longer to do, the older we get, but I think we enjoy it more.

Purple Missus said...

Love the colours you have used for the cover. Can't wait to see it at the end of the year when its bursting. :)
Enjoy your BBQ.

Alison said...

Happy New Year, Penny - I wish you luck for 'finding time' all the way through 2010

ArtPropelled said...

I've had a lovely browse catching up on this blog this evening. I enjoyed all the beach photographs. Your diary cover it really beautiful, Penny.