Wednesday, March 15, 2017

*~*What Is On My Needles*~*

I just wanted to share my latest project with you all; my knitting! It is coming along well, as you can see  I am knitting a pair of socks for my precious Hubby and I am really enjoying the experience it's been fun! Mr. W is partly colour blind so colour means a lot to him, therefore, I had to make sure he could see the colors in the wool I was knitting! I think I nailed it - yes?

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

*~*New Kitchen Tiles*~*

We bought new tiles for the kitchen today and decided to go with some colour as everything else in there is either white or pine! What do you think? 
I am so happy with them, Antony is partly colour blind so it is so important to have splashes of colour that he can see and I am thanking God we found these and all up they only cost us $30.00!!

Saturday, January 14, 2017

*~*A New Family Table*~*

Hi there I am back again to share with you the new kitchen table that I bought!
Firstly the table I finished in December did not end up staying in our kitchen, I have two wonderful Autistic men that I love more than words would let me tell you; however they are both  6'4" and 6'5" and one of them is not slim in fact we are both working hard at losing weight together which is a ton of fun - perhaps!

Anyhoo, back to the table; with the chairs around it we really couldn't walk around the kitchen freely we kept knocking the chairs around, so we went off to IKEA and bought a smaller table, which I really like. I decided to paint the legs my favorite color Pink and the cross bars White and I vanished the table top as my precious Mr. A loved the pine wood, so here it is as you have seen the chairs match and I am so happy with it all it came together so well - I think! 😊
Tell me what you think in the comments!
Love and Hugs to you all.💞💞💞



*~*Old Chairs Made New*~*

Well, Hi there! I have been very busy panting and sanding and painting and stenciling our new chairs and having fun doing it! I saw them on the side of the road at a cleanup the shire council does twice a year, and I thought I might as well have a go at reinventing them. I must say I am happy with how they are turning out! My precious Mr. A has helped by fitting new seats to them as I removed the old ones; a big thank you to him for all he does in helping me make our little house a home.
I have bought material to sew some seat covers but that is for another day!
Here are some before and after photos, I hope you like them let me know - I love your comments!!! 💞💞💞💞(Mr A. here. I haven't completed the seats yet. Every time I try to work on another one, something else intervenes. The last 'interruption' was deploying insect 'bombs' throughout the house to kill unwanted insects, not that I can think of any insects you would actually want in a house!) I love You!!!

The Before! 

The After!

Sunday, December 11, 2016

*~*A Family Table*~*

From this...

Too this...

I have been so busy at "Pink Rose Cottage. My Mama and Daddy gave us a table the we had all sat around as a family because they updated theirs. So I decided to reinvent it and I am so happy with how it turned out. I love having furniture that has family history in my home - it makes me feel that my home is warm and cosy.
I love that I am able to have it in my kitchen (if only for awhile) where I spend a lot of time baking, cooking, folding washing and all the other things I do for my family on a daily basic.
Life here is good praise God.
Love and Hugs.

*~*A Broken Freezer*~*


Life has been humming along at our little “Pink Rose Cottage”. We found out the other day that our freezer died along with most of the food that was in it! Boy was the bin heavy with all the dead food in it!! I am praising God for insurance because it covers the cost of the food, which is a good thing since the freezer was almost full!

Consequently, we have dismantled the island bench that hid the freezer so we can have a table and chairs in our kitchen. That way family and friends can sit and chat as I prepare food for my precious family (and friends, if they are staying).

I was amazed at the dust and gunk that we couldn’t see under the freezer; I am almost happy it died. I always vacuumed and swept under it as far as I could, but I could not get at the ‘multitude of sins’ the island bench was hiding out of reach!

I am so excited to show you the entire kitchen as I get it done.

...and it is gone; and the place thereof shall know it no more. Psalms 103:16

Love and Hugs.


Monday, November 28, 2016

*~*The Lattice is Up*~*

The top one is the before and the bottom one is the after. I like the after better.  I am now looking forward to planting out the flower beds around our little home and painting the pergola in the blue. I feel so wonderful that it is all coming together!

Saturday, November 26, 2016

*~*Making A Come Back and Loving It*~*

Hello, everyone. I have been missing from here for a while - life has been so busy with medical appointments, NDIS for my men folk and a wonderful holiday in NSW and Canberra, but I am hoping to make more posts starting from today.
My posts will be about everyday adventures, what I learn in my time with God and what I am musing about at "Pink Rose Cottage".
So, more later as I need to take some photos to show what I have been up to here, and what I am doing in our garden, with before and after photos. It will all happen tomorrow - so stay tuned.
Blessing and Love, Jilly.  (I managed to get the lattice up! You'll probably see photos soon - Antony) Thank you Honey, I love you and you have done a wonderful job; it looks beautiful.