Sunday, February 17, 2013

A Busy Time…

Downton Girls
Can you believe that tonight is the last episode of the season????   Downton Abbey is my all time FAVORITE thing to watch right now.  I ADORE the settting, the clothes, the hats, the characters'… all of it.  But, darn it only started back up in January (here in the US).  SEVEN  Shows in all…. Come on PBS you can do better than that.
Cora at Tea
I wish I was Cora sitting there having tea.  Not a care in the world but, I’m busy as a bee.  If I can grab a cup of coffee I’m doing good.  I’m packing like a fool.  We sign on the new (well new to us) house on February 22 & take possession on the 27th.
What am I most excited about?
Not a very glamorous photo of the new workshop (that’s hubby & the architect heading out to check things out.
And right now…. the current owner has this full of boy toys but, that will change!!!!  LOVE the sky lights with all that natural light.  This will be an amazing workshop/studio.  I will have room to spread out!  I will have room to set up places for sooooooooooo many of you to come play.  I have soooooooooooooooo many plans, dreams & ideas.
The back yard has plenty of room for the expansion of another connecting building…  And although the grass is dormant since this was taken in January… I have so many plans for all this space.  It’s 2.5 acres in all.  It’s not Downton Abbey but, I can’t wait to start making it look & feel like home.  And believe me… THERE IS MUCH TO DO!  I’ll share before & after photos as we go.  Have a great week.
HUGS! Charlene


It's Just Dottie said...

Thank you for coming by and visiting me. I adore Downton Abbey.
I don't want it to end!!Smiles Dottie

June said...

I am SO excited for you Charlene! What a dreamspace!!!! I cannot wait to see how you fit it all out.

I am the same way about Downton Abbey. In love with the series!
hugs from here...

The Feathered Nest said...

Love this so, so much Charlene!!!!! Are you going to have guest artists teach classes??? I bet Lisa would love to do it!!! xxoo, Dawn

Jill ~*Feathers and Flight*~ said...

Oh My! This is Wonderful Charlene! No Wonder You are sooooo Excited!!! So Much Fun to Be Had!!!

Monica said...

Oh dear Charlene, I'm soo thrilled for you! Such a huge studio space! My, looks fantastic! You'll have so much fun there. I will follow your move and your wips!
I think you haven't seen this post of mine:
I didn't want to come and tell you, but I have thought of you. Hugs and belly rubs to sweet Elle.

Michaele said...

Oh to have that much space and that much natural light! No growing pains for my crafty space for a while, but this is certainly inspiring! Can't wait to see what you do with it.


Kadee Willow said...

Charlene.... You scored!!!! Oh, so much land around you! A fabulous and good-sized workshop space! I am so very thrilled for you!!!!
<<<< HUGS >>>>>

Maggie said...

Hi Charlene, I haven't stopped by for a while and had a LOT of catching up to do! You've been so busy, having lots of fun! Your new house looks magnificent! And oooohhh, the possibilities for your new studio space! Have you been following the progress of Cathe Holden (Just Something I Made)and her re-doing a similar building on her property for a gigantic studio and workshop space? I envy both of you. Now you'll have so much room to do LOTS of shopping and collecting!! GOod luck with all the packing and moving in your busy weeks ahead.


A Vintage Chic said...

Oh, fabulous! What a lucky girl you are,Charlene! I've got ONE flat acre, and after 7 years, I'm STILL trying to fill it up! I know you'll beautify that spot in NO time!

What an incredible studio you'll have! Can't wait to see what you do with all that yummy space!

And Downton Abbey...don't even get me started! Seriously an addiction of sad it's over for the year! All period dramas--you should see my dvd collection--it's ridiculous!

Wishing you a wonderful day, dear friend!


Chrisy's Cottage said...

Hi Charlene, Your blog is so inspiring. love your creations, have only been to Matilda'a Mouse once. Don't you just love it!!!I will be doing Three Speckled Hens up this way in May. Was in it my first time last Fall. Another fun show...Hugs Chrisy

Riki Schumacher said...

Wow Charlene, this is exciting! Good for you guys. Love the new workshop, Yowza!! Xox

wendy said...

This is an exciting/busy time for you. I can imagine you would be elated over the workshop...for you to create all your , well....creations!!
Can't wait to see more pictures

cindy craine said...

I'll so miss Maggie Smith and Mr. Carlton until the next season. What I always come away with after watching show like this is the time that was spent, just over tea. No phones, no junk mail, no tv, nothing to distract them from living a life feeling connected to those they loved. On another note OMG, the studio is coming.........xoxoxo

LuLu Kellogg said...

I am so happy for you!

I am just now getting back to reading Blogs so I am loving catching up on what you have been doing!

Sending Love,

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