Ok, just so we’re clear, I don’t mean THIS Pink -(tho I LOVE her!)
I mean THIS PINK!
Yep, I was bored at the hairdressers today – bored with being grey. So – if I’m going to colour my hair, I thought, why not COLOUR it?!
And although the weight loss is still slowed waaaaaaaaay down, I’m feeling better about it and back to counting calories. I thought you needed to see me posing in front of our suburb’s emblem: the abandoned car surrounded by unmown lawn. CLASSIC!
AND – I had the NICEST thing happen to me today! You know I just ADORE our local fabric heaven, Gardam’s, right? Well, I went in to pick up a layby (pics to follow soon, I promise) only to have the lovely manager hand me an envelope and explain that it was a gift certificate from Mr and Mrs Gardam! YOU COULD HAVE KNOCKED ME OVER WITH A FEATHER!
Of course I spent it immediately on more yummy fabric, LOL! Seriously, their store has the best service and fabric – there were some young things in there today making choices for bridesmaid dresses and I promise you, these would NOT be “Bridesmaid Dresses” – you know, the ones that are so unspeakably awful that you look at the photos and cringe – no, these girls were playing with gorgeous silk chiffons over some luxe duchess satins – soooo pretty!
And now I must go and retrieve my new fabric from the washing machine – by the time Miss Constance and I get back from our walk, it will be ready to iron, cut out and sew – wheeeeeeeeeeee!! Another iteration of the fabulous trapeze dress from McCall’s 5583, this time in a rayon/poly/nylon blend that has an interesting (almost looks like velvet but it’s not) texture in black – prefect in case I get to go out some evening on holidays. And now I know that dress doesn’t need a zip, it’s even quicker to make.