Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Wednesday-7:30am

Hot up here! Supposed to be mid-90's for the next several days. :( Karma loves sleeping out on the porch in this heat. Phew!!
Yesterday my bedding order arrived!!! Can't remember if I told you that--because I could spread the payments out over four months--I ordered a summer and a winter quilt or coverlet and a bed skirt. :)
So I washed them up yesterday to get the smell and the creases out of them.
Thought I'd show you the summer look (above) and the winter look (below).
I didn't want to splurge enough to buy pillow shams because I wouldn't really use them anyways...
...but when I made up the bed I almost wished I had--hehe! Not practical, tho.
I have had the same rose bedspread for about ten years. It is too hot for me to use in the summer so I have just been using a light blanket every summer. Wow! Now I will have actual bedding for the summer--woohoo! This is definitely a luxury purchase for me. I am grateful to LinenSource.com for the four month payment plan on their sale catalog! It feels like Christmas over here. :)

Having your bedspread trim shredding and your sheets falling apart with holes can be a motivator, I guess. I bought a new cream colored bottom sheet at Bed, Bath and Beyond last month. So this month I plan to buy the top sheet and pillowcases. Completely new bedding--wow! Love BB&B's 20% off coupons!
Caroline came and cleaned yesterday. She's such a nice girl. Young woman, I should say. :)
I have almost made it around the clock and am basically back on days--tada!! This morning I am heading over to Leah's for our first papermaking session over at their place. I'll take pictures! :):)

6 comments:

  1. OH, how pretty both looks are, Rita! Nice choices!

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  2. I'm always amazed by how cats can sleep in the hottest places. You'd think they would cook themselves.

    The bed looks nice enough to sleep in! (I sleep on a sofa - its a long story)

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  3. Hi Rita! Ya been hot here too! doesnt sound like much relief coming any time soon either!

    Love the new bedding!! Such a good feeling isnt it to get something new like that!

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  4. Serena--The summer one is a little more sage than the picture shows. Feeling pretty fancy--hehe!

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  5. Iggy--It would be like us sitting outside in 95 degree heat with a long fur coat on! I just don't get it.

    A sofa! ???

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  6. Rebag--I'm slow getting back to everyone's posts and it is already Saturday. The weather is finally supposed to break today, I guess. I hope they are correct! It's been so hot and humid--just awful! The air feels so thick you could cut it with a knife! I hope we have relief soon. (This is why I never complained with our spring-like weather all summer--hehe!)

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