Sunday, March 31, 2013
The late Victorian!
Please don't think I'm absolutely lacking in imagination when I build this. I may have to stay with the color combination of pink and gray for sentimental reasons. The house I grew up in was pink and gray.
But wait; there's more!
It was REALLY hard to decide because I loved them all with the exception of the traditional, mostly because it was too similar to the house I build for this year's gala. So my BFF gave me a surprise.
She bought the cottage kit for me!
I will probably wait until the following summer to build this one.
As for the Keep, this one is funny. Some people love it, and others really don't care for it at all. I have great visions for this one and think people will be amazed at a finished castle keep. I still plan to buy the plans so I can get some experience in building completely from scratch. This one may be for me. As you know from my fairy house, I am really into fantasy. For the Keep, I want to do landscaping with a moat and do up the interior with tapestry wall coverings and fire places. A dragon needs to be part of the theme.
I am going to try to get back to playing my guitar this week. My plan is to practice only short periods several times a day instead of long sessions. I have been wearing wrist braces for my carpal tunnel issues and that seems to be helping. It has been very frustrating staying away from my sweet guitar this long. I hope my wrists and thumbs are up to playing music again.
Another thing I want to do to take advantage of spring break is to take several long Stella walks a day. Today looks like it will be rainy, maybe even a little snow.
But the rest of the week looks like it will be mostly sunny. The squill is up, little sparkles of lapis blue, and the daffodils look like they will blossom out in a couple of days. Spring has been awfully slow in coming this year, but it IS coming. Yay!