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Wednesday, 21 March 2012

Delicious, Before & After

.....are the subjects for yesterday and today's March Photo A Day challenge. Here is 'Before & After'.


I won't bore you with the saga of my fireplace, suffice to say it went on for over 6 months and was a major headache, but last month it was finally complete. I had to make a compromise eventually but even if the fire is not what I chose initially it's a damn sight better than the original one, which was something similar to this.


I've nearly finished getting the downstairs of my house how I want it. It's only taken me 6 years but I don't like to rush these things! Just need to hang my pictures and source a few bits of furniture at an auction or suchlike and find a lightshade somewhere. ( B&Q's selection is sadly lacking.)


Onto the next shot which is 'Delicious' and here is the pudding I ate last week when I went to Cafe Rouge for lunch with a friend. They called it a micro pudding or something, it was really only two mouthfuls but Mmmmmmm.


Until next time,
xx

4 comments:

  1. Your fireplace looks so lovely, all clean and fresh and with perfectly placed objets. Unlike mine, which is completely cluttered with all sorts of crap, it's a general dumping ground!
    And that pudding does indeed look delicious - but nowhere near big enough! xxxxx

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  2. What a transformation! I love the shoe stays beside the fireplace and that candlestand.
    Our house is forever a work in progress, Sarah Beeney would despair!
    thanks for that lovely Thank You card, you are so clever! xxx

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  3. It looks great Fiona and yes, much better than the 'before' and the 'before the before'! Talking of Café Rouge, they have a pudding called Coupe Rouge which is white chocolate ice cream, raspberry sorbet, strawberries, blueberries, cream and a fruit coulis... I died and went to heaven! Vicky x

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  4. Fiona it looks so warn and welcoming now you waited a long time but it was worth it.

    Eunice
    x

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