Sunday Sevens #43

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Here is this weeks Sunday Sevens post, linking up to Natalie to give a snap shot view of how the last week has gone.

This time it’s Nikki here. Yet again we’ve had another whirlwind week, I think it might carry on that way well into the new year though, since we have so much going on before Christmas.

The week started off with a slightly impulsive decision to dye the ends of my hair. My hair was getting rather long, so I decided if I wanted to dye the ends I could do it now, and if I didn’t like it or got tired of it I can simply cut the ends off… So I bleached and dyed the ends using the Colour Freedom purple dye and its pasteliser. I did look a little silly during the process but I’m pretty happy with how it turned out, so purple!

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I had a lot of bleach left over so we did the ends of Pippa’s hair as well so she could dye it blue a few days later. Since her hair is brown it’s not quite so vibrant, but I still think it looks really cool. It still keeps catching her by surprise sometimes though (as does mine)…

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Pippa continued her vintage coat collection with this purchase from a charity shop
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I got a bit more in the Christmas spirit this week as we put up the Christmas tree, and I started wrapping some presents, mainly so I don’t have to hide them away and hope people don’t stumble across them.

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In the Christmas spirit, Pippa received her first Christmas present, a very practical washer-dryer.
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In this weeks crafting Pippa has been making some more bags which she will post about soon.

This favourite fabric was cut into, which hopefully should make some gorgeous bags.
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and this new “stowe” bag was created, I think that will be being made a few more times as it looks very useful.
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I got yet another delivery of wool… some for presents, some for us and a few things hopefully to make some kitchen items.

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and I managed to squeeze in quick(ish) baking session and make some florentines, although the recipe wasn’t quite so successful as last time. But they still disappeared pretty sharpish.

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And I came back one day to some beautiful flowers from some friends who had stayed over last weekend. That was such a lovely gesture and definitely put a smile on my face =)

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Let’s hope next week is a little less hectic, although I’m not sure it will be at all… (I see a pattern here, since we seem to say that each week)

2 thoughts on “Sunday Sevens #43

  1. Sheila

    LOVE both your hair!! I wrapped up my current store of presents, too, for exactly the same reason. Also because I tend to hide them all over the house and end up happening upon a few in January….

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