Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Surgery is scheduled, Club Little House Swap, First House Showing

This post is a combination of things, kinda like my life right now.  First of all my surgery is scheduled for July 3.  Yes, the CT scan was okay.  That means that there shouldn't be anything serious going on in the pelvic area.  They will still be checking out my leg area.  Don't know if it will just be the surface or deeper down to the muscle.  I am glad that I have had some time to get my mind where it needs to be.  Since my mini breakdown, I have rested a bit.  I know I can handle this.  I am more positive for the time being.  I did work pretty hard today as we are having our first showing tomorrow late afternoon.  So it will be me and the dogs getting things ready and hopping in the bug to get out of the house.  Things are pretty much ready.  I know that I will be stressed for the first showing but it will get easier.  I might add that the carpets downstairs were scheduled to be cleaned tomorrow morning.  Luckily the guy that does the cleaning is a family friend.  The Stanley Steamer secretary wasn't seeing my need to get the carpets done first thing.  But, my friend called me and said he would come at 7 a.m.  The bad part is that it has rained non-stop and it's a bit muddy.
These pictures of the shelf I found to use as a doll house.  I actually found it last year.  It's about two feet tall and is very heavy.  I will wait to put it up in my new condo.  I staged it so you could see my swap goodies.  This was such a fun swap for sure.
The first picture is of the whole shelf.  Doesn't it look like a house.

Here is the wedding room.  There is a suitcase, a wreath, the veil and the hat box were swaps.  They came in a hope chest that missed the photo shoot.  There was a full mirror added in another photo.  These were the peg dolls that I had made before.  I love using the veil on the bride.
I'm not sure if I like the rusty trim.  Do you?
The banner came with one of the other items.......the wreath, I think.
Okay this is a baby's room.  Remember I just put these rooms together with the items I got.  I made the baby in the cradle.  The rug, the cute little dresser, the crate and coat rack, the bonnet, and the kitty were all swap gifts.  If you look closely above the baby's cradle is a real Mary Engelbreight painting.  She was in the swap.  It has bunnies on it.

Check out the screen door with the banner on it.  Not sure where I will end up putting this.  Isn't it amazing that I got these items and could make rooms out of them.  We made 12 and received `12 back.  Amy Powers of Inspire was the hostess.

So that's about all I got for now.  Back to getting the house ready.
Thanks again for all your love, support and prayers.  I think they are already working.


Miss Merry said...

Best wishes on your surgery. Better they check everything, too. And hopefully the leg is minor. We will all be thinking good thoughts. Your dollhouse shelf is so precious! Hoping the house sells quickly and everything falls into place for you.

Cozy Little House said...

You will be fine. And you're going to have so much fun decorating your condo.

Blondie's Journal said...

My dear...I didn't know all of this was going on and I had to go back and read a few previous posts. I am sending lots of love and good wishes, prayers of course. All of us ladies in the blog world want the best for you!!

Hang in there and I promise not to get so backed u!! :)

Love and hugs,

Marissa said...

Everything is going to be fine
God is good!!
Your doll house shelf is so sweet.You have some amazing treasures!

Vickie @ Ranger 911 said...

I'm so happy that your scan brought you good news!!!

Your dollhouse is going to be just adorable! I've Pinned a few houses made from shelves and I think they're just charming. I love the sweet bride. :)

Julia said...

Best of luck with your surgery i July and speedy recovery.
It's raining here too today. Hope that the showing goes well and the house sells quickly for you.

Grammy Goodwill said...

I'm trying to catch up with you, but I wanted to be sure to wish you good luck with your surgery. Our house is on the market as well so I know how stressful this is.

PatC - All is Bright said...

Prayers for you my friend. And I know in the end there will be a beautiful rainbow just for you!

Sweet hugs

Sherri B. said...

Dear Debby, I do so understand what you are going through right now. It is frightening when we go through these physical trials. Even when we know God is with us we can still feel so vulnerable.
I will keep you close in my prayers and ask for you to have "the peace of God that transcends all understanding will guard your heart and mind in Christ Jesus." Philippians 4:7.

Debby@Just Breathe said...

Keeping you in my thoughts and prayers....(((BIG HUGS)))
That shelf is absolutely adorable!

Winkel's Crazy Ideas said...

Prayers going up from Norway for you Debby, my thoughts are with you also. Love your shelf and little goodies. Hugs Pam xx

Edna B said...

It surely is quite stressful right now, but things will all work out. Sending best wishes and lots of good luck for your surgery. Don't worry about the house. It will sell and soon you'll be moving on to a new start. Your doll house shelf is adorable. You have a wonderful weekend. Hugs, Edna B.

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