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Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Staircase and an intressting package =)

Guess what? I won a new clay from Polyform products =) I like there page on Facebook and they had a lot of lottery where the 3 first comments won a piece of clay. I got lucky enough to win this golden one:
There were a postman (woman) ringing my doorbell and I had to sign for the package just like in American movies ;) I thought it was very exiting, I cant remember I've ever sign for a package at the door like that =) (Its great to be happy by little, because then you have lots to be happy about ;) ) I don't think I have anything from the USA before, like I said before, I never buy things from abroad. The package went to customs and I got lots of papers, which makes me think it is as hard to buy from out of EU as I thought.... But this time I didn't buy anything so I didn't have to pay any customs, (but I have no idea how that works) but I got lots of paper anyway...

Enough about customs =) The clay looks very nice. I  might do some vases or a door knob or?? we will see =)  unfortunately I could not try it today, because I have the worse pain in my shoulder, have no idea why, but it hurts real bad when I move or do things with the arm. Maybe I should give it a rest, but I'm sitting here typing anyway.. typing doesn't hurt that much... and I did a staircase to my 1:144 scale house today, then the shoulder hurt too much so I got to stop...




Feels like I always say that I'm not really happy with my results.. and I cant say I'm happy with this staircase either... I made it of a toothpick and some cardboard. The cardboard broke, I was too brutal when I stuck the toothpick trough it... And its not straight.. and...
But I don't think I will be able to make it better, so it will have to do, like everything else! My patient isn't that great when it comes to things like this, I want everything to be done quickly, rather yesterday than tomorrow ;) I get a picture in my head what I want to make, but then I cant, and then I get frustrated and take short cuts to be done faster but then I'm not totally satisfied with my work.. I just have to remind myself I'm doing this for FUN, nothing else!
Soon I hope to glue down the walls and make a roof. I will make a window at the roof too and a porch. But I don't think I will get the time for it this week, maybe next =)

I just want to remind you to vote on a house here: http://www.littlevictorian.com/2013/05/undersized-urbanite-2013-voting-is-open.html There are many lovely houses, so I had a hard time picking 3 for my votes, but I'm done, and I don't want to tell you who got my votes coz I like them all ;)

12 comments:

  1. Grattis till vinsten! Det var ju kul!
    (Allt som kommer in i landet från företag utanför EU måste dokumenteras, även om man får det gratis!)

    Hoppas du blir bättre i axeln fort....

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    1. Tack, jag är lite bättre idag. Jag brukar få ont i den andra axeln då o då och har gått till en sjukgymnast som dragit upp huvudet o tryck tillbaka axeln, läskigt men skönt =) Jag kunde trycka tillbaka denna axel i sömnen i natt verkar det som, men pysslandet har fått vänta lite..
      Tack för infon om tull, jag tycker sånt är lite skrämmande och svårt =)

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  2. Congratulations on your winning!
    I think you are being hard on yourself - 1:144 is a tricky think to deal with and you r staircase looks quite allright :)
    Best wishes for your health issues! Feel better soon!

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    1. Thank you, I do feel a bit better today, hopefully it wont come back, but I had troubles with the other shoulder now and then..
      And the staircase, I'm always hard on myself, but "everyone" else is so good, why aren't I as talented?! ;)

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  3. Oh how I know it, to be result-oriented. I am also the one who would rather rode yesterday than today. However, I have now, after almost a year of blogging, learned a little more patience. I am not a process girl, but I have learned to be a little more in the process. So my advice is, be patient and put many small milestones up.

    Congratulations on your gift.
    Hugs
    Wyrna

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    1. Thank you for the tip! It sounds great with many small milestones! I have to think about that!

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  4. Felicidades por el regalo. El proyecto que tienes es muy difícil y poco a poco lo conseguirás. Espero que te recuperes pronto. Un saludo, Eva

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  5. Espero que te recuperes pronto.
    Enhorabuena por tu regalo.
    Que dificil trabajar en esa medida, seguro que te va a quedar genial.
    besitos ascension

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    1. Thank you; i feel much better today =)

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  6. Ser ut att vara en prefekt kakfärg på den leran :)

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    1. Den är nog lite väl guld/glittrig för det, men jag får se, kanske kan passa till bakverk med =)

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Hannah