Dining area upgrade

Happy New year everyone! I have been dying to post details of our dining area upgrade which was ready just in time for Christmas lunch.I was so lucky to have won a R2500 voucher for canvex wallpaper from Expandasign¬†by entering a competition on the SA Decor & Design blog (which is one of my favorite blogs BTW) which allowed us to get some wallpaper for two different areas within our home ūüôā

We also got around to arranging re-upholstery for some chairs which my husband bought about 2 years ago at a salvage store. He managed to get 8 chairs and a table which were fire damaged for about 300 bucks. This is what the chairs looked like before

chairs before

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Countdown to Christmas


Only 10 days remain before we can eat and be merry. I really enjoy the build up to Christmas day….¬†shopping for gifts,¬†fruit mince pies (mmm),¬†putting up the tree, listening to Christmas carols and¬†wrapping gifts. We always complain about how full the shopping centers are, yet we find ourselves there ever¬†too often looking for gifts for special people in our lives. I only get some time off from work from the 24th but things have already slowed down at the office and it’s not affecting my Christmas spirit one bit.

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