Today we had another household appliance decide to play up - our washing machine got stuck on fill and overflowed, flooding the laundry, hallway, into the dining room and even through the walls into the main bedroom wardrobe!
We often go out after we put the washing machine on, but we won't be doing that again. If we hadn't been home when it happened, the whole house would be under water! We stopped it as soon as we could but unfortunately, we have floating floorboards in the hallway and dining room so it looks as though they will need to be replaced. We've got big, loud industrial driers on the carpet in the wardrobe and in the dining room trying to dry it and the walls out. Our insurance company has been pretty good with the whole situation so far, hopefully that continues.
Isn't it said that these sort of things happen in threes - I hate to think what's going to die next.
Clarence survived with his socks throughout the weekend but I will definitely need to put some gaffa tape inside the sock where his nails are. They need a trim as well. The 2 socks we've gone through both have huge holes at the tips of his foot so he obviously needs some extra protection on that part of his foot. Hopefully that will help it not to wear through so quickly. Luckily, he seems to have gotten used to the idea that he has to wear the sock.
We're both home again tomorrow for the Australia Day public holiday which will be nice - gotta love an extra long weekend. We might go looking for a new washing machine - the one we have has lasted over 17 years so it's done pretty well.
Oh, I almost forgot - I picked up the framing that I put in before Christmas and I'm very happy with the results. Sorry about the reflections in the photos...
The elephant ABC has a dark grey and dark purple matt with a plain white frame. This matches all the other ABCs I have framed in one of my spare bedrooms. This one will join them.
The Stitching ABC is very pretty. It has a distressed dark brown wood frame that looks really good with the browns in the design. I am very pleased with it and it will most likely go on the wall in my other spare bedroom.
The final frame I picked up was for Footprints and I think this is my favourite of the three. It has a pale, sandy wood frame with pale cream and blue matts. I am very happy with this one. This will most likely go on the end of one of the rows of books in my theological library. I might put it right across from my desk so I can look at it every day. I can't believe this has been sitting waiting to be framed since 2014! I think it was worth the wait.
They were all framed by Framing to a T in Hallam, VIC.