Exploding lightbulbs and other excitements

Hello everyone

This week it is my 8th blogaversary and this is also my 500th post – how exciting 🙂

I was going to post this a little earlier in the evening but was distracted by an incident where I went into the kitchen to fetch more wine, turned on the lights and there was a very loud bang accompanied by a shower of glass.

Turned out that a lightbulb had exploded, taking with it the glass surround on that part of the light fitting. So a little bit of a clean up ensued and I will remove the remains of bulb and fitting in daylight tomorrow.

Anyway more of the real excitement, 8 years of lovely blog activity and 500 posts, mainly about my fabric fettlings so I am celebrating in traditional style with a giveaway.

Xmas fabric oct 15 1

This will be not only for some ornaments maybe something like the ones in the picture below but also since it is a double celebration some Christmas fabric as well, maybe even some of the lovely Makower stash.

To enter just like this post. I will close the giveaway next Friday the 11th to give time to put the winning gifts in the post.

Patchwork Xmas Hearts

I will return later on with an update on the latest batch of ornament finishes, meanwhile stay safe and avoid home accidents! Thanks for visiting.

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4 thoughts on “Exploding lightbulbs and other excitements

    • Thank you it is one of my favourite things to do and I think I will just carry on into Jan and beyond as there are so many lovely ones I still haven’t done.

    • A bit of a pain as I expect I will have to buy whole new light fitting now, don’t think they sell the lampshades separately, at least no-one was injured!

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