Sunday, 16 May 2010

Too many pies and not enough fingers!

I've been feeling a bit overwhelmed this week by all of the things I have to do. My head is buzzing with wedding plans, school projects and house ideas, I have a pile of ironing which is almost taller than me, a work basket full of projects which need to be completed and a list as long as my arm of things that need doing. Matteo has been away a lot with work recently (4 out of the past 6 weekends) and he's off again tomorrow to Portugal for 10 days. This week we had a mad rush trying to get all the documents we need for the wedding sorted out before he goes away. Italian bureaucracy is a nightmare and everything is far more complicated than it needs to be.

Yesterday we spent running around Perugia trying to find all the bits and pieces we need for our invitations. I think we finally have everything ordered we just need to wait for everything to arrive and I can start assembling them. Thank goodness for the Internet - I ordered almost everything online as we couldn't find exactly what we were looking for here in Perugia.

Today we spent most of the day in the house taking more measurements and digging up the floor in the kitchen. Or rather, Matteo was diggin and I was daydreaming about how the house will look when it's finished! I drew a couple of sketches of how I'd like the kitchen to look. I was quite pleased with the result until Matteo pointed out that I'd forgotten to put in a fridge, dishwasher and cooker! Thank goodness he's more practical than I am! Here's a few of the many pictures I've collectd of kitchens that I love:









The first four pictures are all by Jordi Canosa but I'm sorry, I can't remember where the last one was from.

I have another busy week ahead with end of year shows to organise at school. I may have to take a little blogging break for a week or two until I have the ironing pile back under control!

Have a good week xxx



13 comments:

Sarah B said...

Instead of ironing - just fold - that way you'll have so much more time to do other, more important things!
I'd like to see a kitchen 'in progress' photo. The inspiration images are just lovely.

Ellen said...

I really like the 1st and last one...great ideas are coming your way. I bet you have wonderful dreams at night of your upcoming wedding and all the home remodeling..

Rebecca said...

I love the first and 4'th, I'm dreaming house too!x

1 Funky Woman said...

Sarah, thank you for stopping by my blog and leaving a comment. I feel so strongly about this that I'm sure it won't be my last post on it. Thank you for feeling the same way! Congrats on your upcoming wedding! I am going to follow you because I would love how it all comes together. Love your blog!

Megan

LindyLouMac said...

Good Luck with the ironing and everything else of course. I love the kitchen photos.

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Flick, said...

Sounds like things are pretty full on for you at the moment.. but productive? How exciting to have all your invite materials on their way! Those kitchens are all gorgeous, the ceilings are so interesting and the stone and woodwork are such beautiful rustic touches.
Don't get buried by all that ironing!
:) Flick

Mariabei said...

What lovely kitches! You've got some great ideas. A presto...

Louisa May said...

Ooh these kitchens are very you Sarah! lovely lovely! The lady in the last one even looks a bit like you! I say - down with ironing - I hope you're not doing a mum and ironing pants and tea towels?xxx

Amanda said...

I love all these kitchens Sarah but especially the first one - it looks so homely and warm. Can't wait to see some pics of your kitchen progress. Good luck with the ironing pile x

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Cathy said...

All these kitchen pictures are really lovely. I would like any one of those kitchens. I hope your ironing pile is under control!

jules @ The Diversion Project said...

wow, i love these images. looks like a perfect spot to head on a holiday to me. love it.