Happy New Year!

I am so excited to be at the start of a fresh new year. We had a wonderful Christmas here in the Doll House. Granny B came to stay with us again which always makes it feel even more special. I have to say that it was such a relief to leave the camera untouched somedays and just settle back into having a lovely relaxing time.

Of course some photos were taken over the holiday. They had to be! We have a new bright yellow sofa that I am excited about. I love how it looks in photos but it highlights that those brown blinds have got to go.

We had a lot of fun putting together a group family photo using my new interval timer. That thing is brilliant! I also made a lot of use of my flashgun but instead of faffing about with it off camera I just bounced it off the ceilings. It worked a treat.

Bear has a new "big girl bed". I love her canopy because it is exactly what I dreamed of having as a little girl. She is beyond delighted with her new bed but I have to admit that I am finding…

Day 365/365: And That's a Wrap!

My second 365 project is compete and I am overjoyed. I wanted to go out with a nice family shot but it didn't quite go as planned. Now that I have my interval timer I set my camera up to take a series of photos at 10 second intervals. As the photo was taken late in the evening, I also used my flash and bounced it off the ceiling. 
It started off well enough. 

But then we added more people and it tilted into chaos...

And then, just because we clearly had a handle on it, we decided to get the whole family into the picture. 

Hmm, I don't think we will be hanging any of these on our wall but they certainly are real. 
Just to make sure that I was super completed, I even threw in an extra couple of days. 
365 +1

365 +2

I didn't take a picture the day after that, but today we had the school plays. As this project started on Rexy's school play last year, I really wanted to add the pictures from this year... just for a sense of completion I guess. 
Our Bear was a sheep... She …