Sunday, February 19, 2012

Tiny tower

The game of Tiny tower was my obsession for quite a while ... but [un]fortunately I finally have all I could get from It (bitizens are as happy as they get and I have built all floors of the upgraded version too)... so this is my way of saying goodbye to almost half year of the hard work building the tower pixel by pixel (or floor by floor) and the tower itself ...
a bit of statistics ->
without update: there are 146 floors, well actually 145, because the last one I built was just to be sure I can't add more floors (there are 54 residential floors and 90 business floors (18 of a kind: food, service, recreation, retail, creative)). And population of 270 bitizens :)

with update: there are 3 more residential floors and 5 business floors (1 of each kind) so 153 or 154 if you count the empty floor. And now the population has grown to 285 happy bitizens (the last ones were really hard to get, but good things come to those who wait and work hard to get what they want). O, and in this version you have missions too (I finished all of them, few even twice) =)

and this tiny tower is my next obsession ->

Thursday, February 09, 2012

magic box

I knew this is a special day as soon as I opened my eyes!
because I knew - a package has arrived!!! (remember, I was one of three lucky winners of Kates organized pay-it-forward-giveavay)

when I finally got to the post office I could't believe my eyes - the box was SO huge!
this is what I saw when I unpacked the first level

it looked so nice and thoughtful I had to order myself to keep unwrapping ...
inside was the universal calendar, a candleholder, mug rug and letter with kind words that made all of this even more special :)
unfortunately my pictures doesn't show full awesomeness of these gifts, but as we are in the middle of moving I had some difficulties to find a nice (clean and not too crammed) place to take a picture (I already know where they will fit in my soon to be new home)
thankyouthankyouthankyou so much Kate!!! :)

p.s. I promise to make my own pay-it-forward-giveaway somewhere in ->
I adore this calendar!!! :)

Monday, February 06, 2012

keep the butterflies floating!

I will have to admit I can't follow through a written tutorial ... I get mixed up and have to invent the bicycle myself ... nevertheless I have created a wonderful butterfly trying to follow this tutorial.
- why on earth I needed/wanted to crochet a butterfly?
- because tomorrow we will have to sign a guestbook for newlyweds and this seemed like the best way how to make the entry special :)

I think I have chosen words too:
There is just one rule in marriage - keep the butterflies floating!!! 

p.s. today I saw my little boy in USG picture, he was sitting in lotus pose, getting ready to come out.. now I know how he can manage to kick me in both sides of my belly at the same time. and I saw him in a dream so now I know he will have green eyes just like his daddy. This is what made today a very very special day :)

Saturday, February 04, 2012

Flower power!

When I saw this block I think I fell in love instantly but unfortunately this was too hard to figure out on my own so when I saw this one (with instructions) I knew that this is THE moment! I am gonna make my own!!! :)

tryout #1
I couldn't exactly understand steps after 9 but then I looked closely to the picture of Kates finished block and thought to myself - this is the easy part - you can do it on your own!
and this is how far I got until I realized ->
can you see what's wrong with my flower?