Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Good, Bad and Ugly - Win, Window, Wind

Yesterday started out good with #18 Kyle Busch winning the rain delayed Bristol race. 26 hours after it started it finished. Kyle had the pole and got the trophy. !!!
And then things turned bad...Not earth shaking bad more like "I can't believe I did that" bad. I had finally finished my window the day before so Bill went to the garage to get it and install it. We do not replace the regular window, we just put the stained glass over the regular window. Here is the bathroom window where it will go. Next to the one I did a couple of years ago.
Bill with the new window, setting it in place. He is standing in the bathtub.
I mentioned I changed the colors of some of the flowers, so it isn't exactly the same as the first one. Thinking on what he will need to secure it. 
OH SH!T - See the problem? In all the years I've been making stained glass I've never made a major mistake like this. The window is too small for the space!. When printing out the pattern I must have put the dimensions into the program wrong. It is about 2 inches too short and 1: inch to narrow. Silence...Only way to fix it would be to redo almost all of it. Not going to happen. I'll learn to live with it. Bill suggested some kind of valance over the window...will have to think on it a bit. 
So it is done and it is installed. With the plant hanging there in front of it it isn't too noticeable. Probably will put something up there to cover it up don't know yet. 
The winds picked up around here late last evening. Really picked up. Enough that one of our window awnings broke. Thank goodness it didn't blow away. Looks like Bill will be able to fix it. So tired of this wind. 
 Just a look at the back yard - plants are all happy and healthy and view is great. 
Bill had appointment with eye doctor this afternoon. He will be having cataract surgery. But first has to see another doctor as he has water in his retina.
There is absolutely no wind tonight, not even a little breeze.


Barb said...

I think the windows are absolutely beautiful!! I agree that you could put up a valance at the top of the window.

Carol and Bill said...

Eventually I'll so something. Thank you.

Mari Borrego said...

The finished product is amazingly beautiful just as you two. Awesome job! ¡Me gusta! ¡Muy Linda!

Carol and Bill said...

Thank you so much. I really enjoy doing it.

NormSusan said...

Looks awesome but if you really don't like it, I have a solution for you. Send me the one you don't like and make a new one. lol