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Tuesday, December 28, 2010

A Christmas book gift

I made this book for my mom for Christmas from me and my brother and the 4 grandkids. Needless to say she cried and loved it.  It is called My Book of Loves.
 It is a little addicted to making these 
The tag on the left is removable for journaling
more pics of the kiddos 
love these pages..and more tags for journaling 
just love this book 
This is the back cover..see all the fibers on the spine? 
I plan to make everyone one of these for Christmas next year..
shhh dont tell

Friday, December 24, 2010

Someone's having a WONDERFUL giveaway

A wonderful lady is having a giveaway! 
You have to go see her blog...
Maureen at Sweet Meadows Farm is giving away one of her patterns every month for the next year..SWEET!!
You have to go enter before December 27th...hurry hurry! 
Once you get there..I know you will become a follower..her blog is great!

Tuesday, December 21, 2010

I can finally share

I have a friend..MJ who I met about 10 years ago where i work. She is my ONE and ONLY crafting friend!!
This year I made her some goodies for her tree..I gave her them today so I can finally post.
I LOVE handmade gifts!!! 
This is called a Polish Star Ornament I see me making ALOT in the future.
Here is the Youtube video I followed 
This is a star ornament. With a botton in the simple 
This is a little bag I stamped and stitched together. There are 4 tarts for burning inside 
This is a tag that I was inspired to make by Tim Holtz. I almost kept this myself lol 
What have you been up to???

Saturday, December 4, 2010

Thanksgiving..I know its a little late!

For some reason..the Holidays are getting way ahead of my blog posting :) 

I come from a LARGE family. Wouldn't have it any other way! So this year Thanksgiving was at my house. My aunt and uncle live right behind us, so that made things alot easier. Thanksgiving was always at my grandmas where I grew up and there was LOTS of family. So..I think she would be pleased with us this year.
 I had family over and everyone behaved :) 
This year..I know I am very blessed!
even Molly our pooch posed 
me and hubby..I just love this guy 
the family playing football 
Thank goodness my back porch is long enough to hold everyone :)