Thursday, December 24, 2015
Sunday, December 13, 2015
Back in September, I blogged about making the Anna
Costume for Callie [my granddaughter]. I promised
photos..[My daughter just now sent them to me.. Better
late than never,ha]
|My Sweet Callie as Anna|
|Emily and Callie|
I made Emily's last year.
|It was Spirit week at school, and I also|
made them each another costume.
It was alot of sewing going on that week.. but the
girls had a lot of fun and were happy with the
Tuesday, December 8, 2015
|Entry way - view from the kitchen|
|Entry Way View from the living room|
|Coffee Table... Wonder who hung them|
candy canes on the hurricane lamp?
I bet Judy did, so she can sneak one occasionally.
[it use to be full.lol]
|Ceramic plate/platter... my newest find...|
from Hobby Lobby..It was 50% off. I just
|Nativity scene and the candy cane story|
on my other end table. The house is
smelling alot like Chrismas with the cinnamon
candle holder burning.
Friday, December 4, 2015
|Table in its Festive Time.|
|This beautiful Santa Claus Tray, was|
given to me by my daughter, several years
|Ginger bread houses [boxes with tops, from|
I made these from a fabric by Susan Winget.
I love all the things with the truck/car loaded
with the Christmas tree..[Which I discovered from Lisa.
Thank you Lisa.].
|Table... I added the little candy cane bucket , full|
of candy canes.. [Things are subject to change, I think
it is on a china cabinet now.ha]
Please come by and visit , I will be sharing more Christmas decorating. I will be doing a swag for my entry way.
I am working on a Christmas bathroom..........hummmmmm...
wonder will it happen , before Christmas????lol
Pray each of you are having a wonderful week, and enjoying\
the prep work of Christmas.. And most of all remembering
Our Wonderful Lord on this special Holiday.
Thursday, December 3, 2015
|Merry Christmas Plaid Pillow Cover|
[Remember the Thanksgiving pillow I did
and filled with plastic bags? Well, this is
the same pillow.. I just made a new cover..
Who doesn't love plaids at Christmas?
|Christmas truck loaded with its tree.. This|
is a Susan Winget fabric.. I found the fabric
on ebay.. Just had to make a pillow. It is filled
with old poly from an old pillow.
How the Grinch Stole Christmas.. Made for
a little one.. [she always watches the cartoon,and
now will have her favorite pillowcase to lounge
around and watch the show... fun!!]
Monday, November 23, 2015
Happy Thanksgiving to Each of You
How are your preparations going? I had a sweet friend
email me, and she ask the question? Wonder will the
turkey be thawed??? hummmm, So many prepartions
to get done before the special day arrives..
Note... I will be cooking , and taking food to my daughter's
house..We have our house up for sale, and it is easier
to move the mess/crowd to her bigger house.lol
Here is my list:
Menu---Turkey and Dressing
Sweet potato Casserole
Green Bean Casserole
Sister Shubert Rolls
Pecan pies x 2
Daughter is doing chocolate cake for the kiddos.
Turkey is out of the freezer , in the refrigerator [Deedy,
it is hard as a rock, I do , wonder....will it be thawed?ha]
Corn bread [for dressing] is cooked and in the freezer.
Onions/celery needs to be chopped.
Shopping list has been bought. [no last minute runs to the
Tuesday-- I will clean the house, mop, clean bathrooms,etc.
Wednesday- I will start the baking ..[son and family
will be here that day and spend the night... I will put
on a big pot of chili in the crockpot for supper]
All in all, it is coming together.. But most important of all
is to remember, God gives us so much to be thankful for.
Keeping us all safe and in His loving hands is awesome!!
Pray you all have a blessed Thanksgiving..
Thursday, November 19, 2015
|Embroidered Table Runner|
|Angel costumes- 4|
I have made 25 this year, thus far.. Lots of
cute little angels looking forward to their
Christmas plays. What a blessing this is
Hope your having a great week.
Monday, October 19, 2015
|Finished Pillow.. So easy|
Pumpkin ribbon [choose any fall ribbon you like]
Black gingham check from stash [ 1 yard]
Walmart plastic bags [free] for stuffing.
|The pillow insert . I cut two 10 1/2 in squares .|
Sewed all way around it, leaving a space open to
insert my plastic bags. Turn right side out. Iron.
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
|Last year, during School Spirit Week, my oldest|
granddaughter, [Emily],ask me to make her the Elsa
costume from the movie, Frozen.. Do you remember
me fussing, and complaining about the glitter??
This year, her little sister [Callie]went into high school [9 th grade]. Spirit week is upon us again.. and this year was another
Disney Day. so............... I got that sweet little call that ask
me to make her an Ana from Frozen costume. Well..
of course , I said Yes!!! Who could resist??? Emily will be
Elsa the sister again, and Callie will be Anna. I have the
dress almost completed. [Lots of embroidery work...time..time
consuming.. which I dont have ,ha]. I need to get the cape and capelet cut out..
Also, making some Biblical Costumes for Different churches and schools.. This is such a blessing for me.
The work on our house has slowed as I sew costumes.. Nice
to sit at the sewing machine ..
Have a blessed day. and Happy sewing to each of you.
Tuesday, September 22, 2015
|My New Fall Wreath|
note: click on photos for a better view.
|Gathering the supplies to re-do an old wreath|
into a fall wreath.. Plus-- spray painting
a styroform pumpkin to decorate.[Found the
pumpkin at a junk store for 50 cents]
|After painting my 50 cents find.. I took some|
orange and black ric rack trim, and some small
pumpkin ribbon to put on it.
Sunday, September 6, 2015
|Amy Grace- [Almost 11 yrs old]|
|Ashlee Gail [almost 11 yrs old]|
|Twin Granddaughters.. I think I am getting a|
thumbs up!!! Aren't They Sweet girls?
Saturday, August 22, 2015
|Curtain for Bathroom [at the old house we|
are fixing up]
It is a Berry Red /White stripe, with a red/white
NOTE: Click on photos to enlarge.
|Used the left over fabric to make a matching|
Thursday, June 25, 2015
|Nurse's Red Cross Apron|