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Thursday, December 13, 2007

It's Snowing, It's Snowing . . .

. . . so shouldn't an old man be snoring? Oh, no, that's a totally different thing! :) It actually is snowing and boy is it coming down! It's supposed to be really bad between 4:00 and 6:00 p.m. so, boy howdy, am I glad I'm not working at the moment or I'd be stuck in an awful commute! :) Phew!

Today is Jay's birthday. He's 22! My daughter told me I was too young to have a son that old. Yeah, I think she wants me to turn her cell phone back on, but I saw right through that little ploy of hers! :) LOL Nonetheless, she's RIGHT! ;)

I did get our Christmas tree up and it's a live one!! Here is a picture of our tree. I'm posting one that I took at night, cause it looks prettier and it needs all the help I can give it in that department because I can't find the angel topper, garland and all the white ornaments! I'm just glad I could get a tree up! :) The ornaments are light pink and a hotter pink with a pearl finish. These are new. I did buy them last year, but didn't get to hang them on that tree. I was able to find some large silk poinsettias in shades of red and white and a large gold ribbon bow. I'm using the bow as our topper and I used the poinsettias as "fillers" for the tree.

I also managed to mail out 60 Christmas cards! I need to quit making friends! LOL Tomorrow, I call my mom and find out what she thought of the card I made for her. I'm scared! Seriously!

Well, I've been super busy finishing up altered items for gift giving. I have but a few more things to finish and I'll be all done! This crazy guy I know actually asked me if I could alter 14 wooden pocketbooks by Christmas. OK, I said he was crazy! :) LOL I should try to do so, because the money makes it really tempting; however, isn't this time of year supposed to be stress-free? Or is that just an elusive dream someone was wishing on me? LOL Anyway, I told him I didn't think I could do the pocketbooks, but maybe some journals. I made this one for a friend and he's "thinking" about it. Jeez, I hope he decides soon and doesn't decide to wait until Christmas Eve to tell me he wants the journals! LOL

Supplies: The Paper Collection - Vintage and unknown script paper; cardstock; ScrapGoods and TAC stamps; ribbon; Ranger embossing ink and powder; Colorbox inks

11 comments:

  1. The holidays should be stressfree huh?

    I love your tree...it looks so warm and cozy there!! Enjoy the snow!!

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  2. Hehehe! I don't see what you can't do that?! Sounds familar to me too! :) Great project!! TFS!

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  3. Your tree looks fab, I'm hoping to persuade hubby to put ours up this weekend. Enjoy the snow, we very rarely get any

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  4. Gorgeous Christmas tree. We don't have ours up yet either. But it has to wait until the babies stay home for the holiday break. They'd have it tore down in a heartbeat! Not gonna happen here! Enjoy the SNOW!

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  5. The tree is beautiful!! The journals look great I hope he said yes!

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  6. Pretty tree. I miss the first snow of the year but not to worry my daughter kept me posted on the snow they got yesterday so I could envision it and not shovel it..lol

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  7. I love your little Christmas tree!! It is so pretty!! I never did get a picture posted of mine, maybe I'll have to do that. I absolutely LOVE the journal!!! It is sooooo pretty!! I LOVE LOVE the stamps you used!! The color combo with the pink, black & white is perfect!! (this crazy guy I know)-LOL- you are such a nut!!
    Smiles!
    Heidi

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