Monday, November 30, 2009

Merry merry merry…

26 days till Christmas!!!  I can’t wait!  Christmas is one of my favorite holidays…I love being able to spend time with family and celebrate the Reason for the Season.  I love all the smells of Christmas, the lights, the happy giggles, and anticipation of Christmas morning!  We do a lot to prepare for this special day.  We make salt dough ornaments, decorate the tree, make cards to send to family and friends, and so much more.

At my last Stamping Sunday yesterday we made some Christmas cards and a ornament gift card holder.  It was a bitter sweet day.  I have enjoyed being a Close To My Heart Consultant, but the time has come to move on.  I enjoyed sharing my creativity and joy with all who came.  We used

Here is what we created…


Gift card holder…I’ve saw these on Splitcoast.



Recipe: circles cut out using Cricut, SU tab punch, Holly leaf punch, circle punch, silver elastic, CTMH Christmas Melodies & Holiday Trinkets,White, Cranberry , Crème  Brulee and Topiary paper, Cranberry and Basic Black ink, Christmas Red stickles.

Card #1…We used the snowflake from Holiday Trinkets to create the wreath.



Recipe: CTMH Holiday Trinkets & Grown with Love (for the berries), Sand, Olive, Chocolate, White papers, DP from Back Country, SU ribbon, Christmas Red stickles, Topiary, Olive & Basic Black ink.


Card #2…We added dimensional to make this tree pop!



Recipe: CTMH Holiday Trinkets & Evergreen, Crème Brulee, White, and Chocolate papers, Basic Black & Olive ink, red ribbon from craft store, foam dots.

Abi meets Abby Cadabby

The day after Thanksgiving we went to Sesame Live “When Elmo Grows Up”.  But we didn’t go to see Elmo we went to see Abby Cadabby!!!  My Abbers loves loves loves Abby Cadabby!  She had such a great time!  She was so excited and was about to come out of her skin with excitement!!!


Can you see her EXCITEMENT!!!


Even Abby Cadabby needed some refreshement.



The show is about to start…DSC05796 Abby Cadabby and ZoeDSC05835




Abby Cadabby!!!


It was Awesome!!


Some little known facts about Abi and Abby Cadabby:

They both Share the same birthday October 21st.

Their favorite colors are pink!

They both love the song “Itsy Bitsy Spider”