Sunday, January 1, 2012

HAPPY NEW YEAR AND A FINAL LOOK AT CHRISTMAS 2011

Hope each of you had a safe New Years Eve!!  Don and I hit the thrift store to check it out.  I haven't been out much this past week, been very under the weather. Actually thought I might be coming down with flu for a while. Ached all over and all I wanted to do was go to bed.  Flu never did develope (thank you Lord).
  We didn't do a whole lot of decorating for Christmas but I thought I would share some pics before we pack every thing up til next year.
This is a little tree (3 1/2 feet) I picked up at a yard sale a bunch of years ago.  It is sitting on a very old trunk I found at a thrift store, the large bottom tree skirt I traded 2 aprons to an elderly lady at a craft show atleast 20 yrs ago.
I couldn't resist the cat (Aunt Mary gave it to Mother when she was in the hospital one time). Weighs a ton but is so very life like.
We decorated the mantle with odds and ends, a string of lights and some cedar cut from a tree in the yard. It smelled so good.  Don bought the 3 wise men in the center to go one the mantle. They are really beautiful.

I guess that is about all.  Got to get ready for church.  I can't wait to get started on Crazy Quilt Journal Project. I have been visiting each of the blogs on the participant list just to get to know them.  I have seen some really beautiful stitching.  It is going to be a challenge to keep up with these folks.  It will also be fun.  I will keep you posted.

Happy New Year to each of you.

God's Blessings on each of you.

Mary



2 comments:

Cheryl said...

What a beautiful tree :-) I would love to have a large faux cat like that I'll have to keep my eye out for one!

Stitching By A Cornish Sea Shore said...

Hello Mary,

Thank you for following my blog, I have enjoyed my visit to yours and look forward to reading future posts.

Kind regards

Nicola x