Sunday, December 21, 2008

Too much fun

I love these wonderful papers by Making Memories. My friend, Linda, gave them to me for Christmas among tons of other things. She drew my name last year for our Stocking Pal Exchange and she went way beyond! and I am glad! lol
Linda owns Hilltop Memories and for information on getting these papers, you can contact her at

I've had the chipboard shape (by Sunday International) for a couple of years now. There are small holes as she is meant to hold earrings etc. I covered those, purchased the hat at the craft store and went to town! I added Stickles to the paper to jazz her up a tad and free handed the shoes! This brings a smile to me!

Happy Holidays to all!

Monday, December 15, 2008

Victorian Stroll in Tarpon Springs

The evening of our Stocking Pals Exchange, my little town was holding a Victorian Stroll through our Mayberry-like downtown. Our downtown is mostly, but not all, antique stores and lovely ones at that. I invited anyone from the group to join those of us staying at my house for the Stroll and it was lovely.

I had to post some of the pictures I took as the stores and their owners had gone all out. These are such lovely vintage things, so precious to someone long ago and maybe far away. I long to rescue them all, take them home and give them sanctuary. Alas, both space and income prohibit this. And, I have so many of my grandmother's lovelies that to acquire more would be almost selfish, right?

I did get some fantastic ideas this space! lol

Happy holidays to all my Vintage Pals!

Sunday, December 7, 2008

My second reveal for KnK

I used the oh so pretty papers and a HoHoHo wooden sign I found in a dollar bin to make this. It matches the ornaments I made a short time ago and also a banner I made using a mitten shape for decor in the guest room. Also, see my main blog for a sneak peak at the little Snowman luminary I made for KnK's 12 Days of Holiday Gift Giving. You can get the full directions by going to the new knk blog (

As always, many thanks for looking!

Wednesday, December 3, 2008

Holiday Gifts

I've become addicted to these floating frames and all the wonderful holiday things you can make with them! The directions will be going up on the Kit n Kaboodle blog ( very soon so I won't list them here. Besides, I want you to visit the blog and see what the rest of the DT is up to...Pam and Chris' projects for the DT's 12 Days of Holiday Gift Giving are already posted with directions and they are both absolutely darling and doable.

So, I'll put my teaser here and you can see how to do it (very very easy)by visiting the KnK blog.