This and that between Christmas and New Years

I received my snowflake postcards from Terry and Anita:


Thank you ladies! I would like to exchange postcards in 2015 so if you are interested in exchanging please let me know!

I did my monthly hexagon count;


Not as many as usual but hey, my hexies are fillers and to do in between projects and I did have a busy December! Now look closely at the top of the picture…yes a wooden caddy ;). What quilter, crafter cannot resist caddies and containers. It matches a floor standing one I have (perfect beside my sewing machine.


And my collection of kona fabric…each time I receive a shipment I receive an inspiration photo…I post it. I am such a visual person!


Well time to work on my Grand Illusions!


December 24th


And here are all 24 of them….there is room for the 25th….


Off to an evening with family, food, gift-giving and togetherness!

It’s my birthday…

…and I’ll hang three if I want to, three if I want to, three if I want to… 😉


Jen made me three mittens because she didn’t like how they were turning out so I am hanging all three. I am partial to the blue one though.

Yesterday I hosted a gingerbread house party:




Such fun! It has been a few years since I stopped doing this but I had a special request. I think that my mil had the most fun!

December 20 and Christmas is almost here!


Over the last month I have been collecting sequins and confetti. It all started with my fabric snowflake postcard. I have found quite a bit at the local Dollarama and the local craft store had some festive ones. Yesterday I went to the store in the college and wow, they had the perfect “gift box” confetti ( in the little round containers). I was trying to figure out how to organize this newest obsession and looked up….my husband had brought these plastic containers home during the summer. I kept them. Now they are fulfilling their purpose.


The plan for these is too use them in my postcards.



Now to finish cleaning the house because I am expecting a houseful of children and adults…to make gingerbread houses! They are ready to be built…Miniature houses.