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!
And here are all 24 of them….there is room for the 25th….
Off to an evening with family, food, gift-giving and togetherness!
So much fun! Choosing christmas fabric to go with mitten!
And back to basics:
I prepped my December swap hexagons and when I sit and relax I hex. So much busyness these days. I wonder why?
My quilting and teaching pal surprised me with these cute ornements, postcard, créative mug rug and quilting calendar! She has really been quitting up a storm. The ornaments are on my tree and I am using the mug rug as I write! Thank you Maria C.
Here is today’s mitten:
Don’t you love this modern material?
…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!
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.
And here they are now:
Notice the wreath in the middle? Jennifer made that for me too! Half inch hexies! Thank you so much. And just to motivate you because it motivates me:
This is why I teach! These are this semester’s batch of Six-Word Memoirs! I have so many ideas for them, do you have any suggestions?