Monthly Archives: December 2011

Rose Napkin Ring

In 2010, I made these napkin rings to match my china pattern which was my great grandmother’s china. The pattern is Manor House by Vogue: Governor’s Mansion. I used the Purl bee’s rose pattern from their rose barrette tutorial to … Continue reading

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Santa Claus Themed Dinner

I enjoy planning and implementing themed meals. This year I decided to create a Santa Claus themed meal a few days before Christmas. The dinner party was for 5 adults. Menu Individual Santa Bread: I found this image and tried … Continue reading

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Rockefeller Center Holiday Decorations

I took these photos in December, 2010 when I worked in New York City near Rockefeller Center. 2010 Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Nutcracker on Avenue of the Americas Giant Red Christmas Ornaments Santa dog Minnie & Mickey Radio City

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Redwork Sheep Ornament

In 2005, I made a series of these ornaments for Christmas gifts. I bought paper boxes and painted them to match. Then, I attached a custom sticker to the top of the box. Box for ornament

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Wooden Sheep Ornament

In 2003, I made a series of these wooden sheep ornaments.  Friends let me use some scrap wood and their scroll saw. These turned out very large but I still like them. I used a combination of painting with a … Continue reading

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The Garden of Lights – Brookside Gardens

My family celebrated Thanksgiving at my sister’s home in Maryland. The day after Thanksgiving we visited The Garden of Lights at Brookside Gardens located in Wheaton, MD. It was a warm evening and it was delightful to walk through the … Continue reading

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Christmas Ornament Craft

This year my sister and her husband hosted the family Thanksgiving. I am known as the crafty Aunt and I love doing crafts with my nieces. I planned the craft with inspiration from this and this. Mom and I both … Continue reading

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