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Thursday, December 9, 2010

TweAkinG, and DeCoRaTinG...aNd WhAt I haVe BeeN uP tO..;)

Good Thursday morning everyone!!!! this week has flown by again..the holidays seem to do that don't week I am baking up a storm to get holiday goodies done..gotta get some sewing projects done and out the door..two blogging gals are waiting..and I have to get christmas gifts made and out the door too.;) the photo above is a cute little fireplace screen that I purchased some years back..I did make a few of these to sell..and this one is going up in my would make a cute "tree surround" too..
I made these cute little prim wax ornaments..they too will be listed in my etsy site shortly..
this is what I am working on in the evenings..I started this last night...all with using my Sizzix diecuts...pretty cool huh? there are going to be decorative beads on the skates and maybe on the trees to look like lights..i will get his listed on my etsy site too..
I got this idea from sugar pie farmhouse..she had milk jars filled with salt and put in candy canes..:) so I thought I would give my hand a try at it. you will love this gals house..I so would love to live there.. you will love love love her home.;)
and here is an antique jar filled with salt and candy canes..I love the crispness of the colors..
I finally used my new table cloth that I purchased from Tammy...I love this table cloth..this is how I set the table for my company the other day..;) little felt holly napkin silver and red charger and red goblets to drink from..I love how this turned out..
well with all those electric candles that I got from Factory direct (remember 4 were free) I seen this idea on someone elses I took stained cheesecloth and wire and a grapevine start and wrapped it up and put a hanger on it..can you see my little vintage gingerbread cookie cutters..I found a home for them on Carols rack..I love this thing..:)
another candle hanging from my blanket crane..also from Carol of firecracker kid..I love her stuff..and I hope I win her giveaway..;)
This is the stocking I made for Tammy to go with her others..this is for Luke..the other side is red, white and blue..( I lost alot of pictures in my "blog" folder) have no idea where they you will have to stop by Tammys when she posts it to see Lukes stocking hanging up with the rest.;)
and speaking of winning giveaways!!! I won these little cuties today from Crafty Stitchers giveaway they had..I was their 4th day winner.;)they are doing 12 days of giveaways.;)..they will be finding a place on my tree when they arrive..Well we are getting more rain as we fact we lost power again yesterday for 1-1/2 I got some patterns prepared so I can get making some cute snowmen...Well that is it for me today..tomorrow I will share the outside decorating with you all...I hope you are enjoying your day and staying nice and toasty where ever you are!! welcome to my newest followers...:>) have a great day everyone.;)


  1. So many goodies/cuties!
    I really like the candle with the cheesecloth, cute idea!
    enjoy the day,

  2. Love all your tweaking and decorating!! Your candles look great!!

  3. Your table is so festive & inviting. What times dinner? great photos. Blessings!

  4. Hi Gina,

    I spy an old and worn whisk broom ! That is so adorable !

    Love the candy canes in the jar.. Candy canes just scream Christmas !

    Neat fireplace screen !

    Love your table all set up for Christmas.. I will be right over ! LOL ..what's for dinner !

    I also have a vintage table cloth on my breakfast room table ! I should take a picture of it.


  5. Just sitting here drooling on the keyboard, LOL, I love the stocking for Luke and that tree skirt!!! Those wax ornaments are out of this world, such detail and what a great idea for those candle lights, those are my favorite;) Hope you are snug and warm, we are digging out but I did get to town:)

  6. Very nice Gina!! Love the candles and that stocking is adorable!!

  7. Gina, thanks for the picture advice, I gave it a try and I think that was my problem.

    I want to come for dinner at your pretty table and thanks for sharing the salt in the jar idea. It looks neat...


  8. Been catching up on your posts! Love your decorations! Saw the post about Christmas in the Country...remembered seeing the pumpkin head snowman. And the ONE prim booth...I bought a few things from her. One of her fat round Santa sitters and a snowman. Now I'm headed over to check out those ornies on your Etsy site! ~~Annie

  9. When I was a kid we used to decorate all through the house...I'm so happy that there are folks like you Gina who still do...your home is fantastic!

  10. I love the jars of candy canes. I think I will try it with the artificial snow that comes in bags. Love your candles!

  11. Hi Gina,
    Everything looks so wonderfully festive!!
    Your table setting looked wonderful. That tablecloth looks so good in there.
    Thanks for sharing.

    Take Care,

  12. Love all your tweaking and decorating! I'm busy with the same here.......just don't know where the time is flying and if I'll ever finish! Love your table .....pretty and festive!