Wednesday, November 12, 2008

I Can Do That (I think)

I finished another Christmas present, but I can't show it because it's for someone who reads my blog. I'll show ya all my homemade Christmas gifts sometime after Christmas. How are you doing on your Christmas shopping/crafting?

I've had the Christmas itch for quite awhile now, and it's getting worse. I'm so ready to decorate. I almost changed my blog layout last night to a Christmas themed one. I'll try to wait till a little closer to Thanksgiving at least, but I'm not making any promises.

I would really like to start some Christmas crafts but I haven't come up with any ideas. I looked at Martha, Country Living, and Better Homes and Gardens tonight for some inspiration. I found a couple ornament ideas at BHG that I am planning to try this weekend.

I'm going to try this one, but I am planning to use drapery trim and fringe instead of the felt.

I thought this one was pretty too. Not sure if I'll get any done this weekend though since our "fabric store" is Walmart. I'll see what I can find.


If you're interested in making these yourself, click on the source link for directions.
PS- Thank you to my husband, who not only cleaned today, but also had lots of burning candles waiting for me when I got home tonight. And thank you, thank you for cleaning your side of the bed today. Now I don't have to worry about you breaking your neck when you get out of bed tomorrow :o)
42 days til Christmas


Jodi said...

Those are pretty decorations. I actually am working on a few Christmas presents, not decorations. I'm almost done with a paper mache letter to give to a niece to put on her wall. I just used paint, mod podge, scrapbook paper and an Exacto knife. I'm thinking about some embellishments, but haven't decided on anything yet.

Katie said...

I've got the Christmas itch too! I've been working on some decorations but would love to make some Christmas presents too...if I could find some good ideas.

Darlene said...

I am having to laugh Nicole at your comment....I have no idea why I decided to call my outlets plugs today but plugs were what I called

I am trying to wait till the weekend before Thanksgiving to decorate....but I am chomping at the bit right now. I usually get so caught up in magazines thinking about what all I want to make that I don't make anything :(