Forgetting our grocery bags last week turned out to be a good thing, although you might not have believed it if you happened to have spotted some wildly dramatic lady in the parking lot last week letting out an exhausted d word when she realized she had forgotten them...again....
But thankfully for the good of her saintly children :) she managed to pull it together, embrace her imperfection (and abundance of paper bags), and put a few bags to work. We are making ornaments this year for presents, and these angels are the latest. They take no time at all, and can be made with things that you probably already have around the house.
Then we flipped them around so the design side was in, and Maddy took over with the sewing:
Oh, and PS, a little gloating--I won my first ever giveaway!!!! I checked out Ally's blog, last night just before going to bed, and I couldn't believe it! I was so excited I couldn't sleep...which absolutely exhausted Rich was extra thrilled about. I kept telling him, "I won something!! I won something!!! I WON something!!!" I think the light fixture is really cool...Rich shared my excitedment for about 2 seconds before showing him the picture, to which he responded "It looks like a wigwam"--total buzz kill Rich! The girls like it though, so I least I have someone to share my excitement :)
Totally sweet craft and I would love to do that with my niece someday, because that is the one thing my son has no patience for...crafts!ReplyDelete
And sooooo happy for you that you won that light fixture!!!! Don't listen to your man, it's gorgeous! I've never won anything either, so I totally understand your enthusiasm!
These are truly brilliant and gorgeous!!! So glad you forget your reusable bags...will you cover your tree with them?
You are not going to believe this, but I won something today too. I won an organic wool scarf from Readymade and I just had to share with you right away.
Congratulations, Leah! I think half the blog world is jealous right now. I LOVE that chandelier - wigwam or not. Your husband sounds a lot like mine. :) Congrats again and happy holidays!ReplyDelete
I love the ornaments, Leah...! You are so talented and creative, you. Everything you come up with ends up looking exquisite - and so much more meaningful than store-bought stuff. I love these. Just beautiful.ReplyDelete
And congrats on winning! I'll have to go check out the chandelier - I am sure it's beautiful.
I love these little angels! Gorgeous! Thank you!ReplyDelete
Congratulations on the give away! x
Wishing you a Merry Christmas. Have just launched my final post for the year (incl a give away). Will sign off now to enjoy Sydney summer and some time with my family.
All the best for 2011!
Ooooh You lucky Christmas elf, you...love the wigwam,er,light! But love the little angel creating angels even more!!ReplyDelete
Merriest of Merry Christmases to you and the buzzkill!
hanks for ones marvelous posting! I really enjoyed reading it, you could be a great author.ReplyDelete
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