- Merry Christmas!!
Merry Christmas from my family to yours!! We are especially grateful this year for this new stocking that we get to hang up. (I blogged about how I embroidered these with our names last year here) Our Christmas card that we sent out this year:Hope that wherever you are, whatever you are doing, that you have ...(Read more)
- Baby’s First Christmas Keepsake Ornament
Since this is Skylar’s very first Christmas, she made a special ornament to commemorate her first year. I took a clear glass ornament and stamped her little handprint on it with acrylic paint. After the paint dried, I took off the top and stuffed in the hospital ankle bands that she wore at hospital when ...(Read more)
- Hand Embroidered Christmas Stockings and MERRY CHRISTMAS!!!
Merry Christmas, my friends!!!!! Here are my family’s Christmas stockings hung up and ready to be stuffed with goodies tonight: I bought these white cable knit stockings from Target last year for $14 each but never got a chance to hang them up since we were in San Diego/Vegas last Christmas. Luckily, I had the foresight to ...(Read more)
- Girly Felt Christmas Ornaments!
I finally finished!! I thought I was way ahead of the game and started sewing these felt Christmas ornaments for Zoey in OCTOBER but it took so long that I finally finished the last one yesterday. Whew! Just in time for the week of Christmas! Cutting it a little close. I almost gave up halfway through. I wanted ...(Read more)
- Gold and Silver Leaf Ornaments
Yesterday, I shared how I had Zoey decorate some Christmas ornaments for our Christmas tree with silver and gold acrylic paint and some tips I had for painting with a toddler. I bought a bunch of the same ceramic ornaments for myself to decorate, too, because why should the 2 year old have all the ...(Read more)
- Ornament Painting…with a Toddler!
I always thought I’d be one of those moms who were super active and creative, always coming up with fun activities to engage her children’s imaginations and teaching them through interactive, hands-on learning experiences. I thought I would be one of those upbeat, high energy moms who never seem to tire and come up with ...(Read more)
- Merry Christmas! From My Family to Yours!
Hi everyone!! MERRY CHRISTMAS!!! Jeff, Zoey and I want to wish you a very happy holiday season! Hope that you are all having fun and making wonderful memories this time of year. Thank you SO much for reading my blog this past year. I know there are so many other blogs out there, ...(Read more)
- Simple Handprint Ornaments
The Christmas tree at my parents’ house still has ornaments hanging on it that my siblings and I made in elementary school. Somehow they have made it through all these years and it’s so fun to take them out of storage and hang them on the tree year after year. While I love sparkly, beautiful, ...(Read more)
- Ribbon Christmas Tree Bunting
It’s the most wonderful time of the year!! Hope you all are enjoying this beautiful season! I especially miss New England this time of year because I have so many beautiful memories of white Christmases, snowy evenings with mugs of hot chocolate and bundling up in scarves and gloves to iceskate on frozen ponds. ...(Read more)
- Merry Christmas From Our Family to Yours!
Jeff, baby Zoey and I would like to wish you all a very very Merry Christmas!! Wherever you are, whatever you are doing, I hope you are having a wonderful day! After driving 450 miles from SF to southern California with our 6 week old newborn and our every crevice of our SUV crammed with baby stuff ...(Read more)
- A New Addition to Our Christmas Ornament Collection
Jeff and I collect Christmas ornaments where ever we travel, its kinda our thing. With all our travels in 2011, we’ve accumulated quite a stash from this past year alone! I think it’ll be fun years down the road when we can decorate a Christmas tree full of ornaments that we’ve gathered from our trips ...(Read more)
- Unveiling Our 2011 Christmas Cards!
Ever since I was little, I loved writing and sending Christmas cards!!! I was that weird child in high school that was handing out Christmas cards to my friends, even though I rarely got one in return at that age. In college, I looked forward to writing Christmas cards, it meant putting off studying for ...(Read more)
- Wedding Memory Capsule Christmas Ornament
I got this idea from my friend Esther’s awesome blog! She saved and dried some of the flower arrangements from her wedding and encased them in a glass Christmas ornament. Genius, I say!! I didn’t have the the forethought to save and dry the flower arrangements from our wedding, but I did have a bunch ...(Read more)
- Yarn Wrapped Letter Christmas Ornament
(Hey guys! I’m on a flight to Taiwan right now!! I can’t wait to see my hubby! I haven’t seen Jeff in over 1.5 weeks, this is the longest we have been apart since we got married!) It’s the most wonderful time of the year! I saw an ornament similar to this at Anthropologie a few ...(Read more)
- Glass Etched Christmas Ornaments
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! Since we aren’t getting a Christmas tree this year, I’m trying to get creative and decorate our apartment all festively in other ways. Besides hanging up the stockings that I made, I also put out a few bowls of Christmas ornaments. Since I tend to gravitate towards ...(Read more)
- Our Christmas Stockings
The holidays are my FAVORITE time of the year! I can’t help getting into the Christmas spirit!! I’m a total sucker for mall decorations, red and green candy and Christmas carols. It gets me giddy with joy! Jeff and I have a few traditions that we have started: we always fly somewhere and celebrate Christmas ...(Read more)