Archive for December, 2008

Hobby Hump day- Bike Basket

Piper Ann and Oliver got these really awesome bikes from their grandpa for an early Christmas present.

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They rode them in small circles around the garage eventhough it was like 3 degrees outside.

Piper Ann was trying to balance a little makeup bag full of who knows what on the back step and it kept falling off. So, I whipped up this little bag that velcros around the seat.

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Now the makeup bag doesn’t fall off when she makes her hairpin turns!

After the holidays I might try to make one for the front that a baby doll can sit in.

I hope you all have a very wonderful Christmas!

December 24, 2008 at 3:33 am 3 comments

Twas a Few Days Before Christmas…

…And mama in her kerchief and I in my cap, Had just settled down for a long winters nap…

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December 22, 2008 at 10:43 pm 1 comment

Nutcracker

My blogless friend Deanna took this Nutcracker…
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And turned it into this…
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I absolutely love the flower on her hat.

I wanted to title this post…”He had the surgery!, or “The hormones are working” but she’s too cute to use crude humor.

December 22, 2008 at 2:37 am 1 comment

Hobby Humpday- The Table, Revisited

So last week I showed you the beginning stages of Piper Ann’s table. You can completely disregard that. I ended up not liking where it was going and ripped the whole thing apart.

Here is my new and much better finished table. I think it turned out so cute. I know she’s going to love it. Hopefully Modge Podge is pretty durable!

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I used 5 different papers and used them as petals for the flowers and on the backs of the chairs and the apron of the chairs.
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I used the paper on the apron of the table sort of as a patchwork. I love how it turned out.
Hopefully she will too. Too bad Santa will get all the credit!
Leave me a comment if you want to play along.
Stay tuned for some editing to this post. My friend Deanna made the cutest Nutcracker I have to share with you.

December 17, 2008 at 4:26 am 6 comments

Hobby Humpday

I’m trying for a handmade holiday, but its stressing me out a little bit. We’ll see how far I get with it.

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I made a reusable grocery bag for Nathan’s teacher.

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I also made this matching pouch.

Hopefully she’ll like it! It sure beats something with wooden apples on it!

Now you can play

December 10, 2008 at 3:27 pm 3 comments

17 Days Until Christmas…

…and this is what my living room and dining room look like.

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I’m stressing just a smidge!

December 9, 2008 at 2:20 am 2 comments

Twas a Few Weeks Before Christmas

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The child was nestled all snug in his bed, while visions of Toys R Us danced in his head.

December 5, 2008 at 1:49 pm 5 comments

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