Monday, December 19, 2011

A few Christmas crafts over the years......

 One of my favorite crafts is to make Christmas wreaths
out of vintage bits and baubles. This was one I made this year....
 along with this one....
 Mimi and I embellished this one a little more this year....
 I love the old bottle brush wreaths I used to sell these
a lot in the store.....
 here are two that I kept.....
 This was my first wreath I made years ago
and sold a few in the store....
 I found the pink branches at the thrift store this year
 and added them in.....
 The little angels always make me smile......

Its snowing a little today kind of gray and overcast but in the 30's
so were having great weather. 
The kids and I went for a almost 3 mile walk today to burn off all the 
Holiday eating as of late and George made it the whole way, I was very impressed
with our little man.....
I hope your week is going well also!


25 comments:

  1. What a wonderful blog, I love your enamelware!
    xx
    julie

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  2. You are quite a good crafter, those all turned out very nice...love your collections of angels! xo

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  3. Oh looks so festive. Gorgeous execution, love MiMi's work. It certainly is a time of year when you can never have too much Glitter.
    Adore that window display with the red & white accents, stunning!! Love Posie

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  4. Your wreaths are so pretty Heidi. I especially like the one you made this year, love the pink. Diane

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  5. I LOVE IT!!!!!!SOOOOOO MUCH :-))

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  6. Sei bravissima!!!Sono una piu' bella dell'altro con colori e soggetti come piacciono a me!Baci,Rosetta

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  7. so fab to get out all those memories every year :)
    and walks in the snow sound just perfect x x x x

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  8. I love all those white vases with the red flowers. Looks really good!

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  9. Pure joy...love love those wreaths..and you have snow!!! Joy joy joy.
    Wishing you a very Blessed Christmas dear one. xoxoxo

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  10. Gorgeous wreaths, love all the colours.

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  11. Hi Heidi,

    Love your wreaths and Christmas decorations past!

    Much love,

    Madelief x

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  12. Wow your wreath's are gorgeous and so pretty and colourful and such fun to ;-) Love them. I made mine a few years ago its silver and has white butterflies on but this time i added some blue sparkle flowers to ;-)) I may not have time to pop over again so have a wonderful christmas and thank you so much for your lovely comments, dee x

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  13. Hej Heidi I love your wreaths. I show you a big one from Supergoof (Ingrid) in the Netherlands.
    It's not only for Christmas.
    http://supergoof-quilts.blogspot.com/2011/12/supergoof-krans.html
    Have a nice day, lieve groetjes

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  14. Good grief, am in luuuuurve with your wreaths!!!! All of them, so pwetty, such a fab idea using all the lovely nick nacs and vintage finds......
    Nattie x

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  15. week is going splendidly (thanks for asking) and almost running to its rather appealing end : holidays! the bottle brush wreaths mesmerize me!...
    and lady heidi? you have a house filled with wreaths, haven't you?
    n♥

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  16. Lots of lovely festive eye candy........just what I needed after doing battle with a very large christmas cake and about a ton of roll out icing............I'll get there!

    A very Merry Christmas to you and your family Heidi. x

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  17. cool
    yule
    kitsch
    creations
    happy christmas
    mrs 'h'
    x
    ...

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  18. I love them all!!! I'm going to make one today...now just to find some old goodies!!!!
    Chris :o)

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  19. Love your crafts - and the colours!! A very merry Christmas to you and your fam. :)

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  20. So adorable! Merry Christmas to you and your family! Liz

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