The Glenn Miller Orchestra recorded a Christmas CD a few years ago that has been playing for the last ten days in my playroom! I turn the tunes on and pull out the vintage papers, magazines and ephemera and don't come up for air till dinner! Well, there was a trip to the thrift store and more job hunting but that's just little stuff.
Remember the bare branches of my metal tree? I had a vision and I made it a reality with about $1.50 worth of silver garland! I do love those silver 1960s tinsel trees, Little Grama got one (at the time I thought it was hideous!) but it was gone from her attic when the treasures were divided. So...here's my version. It will be the perfect spot for vintage ornaments. Let's start with some snowballs and just go from there, shall we?
While huddled at the craft table I have created more paper crafts than I thought myself possible! I started with this WW II themed banner that is now hanging on a measuring tape (what else!?) on the wall. Five year old grandson arrived last week, took a look at the papers and garnishes and said, "Hey! Last time it was Halloween and now it's Christmas in here!"
I finished the Whitman's Candy Sampler ornament exchange boxes and headed straight into my binders of vintage cards and haven't been back to greet you for two weeks! Not intentionally, the laptop needs a part to connect to the network. Technical difficulties! After Mr. Wonderful ordered the gizmo I thought it would just be a couple of days... Well, wait till you see what I've been making, this is the TIP of the iceberg!
Merry Christmas Imaginary Friends!