Tuesday, December 28, 2010


On Christmas Eve, I lovingly placed these two little women on a rocking chair for my own little women to find the next morning.

In spite of my promise to myself to go to bed early, I decided at the last minute that their sweet little bunkbed needed mattresses and pillows, so out came the flannel and batting...

Margot was delighted to find a new baby to care for.

And both girls were delighted to find that the cats LOVE to nap in the bunk bed!

One thing I wasn't able to create by hand was the red Transformer Jude was dreaming of. Luckily, Santa helped out with that one! The Big Guy didn't come through on the pogo stick Jude requested at 9:00 pm on Christmas Eve; he did, however, write a note to Jude suggesting that he ask for one for his birthday, since pogo sticks are more a summer toy anyway. This seemed to satisfy my little man!

I plan to do one more post on Christmas; then we'll be looking forward to getting through the rest of the winter! I'm in a bit of a creative slump; all that purposeful hand-making before Christmas wore me out! I don't know what to do next...

Of course, I did start a new blog...because I'm not busy enough as it is! You can read my first post at Control Freak, where I examine and plan to challenge the unhealthy patterns I've created in my life. Please sign on as a follower and leave a comment to let me know you were there!


  1. Excited to follow your new blog! 2011 is going to be the same for me. Lots of changes ahead. I am ready to get in control of my life instead of feeling like my life is in control of me.

  2. Beautiful dolls and the bedding makes the gifty so pretty too. I will check the other blog.

  3. What beautiful gifts you created for your girls!

  4. How could your girls NOT love their new babies!? Absolutely adorable. And I'm looking forward to your new blog!! Lots of changes in the works for me too...

  5. My girls would love those bunk beds for their sweet wee ones! As they sleep in bunks themselves.

    On my resolution list -- start sewing!

    Namaste, Nicole

  6. Is there anything more beautiful than the things we craft ourselves? Your dear girls will love their babies when they are our age.


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