Saturday, November 23, 2013

I'm not really lost

WOW - just looked at the date on my last post.  I know it's been a while, but didn't think it was that long!!!   I've been busy and my poor craft room has missed me.  I've been to Las Vegas, San Diego, Seattle, Maine & New York and back to San Diego & New York since then along with a Caribbean Cruise a couple of weeks ago.  AND - not done yet - back to NYC for our early Christmas with the kids the beginning of Dec.  YIKES!!!

Anyway - have a few things to post in the CAS mode to get back into the swing.

To start, here are a couple of Christmas ornaments and/or package decorations that I did last week.

 
This one is a take on the 2012 SU Christmas catalog cover... the center is a silk poinsettia.
 
 

Here's take 2 - this one was using glimmer cardstock from Recollections and a Prima flower for the center that's sprayed with shimmer mist and the edges are dredged in Sparkling Snow glitter.
 
 


 
These ornaments were made using the Spellbinder's Ornament Dies from a couple of years back - one with regular cardstock and the other with glimmer cardstock... they're fun and easy to make.  The tops are buttons from SU.
 
Hope you enjoyed these.
Back soon - really!!!
 
 
ps...  here's a quick overview of a teeny bit of my summer
 
 
 
NYC - from the cruise ship
 


Charlie & Sam at the playground
 
 

 
The Mayan ruins at Tulum, Mexico
 
 
7 Mile Beach in Grand Cayman
 
 
 
Mt Rainier, Washington
 
 



 

 
Scenes from my class reunion in Maine in August..
 
 


Cousins & Aunt in Camden, Maine
 
 
Our little gremlins dressed up for Halloween

 

 
Coronado with my sister (San Diego)
 
That's a little overview of my summer...

 


4 comments:

  1. Wow Brenda. That is a lot of running! Great photos, thanks for sharing. The ornaments and package decorations are stunning.

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    1. Thanks, Shona - now I need to get busy and do more...

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  2. Wowser! What a great summer, Brenda. Thank you for sharing all the photos. Your package toppers and decorations are VERY pretty - it's so nice visiting your blog again and seeing your pretty, innovative creations. hugs, de

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