Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Day 9 group 2

Lisa sent along these pictures for day 9. I have this darling flower on my coat already. Thanks Lisa!

Monday, December 21, 2009

Group 2 Day 8

yum, yum, clementine clove coffee liqueur. I am going to bring this over to my sister's holiday party. Thanks Beth L. Love the packaging!

Group 2 Day 7

Snowflakes are flurrying around and this one showed up on day 7. This delicate snowflake was sent by Jodi. Thank you!

Group 2 Day 6

Angela, this is making me think about summer in the middle of the cold-gray winter. What a darling garden apron and seed packet. I thank you and so does my bare yard.

Group 2 Day 5

Becky sent these festive feathered the crystal detail. I put this one on immediately. Thanks Becky!!!

Group 2 Day 4

it's beginning to smell a lot like Christmas. This cinnamon stick adorned votive nestled in pine greenery smells wonderful. Thanks Anne!

group 2 day 3

Erin sent us this fun headband perfect for holiday parties. Glittery buttons that sparkle sewn to an elastic band...Thanks Erin.

Group 3 - Day 4

This sweet little pouch came in handy as I was going out.... Thank you Kara!  The perfect size for lip gloss keys and ID. 

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Group 3 - Day 3

This Snowflake Garland is my new favorite thing!  Im still looking for the perfect spot.  Thanks Tasha!

Group 2 Day 2

Yo, Yo, Yo...Merry Christmas from Iowa. (Jessica...I hope you weren't waiting to blog this. If so, delete and add your own) If you only knew the story of a dog named Lucy and the needle Jessica used to sew these...

Group 2 day 1

Day 1...let the unwrapping begin. Melissa made these darling accordian folded books. Love the ribbon.

group 2 loot

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Group 4 - i will be posting one gift each day under this Post!

# 8- Kristi Orlet, Edwardsville, il.

glittery snowman on red craft paper 

a charming cutout ceramic snowflake and a star magnet!

#7- Robin Springer,  O'Fallon, Il.

Angel gift wrap

a festive peppermint snowman lollipop pin!

#5- Tasha Hock, Shafer, Mn. 

Gold tissue wrapping paper

an elegant red and gold hand-dyed silk scarf! 

#4- Beth Maue, Highland, Il. 

clear bag with a sparkling green tag!

a fun little bracelet of grey buttons!   

#3- Theresa Fuesting, Glen Carbon, Il.
peppermint box

an adorable felted bird ornament!!

#2- Leslie Wulff, St. Louis, Mo.

black and hot pink tin box

a beautiful black ribbon and jeweled bookmark!!

#1 Leslie Townley,  St. Louis, Mo.

lovely faux bois packaging!

inside was this cute Christmas owl!

Day 2 - Group 3

Go Ask Alice

Go Ask Alice, how she made these super cute ornaments.  Alice from St. Louis made these adorable ceramic and what appear to be an assortment of shrinky dinks and sequin ornaments.  Cant wait to deck the halls with this beauty.

Day 1 - Group 3

Smitten Mittens

How sweet are these adorable mittens from Elayne?
What a fun way to start off Group 3 with these warm fleece handmade mittens. 
Cant wait to open day number 2!

Monday, December 14, 2009

Group 4 all in!!

                                 Claire Williams St. Louis, Mo.

Tuesday, December 1, 2009

ready, set, go....

gifts are in the mail...counting down the days until we unwrap gift #1.

(group 2, gift 12)

Thursday, October 22, 2009

Gift Idea

Someone really needs to make these!! - MCA

Wednesday, October 7, 2009

Round 3 and 4 Groups

2009 and we have grown. We are up to 4 groups this year which means we get to welcome some new 12 dayers. Look forward to more posts soon, in the mean's a little inspiration.

fabric flower tutorial

basket tutorial

betz's nests.

Thursday, January 8, 2009

that's a wrap

thanks to all that participated in this years 12 days. looking forward to 2009. we are very likely going to have 3 groups with all of the interest we had this year. look for an email in early October!
Happy 2009!

day 12 group 1

holly made these quilted trivets but they look too pretty to sit a hot pot on. concentric circles of great patterns and fabrics. thanks holly.

day 13 group 2

you read right, 13 in this 12 days of Christmas. the more the merrier. paige made these darling felted, i'm calling mine a fairy house, ornaments. look at the tiny door and button window. too cute. okay, okay, i am going to have to get a tree next year, too many handmade ornaments that need to be put on display. thanks paige!

day 12 group 2

jessica made these fun colorful magnets for our group...they remind me of candy. i have enough to put on the fridge, in my studio and i might brave taking some to school although, i think they might quickly disappear. thanks jess. and a practical way to send them along...a baker we can use again!

day 11 group 2

a pretty necklace of swirled blue and clear glass on a silk cord. earrings to match. thanks so much for this contemporary jewelry. we are going to have the best accessories for 2009!

Tuesday, January 6, 2009

Day 11 Group 1 - Flower Power

How sweet are these tulle broaches by Claire Bear? Something about these reminds me of Molly Ringwald's dress in Pretty in Pink. I love the assortment of the packages as much as the gifts.

Day 10 Group 1 - Where did we leave off...?

These were the holiday hit in the Lou. So many of the girls from the group were wearing these around town. I believe they are all a little different. Thanks to Kim from the Ok state.