Day 187 – Santa Claus is coming to town

Santa tea pot

Santa tea pot

This is one of Sue’s prized teapots, SO pretty and fabulous that she has nightmares about it getting injured! I love the graphic on it and when we started planning this blog I knew this piece, and its friends, would be PERFECT for today : )

A snack

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Day 186 – Vintage Candy canes

Candy!

Candy!

This is a vintage Vera tablecloth that my mom bought in the early 70′s. I can’t say it was a particular favorite of mine, it does have my *favorite* shade of avocado green…

Now its been around so long that its got a sentimental attachment since my mom uses

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Day 185 – Winter Solstice

Green Man

Green Man

Today is the Winter solstice or the longest night of the year!

”The winter solstice occurs exactly when the axial tilt of a planet’s polar hemisphere is farthest away from the star that it orbits. Earth’s maximum axial tilt to our star, the Sun, during a solstice

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Day 184 – Silver bells

Very traditional : )

Very traditional : )

Silver and red bells, holly and berries and red ornaments, this classic design came out of Angie’s closet. It reminds me of the lyrics:

Silver bells, silver bells It’s Christmas time in the city Ring-a-ling, hear them ring Soon it will be Christmas

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Day 183 – The first night of Hanukkah

Hanukkah bear : )

Hanukkah bear : )

Tonight at nightfall the first candle of the menorah is lit. It starts eight nights of celebration and commemorates the re dedication of the Temple of Jerusalem by Judas Maccabee in 165 bc. Hanukkah comes from the Hebrew word “Khanu” meaning ‘and they rested’ and from the Hebrew

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Day 182 – We’re back to glitter…

What is this?

What is this?

What IS this?

This is the starting point for Sue’s genius today. She wanted to take a break from the traditional red/green Christmas and create something different so how about teal and glitter?!

Teal AND glitter!!

The “fabric” above is actually placemats! She

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Day 181 – Gold holly

Time for holly!

Time for holly!

I had completely forgotten about this tablecloth, it was in my “cutter” stack. While cleaning up my daughters room I found an entire stack of these cloths and this one is PERFECT for the season.

Pretty good for a cutter : )

Just so we’re all

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