Wednesday, December 10, 2008

From my neck of the woods..


In an effort to keep everyone healthy and happy in the cold, grey north this time of year, things are pretty festive around here. How are you all doing? I thought I'd share some pages from my holiday journal. My decor this year is kind-of a retro woodland mix. Nothing fancy, just fun and whimsical for the kids...and adults:)


Finally went and got some perler beads after seeing all the fun things that Elsie has made with them in her holiday class. I made a cover for my New York album.




Hope all is well.

18 comments:

Lilli said...

Love your journal! Simple and do-able, but lovely. Very inspiring to see :)

The sun's just come out in our neck of the woods. I hear we'll get snow in a few days, but you never know!

Love from Vancouver

Leon Basin said...

Wow, that looks really good.

Shell said...

Your journal is festive and pretty. A great way to document the holidays.

Beth Perry said...

Ok, first off....killer Christmas decor! I love that unique funky style! So beautiful and fun.
And pretty cool NY album.
It's pretty festive around here too, I guess. One more week and I am off for 10 days..so, that has me merry and bright! he he
Have a good day!
B

Jackie said...

Your tree is adorable! Love the topper and your scrapbooking is AWESOME!!!!

Robyn said...

wow - didn't think of all the possibilities of perler bead usage - my 7 year old went crazy with these a year ago - made so many things! Thanks for sharing!

Dianne said...

Your tree is sweet!
The children with Santa are way too cute and you will treasure those photos.

Amy from Texas said...

OMG! I just discovered your blog! LOVE IT. Such great eye candy. I'm going nuts:-) My mind can't process it all right now. I'll have to come back:-) ha.

Your trip to NYC looks fabulous. I am crazy about window displays and so happy to find your photos. What great inspiration. I haven't been to NYC in years, but most of my pics were of windows and my friends made so much fun of me. ha.

Jane said...

Love the bright, cheerful colors - helps chase the gray away!

Enjoy these years with your children and Santa! The years pass so fast.

Jane - Jacksonville

Britt- Sparkled Vintage Charm said...

Hi sweet Kari!! Love your journal!! fabulous as always!! I hope you have a wonderful night!! xoxo Britt :-)

Elizabeth said...

Beautiful tree and journal. Very colorful and festive!
Elizabeth(BluebirdsandBubbles)

*SHeRRy B* said...

Love your journal and your tree! I love the elf on the top!

Kara Ward said...

Everything is just so bright and cheery. I love it. Kara

Shopgirl said...

Your Journaling is so cute, what a wonderful idea!
We are getting snow tonight. It is supposed to snow the next three days....I am ready!!!
Hugs, Mary

Stink Bone Jones said...

Love your woodland mix! So festive and fun. It is so neat to see the snow outside your window. I haven't seen snow in ages! Your Christmas journal is lovely too.

Vickie said...

Cute journal, so festive. We've got snow and cold, cold wind at the moment. Hard to want to shop in this!

snowbearsmom1 said...

Kari

I'm a bit late with replying to this, but i love the elf on top of the tree... I have been drawn to them since i was very young... I have the small green elf like your white one on my tree from my childhood.. wish i had more, but one will have to suffice

snowbearsmom1 said...

I think he is like the one on your tree... based on the pic in your book... but mine is a deep green... we had red ones too, can't recall if i have that one or not... may have been on my mom's tree... but it looks like yours has a stripe on the sleeves... mine do not.. i would say mine is from the very early 60's.