Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Special time of year

Thank you, my blogging pals,
 for your friendship and kind words.
 When I started blogging
I had no idea how many treasured friends I would
have the privilege of adding to my life.
 I am grateful for each one of you! 
 
I haven't been posting because.......
 
I was a vendor last weekend at the Central Presbyterian Church in conjuction with the Holly and Ivy tour of homes. Carol, pictured on the left is dear friend of 56 years and was a great helper!
 
 
Below are a few more Christmas treasures  I made to sell. 

 
Sunday we woke up to this beautiful view!

 
Our dear friend "Donna" from Omaha water colored
 this adorable Mr. and Mrs. Snow couple for us. Note the monogrammed letters of "G" on his scarf and  the "C" on her jacket--how clever you are "Donna"!
 
 
Hope you are all having a wonderful week!
 
Hugs,
 
Carolyn

26 comments:

  1. What sweet little Christmas treasures you've made! Sounds like you had a wonderful time. The water colored snow people are adorable!

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  2. So good to see your post! I've been a little bit AWOL from blog land - but trying to catch up with special people - and you're right there at the top of my list! Your Christmas goodies are so cute!! The snowmen make me smile!!

    Hope you have a Blessed Holiday Season filled with Love, Joy and Peace!

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  3. Your Christmas pieces are wonderful! Hope you did well with them. You will need plenty of hot chocolate at your house, your winter is starting early and with a bang!

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  4. Very nice little cross-stitch and water color treasures, Carolyn. And what a pretty winter scene.

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  5. It was a beautiful Sunday morning wasn't it! I was so surprised! Your goodies are darling...I hope you did well at the show! Merry Christmas Carolyn!

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  6. Dear Carolyn,
    Thank you for sharing photographs of the Show. I must say, the table was simply overflowing with lovely treasures...and to spend time with a long-time friend is ever so special.
    Wishing you and your loved ones a holiday season filled with love, peace and light!
    Sending hugs...
    Judy xx

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  7. Hey Carolyn!
    So glad to see an update from you. How is the house coming. I am sure that you have been so busy but I have been thinking of you.
    The church fair looks like it was fun, something to put you in the holiday spirit.
    Hugs!
    Chris

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  8. It is good to hear from you, Carolyn. Looks like you have been very busy!
    Merry Christmas!

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  9. You have been busy. Your booth looks wonderful and I adore that crazy patch looking Christmas Tree! Your aprons are darling too!

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  10. Hello dear Carolyn. Thank you for your lovely words and for your lovely posts! It is always a joy to see and read them.
    What a beautiful picture of you and your friend!! It has been a success?
    Love from me from Holland.

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  11. It looks like you had lots of pretty treasures at your show. The snow looks so pretty - wish we would get some here! Hope you have a Merry Christmas.

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  12. How many beautiful things Carolyn,
    on that table, handmade with
    a lot of commitment. commendable initiative
    Merry Christmas
    Susy x

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  13. I hope your sale went well - it looks like you had a lot of beautiful pieces there to tempt potential buyers. What a lovely sight the snow photo is - it looks perfect for Christmas.

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  14. What pretty, fun things you made!! You woke up to an incredibly beautiful view ... they're talking about a little snow for us next week, but it's pretty 'iffy'! I love the watercolor snowman and woman! They're darling!! :)

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  15. Hi Carolyn,
    So nice to see your post and all you have been up to!! Such sweet creations!! How wonderful to have a special friend that you can share your talent of creating with and to have had a friendship for so long is truly wonderful!!
    Thanks for sharing your lovely pictures!
    Warm Hugs to you~~
    Julie

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  16. Wonderful creations - looks like you had a fun show.
    How special to get a custom card.
    Have a wonderful hiliday season!!

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  17. Hi Carolyn!
    I wish you a Merry Christmas! see your photos and you look ver happy, i like it!
    Have a good days!
    best regards
    karumina

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  18. Merry Christmas! Looks like you are very busy.

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  19. Dear Carolyn, What a lovely post! The Christmas treasures you made to sell are very pretty! The snow looks wonderful and the watercolor is so sweet! I hope you have Merry Christmas! Love, Paula

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  20. oh the snow looks so pretty :)
    you have been so busy, I would have bought quite a few of those ornaments I love using them as gifts to unexpecting people.
    love the card, very cute
    Kathie

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  21. Merry Christmas, enjoy this holiday season
    Kathie

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  22. Oh, Carolyn - What fun goodies!! If you were busy making all those fun things to sell, I can see why you were not blogging!! I have so loved becoming friends with you these past few years!!

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  23. Blessings, Carolyn!
    What a sweet and wonderful post. I love all your darling creations.
    Merry Christmas!
    Carolynn xxx

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  24. What fun things you had in your booth!! I love the colored snow couple...very cute!!

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  25. Being such a bad blogger lately, I just left a comment on your August post about selling your house. Talk about being behind! That would be me.
    Looks like you and Carol were having a great time here.
    Happy Holidays! Season's Greetings! and stay safe! Looks like we have some ugliness headed out way. Iowa will be white, white, white.

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  26. Mery Christmas and a very joyful New Year.

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