Well thank you, Ryan Gosling! I appreciate your patience with my lack of getting my act together. But how about February? Hopefully, my sisters, nephew and brother-in-law didn't mind getting their Christmas gifts a couple of weeks ago.
I do this to myself every year. I have plenty of time to put something great together for everyone on my list. But then my mind overflows with these amazing ideas that I can never pull off in time, and end up making only part of the gift that would have been great in itself if I had just put it together like that in the first place. That totally makes sense, right?
For instance, I wanted to give my sisters little trees with ornaments that they could change with the seasons. I found these adorable metal jewelry trees at Marshalls. Then, my initial plan included 8 sets of 10 ornaments for each season (felted and/or sewn). And for those of you who are still reading this and counting, that's 8 sets x 10 ornaments x 2 sisters = 160 ornaments. Yeah. I'm crazy. So, what I ended up doing is 4 sets x 5 ornaments x 2 sisters = 4 ornaments (a much more manageable project). And here are the ornaments I made for Robin....
|Yo-yos for Spring and Summer, Acorns for Fall, Snowflakes for Winter, and....|
|Hearts for Valentine's Day!|
|I just love how the candy matches the yo-yos! (Such a cute idea, Robin!!!)|