Tuesday, November 11, 2014
I am grateful for the family I have and that I have enough. I am grateful that I have enough to share with another family and hope another family is open to allowing my family to share this year long journey of giving.
The final items will be the tree topper, the tree skirt, and the tree itself. We are looking forward to the culmination of the journey as much as we have the journey itself.
Sunday, November 2, 2014
The September ornaments are complete. It takes time for glue to dry, and there was a lot of glue in this one. I started by making a number of miniature books as the theme for the month was "Back to School." Then we added letters to the covers, and started putting glittered letters inside to book. We waited a day or more after each letter before doing the next letter. There is nothing worse than gluing pages together and trying to get them back apart. After all the letters were done, we glued in pictures for each letter. Last but not least came the writing in of the remaining missing pieces of our books. We left blank pages at the end of each book so that the new owners can add things to their books to complete them.
They turned out really cute. Since I made more books than I needed, I am using the extras for Christmas gift tags, but don't tell anyone.
One month to go, then the skirt and the donation day. Until then........