Monday, December 17, 2007

I think we have a secret Santa...

We had a Christmas tree delivered to us over the weekend!! There was no note or anything on it. Did someone feel bad for our little tree? It didn't have a return address on it, but the postage was British, so we have no idea. So now we're blessed with 2 trees, it's a Christmas MIRACLE! Anyway, we love it and thank you to whoever sent it.


I'm doing the twelve days of Christmas for Ty. And on the second day- thanks to Nanette's creative genius- it was '2 home made stockings'. She made stockings for her and Jared last year, so I really wanted to make them this year. So after many emails of detailed instructions from Nanette I finished them! Ty's name wasn't meant to be in italics but, that's how it turned out, slanted and beautiful! I really love them, I only had to redo the first one I did 3 times, the first becuase the stocking was backwards from the letters. And even though both names are just 2 letters, they took me hours! It wasm't until Nanette scanned me a hand written graph paper she made to help me figure out how to center the names did I get the letters right (well, the term 'right' is used very loosely). Man, I miss Nanette. If anyone sees her over the holidays, will you give her a big hug from me?

Today is the 6th day of Christmas, it was '6 warm pancakes' (you can tell I put alot of money into the 12 days' presents).

13 comments:

Nanette said...

I miss you!
I am quite impressed by your beautiful stockings--especially the italicized letters! Chatting with you this morning made it worth getting up at 3 am!

Maxfield Family said...

oh my gosh your stockings are incredible! They look awesome. I'm so proud of my little martha prodigy. I hope I get to see Nanette over CHristmas too. I saw Jenna at church and she was the star of the show yesterday. Your tree and stockings are awesome. Love you love you love you.

broadwater said...

Oh my gosh, your talents never cease. Keep up the good work. You might want to start making the other members of your family's stocking while you are on a role and you remember how to do it. IT was so great to talk to you yesterday. Only 45 more days and I'll be in London. You might want to shedule my appointment with the QUEEN now. xoxo
mom

Karen said...

Very lovely! Better than I could have done for sure! I probably would have had to redo them 5 times and then given up and just bought the darn things! And I love the second tree! Your flat must be so festive!

Marnae said...

Holy Hannah. the first picture I was thinking..WOW homemade stockings how sweet. I didn't realized you had to knit them or is it crochet? Now I am thinking...that Em sure is domestic and amazing and missed oh so much by me. Merry Christmas.

Becky said...

Good idea! You are so crafty. I'm glad somebody sneaked you a tree.

Seth and Christine said...

Those are amazing! I am very proud of you-and what an amazing tree.

Winston said...

The tree was from Scott and Minda. They bought it on Ebay London and had it delivered to you.

betsy broadwater said...

i miss you. i love your stockings and the idea of 6 warm pancakes. i wish i had someone to make pancakes for!

Denise and Brandon said...

How sweet are you? Love the stockings! Have a Merry Christmas! Love ya.

Amy said...

I love your stockings!

Matt and Nat Family said...

Very Impressive! Okey so we need your address, i have our family card this year.. Also matt got pinback, we listened to it on the way home. it is good. Have you heard the new martin sexton cd. I looked him up on his website and found the 2007 release. I am ordering it online.. It should be good!!

Nicole said...

Beautiful! Now that you're a pro, want to make some for me???