Nah not blue in the sense that I am sad, except this will be the first Christmas without my grandma. However, it is a little hard to be blue even about that when I know where she is spending eternity. I have posted about a few things that I had gotten when she passed away. These were always a part of her Christmas decor....
They were made for her by one of her student's parents at least 30 or more years ago. I have gotten them out and freshened them up slightly with a little paint. These are very beautiful and bring back wonderful memories. My other holiday makeovers include these two old suitcases (something else I lurve).
letters are cut from an Atlas, modge podged, and glittered
Yep I am from Arkansas, Woo Pig!!
Also, I painted this sled and added some pink bling.
More updates coming soon, I had to get my Dollar Tree tree up and started. A week ago I put the question out there ....to tree or not to tree??? Well, I just do not want to get out all the ornaments, fake trees, etc this year and didn't. I left the old faithfuls in the closet, went to Wally world bought a $20 live tree. (Is it still alive if it has been cut?? no, how about a dead live tree??)I put it on a box Mr. Brilliant built to make it appear to be a $30 tree. Then I decorated it with a bunch of ornaments from Dollar Tree I had purchased a while back that I had intended to use in a project. (That project obviously did not happen...pro craft ination again!!)
The end result (well I am not happy with the topper so I am sure that will change) is my pottery barnish/ trailerhood tree. Whatdaya think?? I am having a blue (light special)Christmas!