Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Tablescape Thursday

Happy Holidays Everyone!
I'm participating in Tablescape Thursday hosted by Susan at Between Naps on the Porch. You can view all the beautiful tablescapes here.

View a complete how to video here. The full table is shown at about the :33 mark. Enjoy!

Tablescape complete with:
Stenciled Snowflake Burlap Placemats
Shrink Film Customized Wine charms
Embossed Napkin Rings
Embossed Metal Centerpiece planter
Placecards/Ornament Favor
Stenciled Burlap Chair Covers
Embellished with fresh greens and glittered ornaments

Help me visit Martha!

I entered a craft contest at You can go here to rate my project. Thank you so much in advance. The projects must be rated by December 20th. If my project is chosen, I could go to the Martha Stewart show! What fun!

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Oh Christmas Tree, O Christmas Tree

Here are some shots of this year's tree. Much improved from last year...atleast it has some ornaments!

Happy Tuesday!

Saturday, December 12, 2009

Thanksgiving Pictures

Here's a little tease from something I've been working on:
And some pictures of Thanksgiving:

And, a video:

Monday, December 7, 2009

On the 7th day of December...

hi everyone! I'm still here. I have just been working 10-12 hour days at work and even working on the weekends! The Griswold tree is still ornament-less. I just haven't had the time/energy!
I have done a small amount of Christmas shopping. We are expecting a major snow storm today and tomorrow. Ah - Midwest winter is here.
But, if you are a scrapbooker/crafter, check out our website, for some great deals.
Have a great Monday!

Monday, November 30, 2009

The Booras-Griswald Tree is Up!

We had a great Thanksgiving. Lots of travel. Yesterday we spent the day rearranging furniture to accommodate our Griswald family Christmas tree. Most of our furnishings ended up in a spare bedroom. Yep, that's right. To make ROOM for the tree.
It has found its home in the Keeping Room and the lights are on. I will post a pic when I have all the ornaments on...I'm anticipating that's what I'll be doing tonight.
Here are some bloopers from our Pink Tuesday filming (incase you needed more confirmation that we have tons of fun at work!)

Have a great Monday!

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Looking for a Thanksgiving Project?

Anyone looking for a quick Thanksgiving project?

Sunday, November 22, 2009

This really is my job

Here is what I do for a job...really:

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Emerson Creek Pottery

My girlfriend owns a shop called Emerson Creek Pottery. She sells pottery that is made in Bedford, VA and also has a little tearoom where people can come and have lunch.
A few weeks ago, I was out there and took some pictures.

Have a great Tuesday!

Monday, November 16, 2009

A New Furry Friend

This, is Monty.
We did not add to our canine collection, but my mom and dad started one of their own.

They are enjoying their new furry companion.
Happy Monday!

Sunday, November 15, 2009

100th Post! & Trip to Galena, IL

It's my 100th POST! I can't believe it. I started this blog a while ago, but I never knew how long it would take me to get to this post. It has been a great way to keep tabs on my life. Thanks to all of you who read!
Last weekend, my mom and I took a trip to Galena, IL. Very cute town. Lots of shops and restaurants. Here are some pics. Enjoy!
Fabulous little bead shop. They have a ton of loose beads and very cool creations.

We stopped at a restaurant for lunch. Ah-mazing food. Mom posed in front of the wine cabinet.

We found lots of little trinkets to look at...

I tried on ATLEAST a dozen hats...apparently I have a child-size head. But, I liked this one the best. I think this was right before my mom said, "yeah, that's too big..."
It was super cute with a jeweled flower on the side.

And, we indulged in some coffee concoctions. Yum!

Have a great Sunday!