The worst blogger award. I have really become such a bad blogger. I fell right off the face of the earth there, didn't I? Not even a proper thank you to the folks who so kindly joined my first ever link party. Thank you ladies! Sorry it's so late coming.
I didn't really fall off the face of the earth. Actually, I was holed up in the sewing room, sewing and gluing my little fingers off in preparation for Christmas. Here's where the really bad blogger part comes in. I made at least 75% of the gifts I gave this year, and do I have a photo? That would be a very sheepish, head hung in shame, no.
The shame of it! At one point I had about a dozen fleece scarfs adorned with singed fabric flowers on my sewing table. Great blog photo op right? Too busy to get the camera and the lighting in there stinks... excuses, excuses.
Alyssa knowing how shameful it was not to take proper photos, kindly left one of her gifts here for me to photograph. My daughter is a better blogger than me and she doesn't even have a blog.
It's a teapot lamp. Wonderful instruction on how to make your own can be found at Vintage Revivals. I used all elements I already had, just had to plop down 20 bucks for the drill bit. Even at that, I think it's a pretty cute gift for $20, don't you? Alyssa especially loved the lamp, because she collects pretty tea cups.
And it's really warm. A big thank you to Suzanne at Just Another Hangup for the tutorial.
I also made some cute little girlie stuff for Bayleigh's new room. Alyssa re-did her room for Christmas. Is she her mama's girl or what? She worked like crazy getting it ready and revealed it on Christmas morning. Bayleigh had no idea it was going on. I'll get pictures and share them soon. She got a new kitchen made from an old entertainment center. C.U.T.E!!
So, Merry Christmas and Happy New Year, from the official worst blogger.
**I didn't forget I promised to give away two fabric flowers and I did rrandomly select a name- the day I said I would. It was Rachel. Rachel, email me your address and I'll send you your flowers.