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Monday, November 2, 2009

Halloween...Christmas... and a Wonderful Giveaway!

Hey Guys! I hope you all had a fun Halloween! We sure did... Chase had some friends over and I took them trick-or-treating. There were tons of kids everywhere! We gave out 6 big bags of candy, wow! Chase is the one on the left dressed as a ninja. They had a blast! See my spooky eyes in the mums...lol.


I put the jack-o-lantern in the wreath for Halloween. I also attached a spider to the bottom. When there is movement he drops down and his eyes flash! hehehehe! The kids get a kick out of it, I've had it for a couple of years now.

Sassy was tired after trick-or-treating. She sat here the rest of the night and watched the kids come to the door.
She sure did get alot of compliments in that costume! This is her second year to be Snow White, we will have to come up with something different next year.

Lets move on to Christmas...here is a mesh/ribbon wreath I just finished. Some of you have said that you can't find the mesh. Our Hobby Lobby has it, but it's in a square package rather than on a roll and it's not as thick. Some local gift shops carry it around here. I just happen to luck into it at a closeout store. I was surprised because it is really popular right now. I would check your local florists, I bet they will be carrying it this year. I bought the ribbon and centerpiece at Hobby Lobby.

Now for a wonderful giveaway! Many of you probably know my friend Melissa from Melissa's Heart and Home. She is having a very generous giveaway...look at all of that great stuff!
You don't want to miss out on this one! Be sure and pay her a visit!!

Thank you all for stopping by!!




30 comments:

Christyrenee said...

Great photo's!!! I love that wreath - gorgeous ;)

Lori said...

I'm going to post my Halloween photos Wednesday! We had a ball!

I love the christmas wreath!!!

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

I do love that wreath, Kristen! Your Sassy is so cute in that costume!

Melissa Miller said...

Soooo sweet Kristen!

Love the spider, wreath and of course sweet little Sassy girl just steals the show. She is too much. I just want to give her a big ole' smooch!

Thanks for posting about my giveaway! :)

April said...

You are so creative and talented. I wish you lived near me and I could afford you to decorate my home.
Where did you get those very cute eyes in the mums?

marty (A Stroll Thru Life) said...

Your Halloween decorations are just lovely and love the eyes in the mums. The children all look so cute. Looks like they all had a great time. Hugs, Marty

Lou Cinda said...

Such cute lil' goblins and love those eyes!!

The wreath is gorgeous!! I think I have that same mesh ribbon. Lord I bought just rolls of it when I found it about 5 weeks ago! I am going to make one!!

Have a great week!

Lou Cinda :)

~Kristen~ said...

The kids costumes are great, especially your little ninja!!! And sweet Sassy...what a little princess!!! I love it!!!

I looove the Christmas wreath! I still have to see if I can find some of that mesh.

How are you and Kevin both feeling? I am hoping well!!! Big hugs!!!

Debbie said...

What a cute entryway. I love the eyes in the mums. Thanks for sharing.

Terrie's Lil' Piece of Serenity said...

Kristen, How are you my friend? I love the picture of the kids all dressed up in their Halloween costumes. Your home looked perfect for the event. Who wouldn't want to stop at your door? I am starting to think Christmas, too! I can't wait to see what you do this year.
Hugs, Terrie

lkjatl said...

Looks like Halloween was a success!! They all look so stinkin' cute! We didn't have many trick-or-treaters as it was rainy and cold. I am loving the new wreath. I looked at our local Hobby Lobby and did not see the mesh ribbon. I'll have to look again (was looking for a spool). I did make a fall wreath using wide sheer ribbons though and it turned out nicely. I did have a question however...do you tie each of the larger pieces in a large bow, or just knot and clip the ends?

Anonymous said...

Oh my goodness, could your little sassy be any cuter! Love the costume and all your decor.

Denise said...

awww, Sassy is too adorable. Boo was a 'prisoner' this year! Actually it's the first time we've dressed him up, Kristen wanted to buy him an outfit.
I love your wreath. And glad the kids had a great time, we had a fun one too.

Sherry said...

Chase and the other kids looked so cute!! Sassy is just adorable... Love the Christmas wreath.

Happy To Be/ Gl♥ria said...

Oh Girl I loved that wreath you made and seeing your darling boy cole again...But I will tell you what made my heart skip a bet was snow white...How dang cute is that girl...Oh I want a fur baby again...Hope all is well on your side of the mountain my friend...hugs and smiles Gl♥ria

Katie said...

Hi! I found you through Google looking for an art mesh wreath to model one after! Then I went and paid a friend florist to arrange us one! I'll be posting pics of it soon! Your post are very great and I am interested in all of your crafts, and the giveaway tip was great too! Thanks for introducing me to that new blog also. I'm new to all this still, so please take a look and follow me at the two blogs below. Thanks!

Katie

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Scooterblu's Whimsy~Rhonda said...

Hi Kristen! Sassy was precious!!! And your son was one cool Ninja! :)

Love the Christmas wreath! Can't wait to try one of these!

Oh, and the eyes in the mums was too cute! ~hugs, Rhonda

3LittleByrds said...

Love the wreath. Sassy is such a cute snow white. Where did you get it?

Teresa @ Grammy Girlfriend said...

Great photos.....As a holiday tree decorator...I think I have 280 rolls of every color of the mesh ribbon they make...We went through 240 rolls last year....but I might know some sources if anyone is looking for some....http://grammyababychangeseverything.blogspot.com/


or email me at annah99@aol.com

Teresa

Anonymous said...

I love your Halloween pics. The eyes in your mums are too cute! That Christmas wreath came out beautiful!

Raegina said...

Sassy is so cute!! I put a t-shirt on Sonny and he almost rolled off the couch because he was afraid to move! I loooovvvveee the wreath! If I am unsuccessful making one will you help me?

Anonymous said...

Such a cute Christmas wreath. Love it! I saw some mesh in flat, square packages at Hobby Lobby. It is near the Christmas ribbons.
JC

Shelia said...

Evening, Kristen! Oh, what a cute little ninja you have there! And that puppy makes an adorable Snow White!
Your wreath is so wonderful! You are so good at this and always come up with the most creative ideas.
Be a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

laurie @ bargain hunting said...

Kristen, your wreath is gorgeous! Great little costumed people. Hope you and your husband are doing well. (This is hysterical. My word verification is "sperm"!!) Sorry, I just had to tell you that! laurie

laurie @ bargain hunting said...

Kristen, I'm saying special prayers for y'all for tomorrow. Please let us know what you learn as soon as you can. (Can you believe that word verification?!! That was just too funny to not share.) laurie

Tootsie said...

Oh girl...the photos are all fantastic...but I think Sassy wins the prize!!!

Sandy said...

Great Job on the Christmas wreath! I love it.

Miss Janice said...

Love that wreath...just love it!

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