23 December 2011

i'm dreaming of a 'green' christmas

hiya chickies! yep ~ i've been dreaming of a 'green' christmas! looks like my wish is coming true. with only 2 more days left til christmas ~ and no white fluffy stuff in the forecast ~ i should be able to see those flowers still blooming outside when santa arrives!
last sunday... dh and i spent the day with our 2 daughters, 2 gks and 2 son-in-laws celebrating our christmas together. we had a great day ~ lots of pressies ~ lots of chitter chattering ~ and a wonderful christmas supper. everyone had a great time! 
here's a few pics of our family.
this is our youngest dd ~ melody jr. and myself
 REMEMBER THAT PINK SCARF I KNITTED
yep...that's our dd wearing it ~ she absolutely loves it!
 these are our three girlz ~ JUZ BEING SILLY!
our youngest ~ mel jr. ~ our granddaughter 'hayley' and
our oldest dd ~ juanita! that's their own signature faces!

i'll share some more pics after christmas!

anyhoo...onto to my scrappy happy goodies! 
for this week's challenge over at try it on tuesday the theme is ANYTHING GOES! i've been wanting to create a inchie mini book for quite some time...so here's the 1st 4 'inchies' of my book.
'beautiful ~ bright ~ delicate ~ mystical'
i've created this card using this week's sketch over at
 sweet sketch wednesday
'cherish the moment'


I'D LIKE TO WISH EACH AND EVERYONE OF YOU A
VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS! 
MAY 2012 BE FILLED WITH LOTS OF LOVE, 
LAUGHTER AND SUNSHINE!
I'M LOOKING FORWARD TO ANOTHER SCRAPPY HAPPY BLOGGIN YEAR!
love and hugz,

15 comments:

Zoechaos said...

Fabulous pictures seems you all had a lot of fun. More fabulous makes as well your inchie books are awesome XOXO Zoe

mulberry station said...

Melody, your projects are gorgeous as always. I love your card and the start of your cute mini album. Your pictures of your girls are so fun. I am sure you enjoyed being with them. Your pictures really put a smile on my face. I hope you have a wonderful Christmas. Thanks so much for being such a dedicated follower.
Hugs, Nancy

Donna C said...

Love how you had an early Christmas with your family ! Great fun and now you can enjoy your Christmas morning coffee at your campfire :-) Have one for us ! LOL ! Great scarf too and all your crafty goodness !

May 2012 be the best year for you and Monte and may you spend many a dry day and evening enjoying that campfire ! Looking forward to a warmer , drier Christmas here as well though we do have some snow and lots of ice buildup !!!

Merry Christmas and looking forward to seeing all you awesome crafting in the new year !!!

ttys

D :-)

Pia said...

wow Melody what a beautiful card and sweet album. Thanks for sweet words.Wish you and familie a MERRY CHRISTMAS. I look forward to follow your wonderful blog in 2012
big hugs Pia

Genevieve said...

Oh Melody, your card is GORGEOUS!!!! Love the photos too lol! Thanks so much for joining us this week @ Sweet Sketch Wednesday & Merry Christmas :)

Genevieve DT

Shell~AK Stamper said...

Happy, Happy Merry Christmas to you & yours........It's wonderful to see the family pictures Melz
Fabulous job on the inches and the card is adorable!

Looking forward to another creative year, checking out your inspirations!

Hugs Shell~Alaska♥

The Stamper's Touch said...

Hope you had a wonderful Christmas Melody! Gorgeous projects for sure!! Love your mini book as well as your card! Thanks for joining us this week at SSW.

Linda

Desire Fourie said...

Trust your wish came true on Xmas Day and that you had a 'green' celebration this year. Also wishing you all the happiness and joy that 2012 can bring.
Hugs
Desire

Jeannie said...

Great pics and a beautiful creation as usual! Thanks so much for joining us this week at Sweet Sketch Wednesday.

Peace & Luv,
Jeannie

Patti P. said...

Mel, love your new pic...and thanks for sharing your wonderful family. How fun it must be to be at your home. Love the inchie book, great start. Your card for SSW is so beautiful, love everything about it. Such a pretty image and your colors, yum. I am glad your Christmas was wondrful and Happy New Year to you as well.
hugs, Patti SSW/DT

Sharon Basel said...

Hi Melody! I hope you had a wonderful Christmas. I love your photos of the girls in this post and that scarf is gorgeous. You have many talents! Your card this week is outstanding as usual. I particularly love how you placed the flower embellies as part of the sketch and that sweet, dear image. Another gorgeous card! Love seeing your beautiful work week after week in the Sweet Sketch Wednesday challenges. Happy New Year!
Hugs,
Sharon, SSW-DT

Jona Panesa said...

awesome pictures. happy new year my dear!!!

BethieJ said...

Oh Mel. I LOVE the photos of your BEAUTIFUL girls! (those faces they made made me LOL! :) ) LOVE the scarf you did a GREAT job.. your mini book and card are as always BEAUTIFUL!!!
Hope your Holiday and New Year was FABULOUS! Was just thinking of you and wanted to pop in and say HELLO!! and HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!!

Pinky said...

That scarf is to die for! haha I love the photos too.
Amazing scrappy work...amazing!

Laura Kirste Campbell said...

It was lovely to pop in today and visit all your beautiful artwork and great family photos!

Miss working with you! I always admired your work and enjoyed your friendship.

I hope your summer is going well and you are happy!

Hugs!