Thursday, November 03, 2005

Christmas is Afoot

Instructions for a happy Christmas. Take one book, "How to Make a Rag Rug". Purchase supplies: Burlap (craft quality, not the cheap stuff that goes around hedges - too bad!). Rug hooks. Fabric. Add one crafty twelve-year-old... And, with maybe a little help from mum, though certain 12-year-olds don't think this will be necessary, by Christmas a certain grampa (who does not read this blog!) will have a nice rug for his bedside on cold January mornings! We'll keep you posted.


Blogger Candace said...

Hurrah! I love crafty gifts at Christmastime!

11/03/2005 09:19:00 a.m.  
Blogger LoryKC said...

Good luck! Great idea!

11/03/2005 11:19:00 a.m.  
Anonymous BeckaJo said...

Where do I purchase a crafty 12-year-old? I've a quilt that needs finishing...;^)

11/03/2005 12:25:00 p.m.  
Blogger Misfit Hausfrau said...

I wish I was crafty...

11/03/2005 01:43:00 p.m.  
Blogger Stephen (aka Q) said...

She usually smiles more … must have gotten camera shy.

11/03/2005 01:43:00 p.m.  
Blogger Mary P. said...

Misfit: So do we!

Lory: She's started early enough that I'm hopeful we won't have to pull an all-nighter on Christmas Eve finishing it. But thanks for wishing us luck - we might just need it!

Beckajo: Sorry, you have to make the crafty twelve-year-old on your own. They don't come in the box. Oh, and Welcome, fellow NaNoWriMom! (I love that term - did you come up with it?)

Hausfrau: There's crafty and there's crafty... Your wee one has now pooped in the potty, has she not? Didn't that take some crafiness??

Q: Camera shy? Emma?? No, I had to tell her to stop grinning at the camera and actually do some crafting.

11/03/2005 01:53:00 p.m.  
Blogger Haley said...

ooh how exciting! I'm sure Grampa will love it!

11/03/2005 01:54:00 p.m.  
Blogger Bill said...

Wow! Does she ever look like her mom in this picture! (with sister overtones)

11/03/2005 02:05:00 p.m.  
Blogger Mary P. said...

Haley: Grampa will love it, of course, because Emma made it for him, but I'm also thinking he'll love it because it'll be warm and attractive! She picked the colours very carefully to match his new place.

Bill: "Mom with sister overtones" - which is to say she's gorgeous, of course!! I know you won't argue, not with all three of us reading this. LOL

11/03/2005 02:43:00 p.m.  
Anonymous M&Co. said...

Oh good luck with that! It sounds like a lot of fun.

11/03/2005 04:48:00 p.m.  
Blogger Bill said...

What's to argue about! I agree !

11/04/2005 09:32:00 a.m.  
Blogger sirbarrett said...

good idea!

11/07/2005 07:41:00 p.m.  

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