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Friday, December 30, 2011

A Chorus Line

Mary and I went to the  San Fernando swap meet. Friends told us  we could find old stuff there. It is a huge  flea market with tons of new stuff. We found some old frames and I found a  Miriam Haskell  brooch. Can you believe it?  Anyway, these leggings struck me as funny, so I took pics of them.

Thursday, December 29, 2011

Genie's Christmas Party

For Christmas, I decorated my friend Genie's house in holiday cheer.
portion of the mantel
This was a special Christmas party, because, Genie, and two other friends, and I worked 30 years ago in the garment industry. We've kept in touch but haven't been able to  get all 4 of us together at the same time. Well, this December we did. And what a hoot.   
P.S.   Sorry about the duplicate video, I can't seem to delete it.

side table in family room

potted lights in music room

Guy and me  and the tree I decorated



Chris and Genie

From the left; Genie, me, Lorelee, and Chris

Monday, December 26, 2011

Merry day after Christmas

Well, it looks like our feline and canine relatives had a great Christmas too.
Hope all of you did,  as well!





Thursday, December 15, 2011

Present for Sheryl



For Christmas, I had to do something creative for my friend Sheryl. She makes me printed gift and price tags  every year. This year was no exception. We exchange presents yesterday, and boy am I thrilled. Tons of gorgeous tags in all sizes and  prints. They are  like gold to me. Anyway,  she makes Christmas ornaments and  other holiday paper designs, so I  bought  lots of ribbon, charms, and paper items for her to use. I put them in decorated jars and  bottles I made from vintage music, ribbons and ceramic findings. I also decorated a file folder and a plastic shoe box.