Can it really only be 3 weeks 'til Christmas ??
Did it just sneak up on you too ?
No wonder Santa has a whole team of elves to help him - I could do with just one or two . . .
I really could use a Cutting Elf and a Pressing/Ironing Elf.
I'm quite happy doing the stitching and making and wrapping myself though.
Oh, and maybe a Housework Elf too,
and a Chef Elf,
so I could spend less time on chores and more doing fun crafty things.
If only Ben & Jerry were more useful, but no, the lazy pups prefer to nap . . .
|do not let the sad woeful eyes deceive - inside she's dancing...or chasing squirrels more likely|
Right, so - enough chitter-chatter . . . onwards and upwards : - )
We haven't put our Christmas tree and decs up yet, but my lovely sis is coming to visit at the weekend and she's always up for a glass of mulled wine and a dance to Rocking Around the Christmas Tree whilst we deck the halls, so we'll get it done then.
But in the meantime, I just have to show you the absolutely gorgeous wee decs that I received from the lovely Kate at Just Pootling. I was partnered up with Kate in the Christmas Decoration Swap which Marianne at Ladybird Diaries organized. We were both late-comers but Marianne very graciously included us and how lucky was I ?
Aren't they sweet ? The cutest little reindeer, red robin & Christmas pud arrived all beautifully wrapped in three little boxes. I do sooo love little parcels in the mail.
These pics don't really do them justice so please pop over to Just Pootling and have a wee peek at Kate's pics - they're way better. The light must be better in the south west than it is here in the Midlands ; - )
And here's what I sent Kate . . .
. . . a little button bauble, dinky patchwork stockings, some mini-pegs (I just can't resist mini-pegs, can you ?) and a roll of Christmas ribbon all tied up in a fat-quarter of Scandi fabric.
Thanks Kate for being such a lovely partner and thanks Marianne for organizing such a fabulous swap.
I'm already looking forward to next year's . . .
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Welcome to my newest followers - thanks for popping in, it's lovely to have you along.
I'm falling way behind with my blog reading - maybe I do actually need a few more elves - but I do hope to be stopping by and saying hello again soon.
wishing you a merry & crafty week