Monday, December 03, 2007

Advent


Saturday was the first of December, and I still had not made the Advent wreath. I headed outside to the pine tree with the soft needles and gathered a basketful; hopefully enough for a wreath for the front door as well...

It was a cold and blustery weekend, so most of the rest of it was spent inside making wreaths and sewing. I started a couple new projects, both with patchwork...

I have so many 'scraps' in the scrap basket it's overflowing. It's a good thrifty feeling to use them up, but best of all I love all the combinations I can put together. I promise more pictures of the finished projects soon...

Happy Advent everyone!

14 comments:

  1. Your Advent Wreath is beautiful. I think that next year I will make one for our house.

    Can hardly wait to see what you make with your fabric scraps.

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  2. Happy Advent Deb:-) I love those earth toned fabrics , so rich looking. Can't wait to see what your making!

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  3. Beautiful Advent Wreath...and I love the beautiful colors of your candles.

    Have a happy week....

    Beverly

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  4. You are so lucky to have your own pine to cut. I miss that so much. I love your short fat advent candles. I never thought to go that route, have always used the tapers. Blessings Deb.

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  5. Happy Advent to you too Deb
    Sandra.x.

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  6. I love the colors of your Advent candles against the wreath. So pretty Deb, aa are the combinations of fabrics you've used in your patchwork.
    Best wishes to you!

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  7. Happy advent. Ohh I can not wait to see more xoxox Clarice

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  8. Oh where did you get those candles???? I looked high and low for just such candles and couldn't find pink and purple ANY where...maybe I should look in spring? Any tips would be great!! Thanks so much!

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  9. Tilly,
    I also looked high & low for pink & purple candles, and of course, I waited to the last minute! I finally found them at our local Dollar Tree Store.
    I've never looked for them in the spring, as I just don't think that far ahead :)
    Good luck,
    Deb

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  10. Happy Advent to you, too, Deb. I wish I had those lovely soft pine needles to use. Ours are very long and sticky.

    I can't wait to see your latest creations.

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  11. I love the fabrics bits and can't wait to see what you are creating.
    Pretty candles for your advent wreath. Linda

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  13. Such Wonderful feeling with these pictures Deb! I didn`t even noticed Advent before it was over last Weekend. I was sick and then I was to busy making Christmas presents. I really love your Advent Wreath :)
    I just received the December issue of Country Living Uk. and I got so inspired! I am going for more earthtones now I think. It has been a bit to white in my house lately,I need a bit more colours. I can`t wait making it cosy. Starting friday!

    I hope you enjoyed your Advent weekend, snuggling up and enjoying the days. Sending you a hug!
    Aina x

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  14. When I was a child my mother took me and my sister out to pick chestnuts to make the Advent Wreath. We fastened it around a ring of styrofoam. Brown chestnuts and purple candles =)
    Your Advent Wreath was really pretty, and I think you must live a wonderful place, the pictures of the landscape is really really beautiful =) and as always, peace is to find on your blog...
    Happy Advent!!!
    God bless <3

    åslaug

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