Saturday, December 17, 2011

A Few Frosty Friends

Good Saturday morning to you all.It is a cold one here in Central Kentucky but that just makes it feel more like Christmas.I am still not ready for the big day,we did get out and do a bit of shopping yesterday.For some reason I have struggled with just being in the mood for Christmas this year.I don't know if it is the fact I am getting older, the health issues that bug me or if it is the fact my son is no longer a child.Anyone that knows me very well would tell you I have always been  crazy about Christmas to the point I plan for it all year long. I have already promised myself that the Lord willing ,I will do better next year.

Along those same lines I want to apologize to all of you ladies that I have been slack in visiting your blogs.I know that I have been missing a lot of the posts and for that I am truly sorry.The other day I was shocked to learn that I had won a giveaway that Janice over at Prims By The Water had hosted as part of her birthday celebration.Foolish and embarrassed also went right along with that shocked feeling,I was experiencing.Thank you Janice for letting me know,for hosting such an awesome giveaway and I truly hope that you had a wonderful birthday. My apologies that you had to contact me about it. My goal is to try and do a  better job at keeping up with all of my blogging friends.

I thought that I would share a few of my favorite snowmen this morning ,so grab a cup of coffee ,tea or hot chocolate and we will get started with the show.

This is sitting on my fireplace in the living room.I did the needle punch and made the snowman on the basket.

A little snowman head that I made last year.

Look closely and you will see a mouse or two.Love those lil mousers. I made this guy and his mice friends last year as well.

My son's girlfriend brought this guy home for me the other day. Isn't it cute ?

 A few snowmen ornies on my primitive tree.See that cute kitty angel ornie ,it was a gift from my friend Susan.

This wonderful hooked snowman makedo is sitting on my settle ,it was also a gift from Susan.

This is on  my dining room wall.

My sweet friend Roxanne sent me this awesome stocking in a swap a couple of years ago.

Another awesome snowman makedo from Susan.She did a wonderful job creating him.Love it! 

This is a wooden chest that I made over a  couple of years ago, it is a favorite of mine.I made the snowmen hats and the snowman.

Last of all another snowman that I made last year from my own design and pattern.I also made the big fluffy  snowballs.

I hope that the show wasn't to long or boring . I have a few more Christmas pics to share as soon as I get them uploaded,maybe tomorrow after church. The big day is fast approaching and ready or not it will be here,it is my wish that you all have a wonderful weekend and enjoy the season. Christmas Blessings,Jen


Farmhouse prims said...

Love all your snowman, your decorating is awesome! Hugs, Lecia

Cat Nap Inn Primitives said...

love your snowman collection.;) have a great weekend.;)

Hillcresthome Prims said...

Your blog post was AWESOME as always, NEVER boring. We all LOVE pictures. I LOVE every Christmas display that you did!

The first picture of the snowman that you made is FABULOUS, you are one talented woman!!

Thanks for an AWESOME post and congrats on winning that giveaway, you lucky duck!

Shirlee said...

Jen ... You truly are good at making crafts & to think that you make up many of your own designs! You really ought to consider developing a pattern business ... I'm sure you'd have quite a following! I love all those snowmen ... thanks for sharing : ) Blessings, Shirlee

Sandi @ The Primitive Skate said...

Love your snowman collection!
They are my favorite also.
Have a very Merry Christmas!

Barb said...

Hi Jen,
I am with you..I will try to keep up with all my blog friends too.
Love all your snowmen. You can never have enough!
Happy Holidays to you!

Susan At Glen Oaks Primitives said...

Your things are beautiful. You have some adorable snowmen, and I especially like the hooked snowman makedo. I applaud you for talking about how you changed your feelings about the holidays this year. When everyone is sounding so happy and getting so much done, I feel inadequate sometimes. But we do what we can especially when we're having health issues, that's all we can do.
Merry Christmas Everyone

TheCrankyCrow said...

Tell you what Girlfriend - you do snowmen like snowbody's business! They're all ADORABLE!! And you have created some wonderful displays and vignettes. I so know your feelings this year - I am in the same sled. I've always been nutty about both Halloween and Christmas - this year, I don't know what happened. I did get the tree mostly decorated yesterday - all the while thinking with each ornament, what a pain it will be to take it all down in a few weeks and put away. So sad....don't know who I'm channeling - the Grinch or Ebeneezer or both - but it's not fun. Take good care - and hope the spirit finds you. Smiles & Hugs ~ Robin

Sassafras and Winterberry said...

It's good to hear from you. I think you're not alone in feeling unmotivated by Christmas this year. I think when we don't feel good or are working too's hard to get merry. I hope this week brings some healing and a little holiday cheer! Your snowmen are wonderful! You do such good work!

Angela said...

Oh my dear friend Jen, I have never had a boring visit with you. I am in love with all the snowmen... What a great collection and you have displayed them perfectly. Come on girlie and get in the holiday mood. We all have so much to be happy and thankful for. Throw on that Christmas music and grab a good book and lets share the season together. We will even let Robin join in. You girls gota get happy ... Christmas will be gone too soon. Then you can comfort me when January hits and I am down and depressed. (LOL)

Lois--Huckleberry Lady said...

Hi Jen, Love all your snowmen. Hope you feel motivated soon!!!! I try to get decorated as soon as Thanksgiving is over, so I can enjoy it for a whole month.
Merry Christmas,

Karen/My Colonial Home said...

Hi Jen, thanks so much for visiting! You are so sweet to send prayers.

Oh your Snowman collection rivals
I thought I had a lot but you outdone

Blessings and Merry Christmas.

annie said...

Wonderful photos, I love the snowmen!
Merry Christmas!

Angie Berry said...

I am a snowman lover too and I love all your frosty friends! They are so adorable and fun too, aren't they? Mine stay out way past Christmas. As a matter of fact, I didn't have time to decorate my snowman tree before Christmas because the lights burnt out. So I spent two days taking the clips and lights off of it. Now I'm just waiting for hubby to put some new lights on it (without those stinking clips!) so I can decorate it. Can't wait to get all the snowmen ornies out!