Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Hodge Podge

As you can tell I don't have much time for blogging and when I do have time I'm not in the blogger mood, thus a month has gone by since my last post. So here is a hodge podge of what has happened here in Iowa lately...
Landon is studying for finals and tomorrow is his last one! YAY! One semester of law school done! And in a week we get to come home to Utah for Christmas! I can't tell you how excited I am. I have been counting down since Thanksgiving.
I finally finished decorating for Christmas last week. I should have started earlier so that I could enjoy them longer. We didn't get a tree this year since we won't be here, so I crammed all of our decorations elsewhere. When it comes to Christmas, I say the more the merrier right? ;) That's what I keep telling myself. I don't actually have many Christmas decorations other than for our tree so I decided to do some DIY decor while my mom was here for Thanksgiving. So that's my other justification for taking so long.
Also, I realized I never posted pics of the new paint job and I also finally hung everything on our walls that I have been wanting to get up. These pictures don't do the paint color justice, but it gives you a good idea. And I threw in a few other random photos just for fun...

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Christmas Mantle- my mom and I made the garlands from felt and pom poms. We cut circles from the felt and put 2 colors on top of one another and sewed them together. The pom poms we just strung with a needle and thread and I made some of the ornaments from paper. We also made the cone trees with poster paper and then glued yarn around them.

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Fun wreath made of plastic straws. My mom found the idea on the front of a magazine...I think Women's Day.



















Cute nail polish I got for my bday from my brother & sis in law















Landon and Thor studying



















Landon & my dad getting ready for the pheasant hunt the day after Thanksgiving. Thor thinks he gets to go as the hunting dog :) And that's all for now folks... have a very Merry Christmas!!

1 comment:

  1. cute things, lexie! also, can you blame thor? the hunting thing's in his blood. (;

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