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Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Happy Holidays!!


"Nantucket Cottage" Tussie Mussie--"sneak" preview.
My entry for "Blue Christmas" at the
City Crafter Challenge!


New "Paris Romance" Tussie Mussie--"sneak preview"




Hi Everyone--
Welcome to our New Orleans home--this is my own little
"Holiday Housewarming." I want to wish you a
Happy Holiday season!



I hope it is a joyous time for you!



Here is a candle I created with a picture of
our home on it with an old-fashioned girl
standing in front of it.



Here is a repurposed box that I made.




And lastly, here is an altered birdhouse created
for Christmas!

I am linking this up to Rednesday!
And because our house is white, I am linking this up

I am also linking this up to Alter It Monthly where
the theme is "Slide." The picture I used to make the
altered candle is one that shows our home during
a rare snow storm here in New Orleans.

But, if you notice the cookies next to my altered
bird house, I am determined not to "slide" when
it comes to my diet this holiday season!

Also, as promised, I have some brand-new
Tussie Mussies in my Etsy shop--so, if
you'd like to, take a look!

XO
Cindy

37 comments:

The English Romantic said...

Hi Cindy,
Those cookies look yummy!!!
Love all your christmas makes.
Hugs,Angela.

The Bear's Blog said...

BEAUTIFUL. I see you figured out how to edit photos. They look wonderful.

Hugs
Joyce

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

Very pretty, Cindy! I love these vignettes. What a great idea to wrap the picture of your house around a candle. Wouldn't that be a great gift to someone ~ with a picture of their house, of course. : )

Incipient Wings said...

your home looks so warm and cozy!
all your goodies are beautiful Cindy!

Dixie Mom said...

Gorgeous! And now I'm hungry for cookies. :)

Linda M. said...

Cindy, Every thing looks beautiful! The cookies do look yummy. My head is spinning with all your links. How do you do it all?

Kelly said...

Everything is so very lovely. Your house is just gorgeous!

Kelly

Zuzu's Blog said...

thanks again for joining us Cindy.. Your home looks fantastic ( cant see mine buried under snow at the moment as we are snowed in.)have a wonderful holiday season ... Zx

Debbie@Debbie-Dabble said...

Cindy,
LOVE your sweet Christmas vignettes with your beautiful creations but I REALLY LOVE your home all decorated!! I love the way your home looks without the decorations... just my style but with the decorations!!! Magnificent!!!

Hugs,
Debbie

Donnie said...

Love all your photo's . Very homey Christmas and I did notice the cookies and I'll have to enjoy mine virtually this year too. Take care.

Junibears said...

Happy Holidays to you too Cindy! Your photos are just gorgeous. Your home all decorated up is magnificent. You decorate much earlier than we do here. Love the things you've made again.
Big Hugs
June xx

Hillbilly Handiworks said...

Oh my gosh, your house is beautiful!!! All the decor is too--even those cookies! LOL

Paula said...

what a beautiful home...love the items you have made too.

Ceekay- Thinkin of Home said...

Your home is gorgeous all decorated! and I so love those peanut butter blossoms...but so does my husband, so I can't make them! We like to be able to walk normal and not sideways through the front door!!!

Shabby Cottage Studio said...

Looks like you are all ready for Chrsimtas now!
Beautiful Cindy!
xoxo

Sally Annie Magundy said...

Whoops Cindy! Somehow I ended up on your tussie mussie post and I'm so happy I did - they're so lovely, you are so talented! (How did your exhibit go, BTW? Hope it was wonderful!)

And now back to where I was supposed to land here - what wonderful photos, everything is so charming. What a beautiful home you have. I love the idea of having a photo of your home on your candle! (or a wonderful vintage image too!)

Happy happy Rednesday,
Sally

Kirsty Vittetoe said...

Beautiful house, thanks for sharing those photos! The cookies look so yummy!

Angela said...

Oh Cindy,,I adore your home..just gloriously gorgeous!!! oh my...truly beautiful girl.I'm also loving your banner..You have a porch that I want to come over and sit on right now,,lol.

Loved the pics you have shared...The candle and the card one is beautiful. That would be nice to have framed and used for holiday decoration...

((hugs))Thanks for letting me know about this post.I think I need to follow you...daaa, thought I was,,LOL

Gillian said...

How gorgeous your festive home is Cindy, as are your holiday projects, as always thank you for joining in over at Alter It Monthly.

A Vintage Chic said...

Hi, Cindy! Gosh, I'm behind on my visiting! I've missed so many of your beautiful posts! I'm catching up now, though...!

Your home is just luminous and gorgeous--so welcoming and warm!

Hope you're having a beautiful day, my friend...Happy December!

Julie

Katie said...

When can I move in with you? Your house is lovely, and all your projects here turned out great. Your candle is so sweet and I love the altered bird house.

Theresa said...

Your home is beautiful Cindy! I love the candle you made with the image of it on the front, very sweet. The cookies are my favs! Theresa xoxo

PetraB said...

You have such a welcoming and inviting home. It looks so beautiful and warm with all the lights. Love the photo and the way you used it a lot.

Donna said...

Ok Cindy, first of all, I'm coming over for those cookies! Your tussie mussies are gorgeous! They are so ethereal looking, what great gifts they would make. Can you imagine an entire tree embellished with them? And your home is stunning all decked out in her holiday finest!

Kirsty Vittetoe said...

That is gorgeous Cindy, I so love it, the soft blue, the pearls, and all the shabby goodness, simply beautiful, thanks for playing along with us at CCCB!

LV said...

It was a pleasure visiting in your lovely home.

Rebecca said...

I had a fun time at your open house-very welcoming!

Linda said...

How beautiful, Cindy...your house is stunning all lit up like that! And I love all your lovely creations, too!

Carola Bartz said...

Those cookies look very tempting! Beautiful pictures. I hope you have a peaceful and joyful holiday season.

Yvonne said...

Hi Cindy,
Your projects are gorgeous and your house looks magnificent. Have a happy and safe Christmas!

Magpie said...

Just found out what a Tussie Mussie is! They're beautiful! Your house is festive and so lovely!

Terry said...

Hi Cindy, Love these pictures! Are you putting the cookies in your Etsy shop? Sure looks delicious! Happy Hugs!

Devonay@LumpkinAndMe said...

Your home looks perfect for the holidays! I haven't started my diet yet, so I'll take 2 of those yummy looking cookies!!!

Terry said...

A Tussie Mussie knocked at my door this afternoon. Ok, it was the Postman, but the little birdie whispered in his ear to do so! Love it and both the Tussie Mussie and tag are gorgeous! Thanks so much for such a fast and safe send off! Hugs!

Linda Robinson said...

WOW! I am luv'n your house it is beautiful.. All of your creations are so beautiful.. Thanks so much for joining us this week over at CCCB!

Cheryl Nelson said...

Everything is just beautiful!! Thank you for playing along at CCCB!

Ginger said...

your house looks the very spirit of christmas. Thanks for joining us on Alter it Monthly.
Ginger x