Thursday, November 30, 2006

Christmas Cheer

Today is a snow day. Well, the snow is coming tonight, so we 'called it' a snow day (benefits of homeschooling in action. *wink* And all the local school districts are on snow days anyway.) The girls have promised to do their reading and history later. So we started our snow day making these little pretties.

I can't wait until we light these babies up after dark! DH will be so surprised! We've hung them on shepherd's staffs (which usually hold bird feeders or plants) along the sidewalk.

We've made coffee (very essential) and yummy banana bread made by my DD of course. We are doing a little 'winter cleaning' and then heading to the basement for more Christmas decorations.

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas. (Night pictures to come...)

Edited: Adding night pics now. Aren't they adorable?! I love them!

Someone asked for directions in making the stars. I saw them on a show on DIY or HGTV. I could never explain it if I tried, but it was an easy project. We modified it and used lots of chopsticks I had laying around (instead of the bamboo poles.) Oh, here are the directions online at HGTV. Probably should have looked for those before we made them! DUH! ha

Have fun creating! And don't forget to glitter them like we did!


Shawn said...

Those are so neat!!! Looks like you and the kids are having a good day! Thanks for sharing Kris :)

audrey said...

Kris...these are so beautiful, both in the day and 'em.

Vera said...

those are great! I want directions!

Sara said...

Beautiful, Kris!