Do not copy any of my artwork, poetry or photography without my permission.

Do not copy any of my artwork, poetry or photography without my permission.
....carpe diem. The Daylily. "Be like the flower, turn your face to the sun." Khalil Gibran. She gives her all for just one day then bows her head to God and fades away to nourish the next generation. God I pray I may give my all each day to honor you and bow my head at the end to nourish the next generation. Peggy Jones. NOTE............ Please folks do not copy any of my art or photos on my blog without my permission. Thank you for your good manners.

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Thursday, December 10, 2015

Thursday and lots of things to do.


Soulful Friday.



In the last few years I have not been well and this year I have under control and feel so much better.
Last year my hubby and I were both sick and did not even get to celebrate on Christmas Day.
We had our family day later.
However, this year we are both feeling so much better we are getting to do some of the things we used to do.
Our family has grown so there is no way we can all gather at one certain time for a meal.
Instead, we will have open house from 1:00 PM until everyone has had a chance to come by.
Most of our family now have two families to visit on holidays so this way each can come which ever time best suits them.
I have done some decorating and crafty things.
The big thing I am working on is a bejeweled Christmas tree.



I am still working on it and it is amazing how a photo helps me get the pieces in the right place. I will use this technique to critique where things need to be.
As you can see exactly where I need to rearrange some items.
Next the gluing will begin. 
Hope to have it ready to go on my mantle piece by 
Sunday.

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6 comments:

Peg said...

So pretty! Have a wonderful Christmas, and fabulous times with your family as they drop by!

Joyful Noise for a Joyful Life said...

My mom has one she made years ago. Beautiful. I like it on the black background. Glad you are feeling well enough to enjoy this year.

Vee said...

That is a wonderful way to use costume jewelry. I have tons. I did wear my mother's poinsettia pin today while out shopping. I am so happy that your health has improved and that you feel much better this year than last. Gives me hope! =D I remember your open house! A good way to cope with all the logistics of multiiple family commitments.

Mascha said...

What a beautiful Christmas tree full of precious things!
Enjoy your holidays in this year

Anvilcloud said...

Glad you are feeling better, Peggy. You have hit upon a good solution for the family gathering.

Suzy Mae said...

I love the idea of an open house. The Christmas tree is so creative.
So glad you are feeling well enough to really enjoy the holidays this year :)