Wednesday, December 15, 2010

A Saltsman Christmas Tree

Aside from tearing apart other areas of our house lately, in preparation for the babe, we did manage to make it out to the Owasso Tree Farm and purchase our 2nd Christmas tree as a married couple! We thought we would take advantage of the 10 ft. ceilings in our living room, hence the 9 ft. tree. Spational relations have never been a strong point for me, so next year I may go for something a bit smaller :-) So, here it is, the Saltsman Christmas tree!

John and I spent Monday evening decking it out and we are both really happy with the end result! In other news, my craft room is fully and completely cleaning out and in process of being merged into a gue(studio). It is coming along better than expected, ignoring the piles of fabric in the hallways! The babe's room is all painted in a nice shade of orange sherbert! I hope to post pics soon - and maybe include some pics of my growing mid-section.

Merry Christmas everyone!

Friday, December 3, 2010

Holiday Knitting Spirit, Where Art Thou

As Christmas approaches, there is always much discussion about Holiday Knitting. There are even some people who share all of their finished Christmas gift items and parade them around Ravelry with photos to boot! (I'm not jealous...)

I am sad to say, holiday / gift knitting has never, ever been one of my strengths. If I want to doom a knit project to fail, set a deadline, and have someone in mind while knitting. Failure. It will not get done, and is likely still sitting in my endless basket of WIP’s.

Truth be told, I am not even one to make a big to do about Christmas shopping. The malls and super stores are no place for me during the holiday rush. I much prefer to do my shopping from the comfort of my home, dressed in my sweats sipping my cup of decaffeinated tea.

So for anyone who may worry or anticipate a knitted gift from me. Please, lay your worries to rest, I will do no such thing! And for those of you who are kind and proactive enough to knit for others, please pass some of that spirit onto me... Next year!

Happy Holidays, everyone!