Okay, now on to the point. Fabric. What do these fabrics make you think of? Miami Beach? The Golden Girls? Your Great Aunt Mable's favorite muumuu? I was at the fabric store last week and they spoke to me as I walked by...screamed at me actually...Combine them with chocolate satin ribbon and lots of silver and I think of fabulous handmade Christmas tree ornaments. I am so excited! It sounds ridiculous because it's only February, but I have struggled with choosing the perfect color palette for this year. Christmas 2008 was not a good one for me and I'm hoping for a little kick start for 2009. I'm hoping that being excited about my color palette will go a long way toward improving my feelings about Christmas this year.
So on Valentine's Day I started working on my ornaments...because everyone starts Christmas tree decorations in February... I'm not going to let you in on the whole plan just yet, but here's a sneak peek:
Can ya dig it?! If you need some perspective, they are about the size of Seth's adorable head (so maybe that top photo does have a purpose!). When all is said and done, birds, birdhouses and peacock feathers will also be involved. It's going to be fabu. You already want to come to my house for Christmas this year, don't you?