Wednesday, November 5, 2008

I'm Having a Party!!!

That's right! A full on celebration!! If I had any idea how to work a computer, I would have made some really cute holiday tag to put on here that says the name of my party, but I don't, so I didn't.

Alert! Alert! I know people who are smarter and sweeter than I'll EVER be, and they made me some party buttons. Look at what Natalie made me! I seriously would have done it the same way--if I knew how! I love it. Isn't she talented?

And Kendra is so talented and wonderful and brilliant! She included the date of the party and everything! How did she even DO this? She told me some way to have you link to it, but that's gonna take an hour or so for me to figure out. Until then, just look at its prettiness and enjoy!


All in favor of saving money this Christmas say, "I". All in favor of exchanging some gifts that have heart or meaning behind them say, "I". All in favor of coming here next week to share your ideas and then steal from others say, "Chris is a genius!" Well, maybe not that last part.
I scavenged (I don't care if that's not a word) the internet for some goodies that look like "I can make that", and I know you ladies are looking for some inspiration this year.
In order to spare our pocket books, I would like to invite you to join me


Monday, November 10th

That gives you the rest of this week AND the weekend to either make something that you can teach us how to do, or even just scour the internet and find some projects with tutorials that you know us poor people would love to make for our loved ones this Christmas.


Think of all those teacher's gifts, the mailman, the neighbors, etc. that you just don't have the money to include on your list this year. Wouldn't some nifty ideas like these be perfect? Don't stop there, folks! Maybe you're looking for a decorative way to wrap your presents, or you just need some pizazz in your presentation...this will be the place to come!


You heard it hear first! Join me and the three other people that will link up here on Monday to pass on some inspiration to all your blog friends. I hope you decide to join us! Tell your friends, 'cause that way it won't be so weird when only two people show. :)

All photos: Etsy and Flickr

59 comments:

Astrid said...

Clever, clever, clever!!! Count me in! Brilliant! :)

I'm hoping for some fun ideas.

Oh Chris, what do teachers really want to get as gifts? I'm guessing not anything with apples on it, right?

Lacy said...

Astrid...your right about teacher gifts....no apples or coffee mugs. Tee Hee! (Although grateful for anything)

Chris~ You are a GENIUS! What agreat idea. I am so excited and that is right up my ally. Ill be thinking and spreading the word!!!

Kendra said...

I can put words on your picture for you,if you would like, and even make an html button. Would you like me to email it to you?

I think the party sounds great! I will link up!

Sandy Toes said...

Oh..I am doing this..sounds so fun!! I love it...what a great idea!!! I will hopefully be ready to go!!!

Yeah!!
-sandy toes

Tranquility said...

Oooh - what a fantastic idea! I can't wait to see what everyone comes up with!

Rambling Girl said...

Oh that sounds great! Ok I will try and figure something out. LOL It might be a recipe for some gift giving. I love making those little cakes in the pan and give as presents. Check my blog out and you will see why I put LOL behind my recipe....

Anyway great idea!

Mindy said...

Hey I'm #7 so that means you'll have twice as many as you expected...glad this isn't a wedding

Chick said...

Great idea! you always seem to have fun, do-able ideas! thanks for sharing. Can't wait to see what everyone sends you.

Julie said...

oh I'm so in can't wait and I have a award for you on my blog come on over. Now I've got to get busy and come up with something great. Oh the preasure!!lol
julie

the undomesticated wife said...

Did you ever get around to making the beaded silverware?

raesrambles said...

Sounds like a lot of fun...

AndreaLeigh said...

That's great! I will be present. Can't wait.

Heather said...

Awesome idea, Chris! I can't wait to contribute and see what everyone else comes up with.

Kris said...

SWEET!!!! I am IN!!!

So, what are you making me?

Mandi said...

I love a good party! Count me in!

Magnolia Memories08 said...

I love the idea. I will come up
with something to share.You are
off to a great start what a good time to post this thought.Thanks for sharing.

Stephanie said...

Love this idea! I was just posting on my message board about this same thing b/c it seems like everyone is trying to save a few dollars this yr. Can't wait to see what everyone comes up with! :)

Miss(es) Canadian Pie said...

You ARE a GENIUS! I can't wait for the party. I am out of town this weekend so I better get my craft on! I'm just too excited! Thanks!!

Domestic Diva....NOT said...

Fabulous Idea :) Let's see if I can come up with something good.....hmmm

sandra/tx said...

Great idea, Chris. I don't know if I have it in me to come up with something, but ya never know. :-)

Natalie Jane said...

So... this is random but I made you a button for your party. I had a creative itch. If you want me to email it to you, email me.

plummer.natalie@gmail.com

restyled home said...

Sounds fun...now the pressure is on me. We'll see if I'm up to the task!!

I can't wait to see everyone's great ideas!!

Linda
xo

Em @ Bunch of Scrap said...

Great idea! Now I need to make something ;)

Jenny S said...

Chris you're a genius!! hehehe I'll play along. Can't wait to see what other people do!

Bella said...

Hey! I found you recently from, well I have no clue where now... I am totally in on this! I have actually started and basically finished my 'christmas present project' and would love to share! Although, I did learn it from another blog, but that's why we're all here right?!

Nancy said...

Great idea!!

~Mommy+Me~ said...

Great idea, you are a genius! ;) I love love love all the ones you posted already & hope there will be directions for those. I will be thinking of something to share! ;)

Angie said...

I am sooooo glad you are doing this because I need some good ideas! I'll try to come up with something!

Amanda@Imperfectly Beautiful said...

Oh, how fun!!! I better get busy, cause I want to come to your fabulous party!

M.L. @ The House of Whimsy said...

"Genius" idea Chris! Looking forward to it!
Mary Lou

Susie Harris said...

You smart little cookie! You know I have tons of ideas in this little head of mine just wanting to jump out. I shall join you awesome ladies and fill my head with some of yalls greatness. Thanks for the invite to share and to learn. Clever my dear, smile!

Carolina Mama said...

What a great idea! Just love it! I'll have to get my thinking cap on ... )

Your blog is sooooo cute!

Julie said...

such a great idea, thanks!!!

Buzzings of a Queen Bee! said...

I will have to think about what I can contribute, but I absolutely love the idea. I am always looking for new ideas! :)
Carrie

AndreaW123 said...

Chris....you are a genius! I have a great idea for teacher's gifts...yes, it is a copy...those are the best ideas.....

cakescraps said...

Great idea! I wanted to do this on my blog too, but I've been so busy lately I haven't had time to organize it...so I'm just gonna join in on yours!

Thanks!

Jennie said...

awesome, how do contribute an idea if you can?

michellejohnnie said...

Sounds like a great idea! Too bad I live in Utah! I hope you make a post of all the great ideas brought so us that like your inspiration can get still get it!

duchess said...

Chris is a genius.
What a great idea.
I don't know if I'll have anything to add but I'll definitely be checking it out to learn a few things.

Wendy said...

what a wonderful idea...very impressed by your "sheer genius"!

Valarie said...

Love this idea! I will be back to get some ideas and hopefully join. :)

Holly said...

How CLEVER are you!!! I love it. I'll see what I can muster up by Monday. :)

~ Jamie ~ said...

Great idea! I've been keeping an eye out for ways to save money this Christmas so this is a fantastic idea.

Bugzmommy said...

Great idea for the party! Lovely buttons too.

By the way, I just finished the Gratitude Garland and my pics are up on the site! Thanks for the idea!!!

jennifer@love,laughter,and lyrics said...

This is a SUPER idea!

Mimi Sue said...

Sounds like fun. I'll try to find something. (I'm sure it'll be copied cause I haven't had an original idea since 1992.) Mimi

Ann said...

That sure looks like a fun party...what a great idea. Sad that I only learned about it now. Even without anything to share, I will surely drop by and see what the others have to share. It's gonna be fun, fun, fun.

iheartbowheads.blogspot.com said...

Great idea! I will start thinking!!!!

Sweet Simplicity said...

I would love to know how to make those clip boards. They are so cute!

Sarah said...

Thanks for your comment and what a cute blog you have too! I'll be back for sure!

Blissful Nikki said...

what an awesome idea!!!!

Barbara said...

Chris, Count me in...Now I hope I can come up with something worthy of all your talented bloggers. I better get to thinking huh?
Mom

Blarney said...

Just LOVE the leaf galand idea! I haven't commented in a while because my daughter is requesting to many changes and I am not dealing with them well. Growing up is hard to do ... for Mom's that is.

Yvonne said...

Ok - I'm there, and I'm bringing all my bloggy friends!!

Julie said...

Chris I put your cute button on my blog come on over and look:)
julie

Saucy said...

I AM SO IN! This will be fun... I've started gathering my pics to post already.

Tanya said...

What a GREAT idea. I love this!!

Amy said...

This is awesome - can't wait for tomorrow!

Diane said...

I can't wait to do the scrabble tiles with mini versions of my paintings... thanks

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