Santa Baby

Merry Christmas Eve!  Or, if that ain’t your thang, Happy December 24th!  I’ll be signing off for a bit to enjoy the holidays with my family; but not without leaving your eyeballs some before and after holiday goodness first.

This cute little sleigh was built by Tracy’s dad years ago. She displayed on the front porch every Christmas, stuffed with presents or evergreens.  One year, she noticed it was looking pretty shabby, and not the chic kind.  So she gave it a thin coat of black paint that let the old red shine through a tad, and painted on Santa’s crest.  Very Dickinsonian!  See more on Tracy’s blog General Splendour.

Hmm, what could this pile of cruddy old wood possibly become? How about a rustic frame for a vintage Santa print? Fa-la-la-la Fabulous!  And, if you happen to have a pile of cruddy old wood yourself, not to mention a chop saw, you can make one to.  Step by step instructions from Lindsey at Lindsay and Drew.

I’ll be back soon with a best of 2012 round-up.  Till then, thank you SO much for your support of this here blog.  All the kind words and comments mean so much more to me than you know.  I couldn’t do any of this at all without you, my fabulous reader, and all your kindness and willingness to share.  Here’s wishing you:

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  1. Right back at ya girl. Hope you have tons of fun and no Christmas meltdowns…well at least before 10 a.m.

  2. I just wanted to let you know how much I enjoy your blog. I get excited every time I see your post on my facebook newsfeed and I immediately have to see the goodies you have to share. Thank you for your blog. It is definitely one of my top 3 favs. Happy Holidays to you and your family.

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  4. Just wanted to take a second to thank you for all the enjoyment and inspiration I get from your blog. Wishing you and your family peace of the season and for 2013. Merry Christmas!

  5. Merry Christmas for you too!!!

  6. Merry Christmas to you too!

  7. Merry Christmas to you and your family.

  8. Merry Christmas Lindsey!
    Thank you for every laugh you gave me. All the best for you and your family. Cheers from Argentina.

  9. Hope you had a wonderful Christmas!

  10. Merry Christmas! Hope you had a great time these festive days with your loved ones!

  11. Merry Christmas! Thanks for the feature! Truly one of my favorite blogs!

  12. Thank you for posting my sleigh! Merry Christmas week and Happy 2013. Looking so forward to Better After in the new year. 🙂

  13. Merry Christmas! Thanks for the smiles your brought me this year. xo

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