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Sunday, October 26, 2008

Show and Tell Monday, 10/27/08

Here comes Monday, again. These weeks seem to fly by faster and faster all the time. We have run the gamut with the weather this week. It was down into the 20's a few nights, 30's during a few days, rainy yesterday, incredible thunderstorms last night and today we were back into the 60's and a beautiful sunshiny day. Mother Nature is just a tad confused, I think.
I have been really busy this week with trying to get ready for the 12 days of Christmas Shop Hop coming up November 2. Here's a sneak preview of what I've been working on. These are rayon and silk velvet stockings trimmed with vintage laces and medallions.


We also have Pink Friday this week, In the Basket. Lots to do, I think those of us participating in all these events at Make Mine Pink can really rival Santa's elves.
As predicted, this past Friday was truly incredible. Make Mine Pink's Pink Friday's theme of Coming Up Roses is definitely a favorite all the way around, customers to shop owners. There were more participating boutiques this past week than I've ever seen. I believe there were 40. Every one of the shop owners out did themselves. What fabulous products! This was a fun one.
So, my friends, that is it until next Thursday when we celebrate another Pink Friday.








20 comments:

SoCal Helene said...

Hi Pat,
I can not believe I’m the first one to comment on your post!!! The stocking is darling can wait to see what else you come up with. Please, send us some cooler weather here in SoCal we want it soo bad!! Have a great week my friend!
;o) Helene
www.sistersgiftcompany.com

gail said...

Hi Pat,,,, I love your stocking! I hope we have a great shop hop. Its going to be alot of fun. I hope your enjoying your weather. Its still kinda warm here. But there wont be any snow later, so thats good for me. LOL Have a pretty week,,,luv,gail

Silena said...

Hi Pat,
Your Christmas stockings are really pretty...I like the little medallions because it makes them so very unique. Hope we have a great shop hop....can't wait! Central Valley weather is really pretty this time of year, except where I live we get dust from the farmers harvesting their crops...that I don't like!! Have a great week!!

Susan said...

Christmas! Ack! Our leaves have barely turned colors down here! I am trying to think fall!
Susan *dutchrose*

K&E@forgetmenotdreams said...

I love your heart embelishment! So cute Pat!
Eileen
Forget Me Not Dreams

Debbie said...

Hi Pat....I love your pretty red stocking! Christmas is going to be here before we know it. :)

Hugs,
Debbie

Miniature Patisserie Chef said...

Hi Pat, Wow that is such a cute christmas stocking!

Have a good week ahead!

Pei Li

Lisa said...

Pat

You stocking is very pretty. I'm looking forward to seeing all the pretties you have been creating.

Lisa
www.palepinkandroses.com
www.palepinkandroses.typepad.com

Carrie Gonzalez said...

Hi Pat,

The stocking is very pretty. I would love some of your cool weather here! We are still baking! Have a lovely week!
Carrie

Cottage Flair said...

Pat,
Great stockings. Looks like you've been busy. I must be in the same area as you because our weather has been the same. We lost power Sat. night. Fortunately it was back on in the morning.
Jennifer

Carolee Crafts said...

Hi Pat

The stocking is very pretty, your weather sounds like ours, unpredictable at the moment, have a good week.

Francie of The Scented Cottage said...

Pat those are very lovely...how beautiful they will be hanging in front of a fireplace...or on a bedpost.
Looking forward to your Twelve Days of Christmas offerings.

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Shell said...

Hey Pat,
Love your stocking! Send me your address so I can mail you some trims I have been saving for you.
Hugs,
Shell

Inka Thomas said...

Oh Pat,
Pretty, Pretty, Pretty. I love the color you chose for the stocking...Beautiful!!!
Inka

Janet Bernasconi said...

Hi Pat!

What a pretty stocking! I love anything with lace and the red really looks perfect with white. You did a beautiful job. Hard to believe that this is the last week of October! Before you know it Christmas. I bet that stocking will look beautiful in someone's home because I just know it won't last!
xxoo
Janet
Janet's Creative Pillows

Carolk said...

HI Pat,
Looks like you're having fun making lovelies for Shop Hop!

Beloved Creations said...

That is so cute. I love the white lace on that red stocking.

Craft Diva said...

you have been a busy lady! it's nice to spend these chilly days doing our crafts, isn't it? you can stay in and relax a bit...stay HEALTHY now...

Lilli Blue said...

Santa is coming to town. Nice stocking.Red is so happy.The little embellishment is lovely.good going pat. lilli

Susie said...

Hi Pat! Your stocking is lovely and is sure to kick off the spirit of the 12 days of Christmas.
Susie of The Polka Dot Rose