January 06, 2011
Stuffed with Love
For the past year+ my life has not been very conducive to creativity but my friend Melissa is always there encouraging me and convincing me to commit to some sort of creative project or another. At Christmas we did our 2nd annual Christmas stocking exchange. You can see last years stockings here. We are also working on a Valentine project and an embroidery project right now. See what I mean about being pushy? I mean pushing me?
This is the stocking I made for Melissa this year. I'm really craving color right now, can you tell? I think it might have something to do with the lack of natural light in this house.
This is the stocking Melissa sent to me. Isn't it delicious? See that vintage pom pom trim? That's my favorite. That might even be from the stash I sent her last year in her stocking.
As much as I love the stocking part, the stuffing part runs a close 2nd. Imagine having your stocking stuffed by a girlfriend that likes all the same things as you. Perfection. Plus we both tend to go a little crazy and ignore the prearranged budget. I like that we still pretend that we are sticking to the budget. It's part of our tradition.
Sadly Melissa doesn't live very near me but she is coming here in a few weeks and I am so excited to have some creative play time with her. Also, there may be some Village exploration and cupcakes involved because, really, what girl day would be complete without cupcakes?