December 24, 2010

On the twelfth day of Christmas...


a Gingerbread house

Oh my lawd, we made it. We made it to the twelfth day of Christmas (crafting). We have learned lots of things: how to make ridiculously cute garlands, fun fusions are more fun than Lego's, and that Martha Stewart crafts are a no-go. Sorry Martha, I'm just being real. Today's craft was no breeze, but we called in the trusty Uncle John to help us complete our gbread house. His skills extend to fixing broken toilets/sinks/light fixtures, lighting Christmas trees, fixing leaky roofs, AND building gingerbread houses. When I say building, I mean legit building. The only thing we did not have to do was bake the gingerbread. Other than that, it was up to our architectural abilities to successfully build the house. 

When I say "we" built it, I mean Uncle John, of course.

The directions said to wait an hour before attaching roof. 30 minutes sounded better to us.

We love candaaaay!

We are (UJ is) so artistic.

Caroline helps (by eating candy...) so we don't have to work as hard putting it on the house.

We (UJ) did it! Yummy yummy gingerbread housey.

I must give a shout out to Uncle John who, even when the walls continuously cave in, doesn't give up. Maybe he'll get an extra Christmas present tomorrow ;)

Ok, let's review our past 12 days of super duper amazing great Christmas fun-ness. Ready? Sing with me! 
On the twelfth day of Christmas my true loves gave to me,
Not 12, but 1 gingerbread house!

Not 11, but 2 Martha Stewart (gr) coasterish things!

Martha Stewart (gr) glittered snowflakes!

a hand painted sun catcher!
8 (even though there all aren't in the picture) fun fusion ornaments!

6 (even though there are only 3 here) felt ornaments!

Picture frame ornaments (don't fret, Ann's is done now).

a Saaaanta (slight crooked) boooooblehead

Reindeer headbands (and cute faces)

yummy (fun) sprinkled brownies

wooden colored (and glitterfied) ornaments


Good singing everyone. Now it is time to go leave Santa some cookies and milk and go to bed!

Merry(Happy) Christmas to all, and to all a good-night!


MaryCaroline said...

Whew! These crafting days are exhausting! But fun! Merry Christmas!

Ann said...

awww, yay! i can't wait until next year!!:)

Russ said...

So THAT'S what you were doing all month!


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