Monday, December 5, 2011

O Christmas Tree

No, not my Christmas tree, but one I snapped while out and about over the weekend.

And another that I crocheted from a pattern found at The Royal Sisters.

I'm trying to find a balance between school, the upkeep of the every day and crafting for sanity's sake. Needless to say, my days are full. I know you know what I'm talking about.

Hope your week is off to a great start.


Linda said...

Pretty tree that you crocheted. :)

Actually my days are pretty quiet despite all of the events of the season. That's why I wrote that piece about there being a "method to my madness" because of the fact that I start everything so early - months ahead of time - when December comes, I'm not frantic or overwhelmed because all of the main stuff is done. I don't craft, but I do create for parties that will be happening. But it's just not as busy as most.

Now, if you were to ask me again on Friday, I'd probably say otherwise, since that's when I'll be at full throttle for Sarah's big birthday weekend, ha. :)

Hope the remainder of your week goes well. Take time for you and to relax.


Grateful4Crochet said...

Creating a balance, I am going to keep that thought in my head for the next few weeks- I love it!
Love the crochet Christmas tree as well

Barbara Jean said...

just sayin' hi girl!!

barabara jean

Privet and Holly said...

I just keep telling
myself that some day
I will look back at these
hectic days with longing.
Merry Monday!
xx Suzanne

Shanda said...

I know what you're talking about. I'm writing a study to teach in Jan and Feb on top of it all. but it makes me stay home and enjoy my tree!!!

My Grama's Soul said...

Hey dear lady.......I know how busy the holidays are for working you celebrate a full blown Christmas? Just wondering.



Bleubeard and Elizabeth said...

I decorate my house each year with tiny trees. I love the crocheted tree you made. It would fit in well in my home (grin). I totally understand how this time of year can get to us. Art for sanity's sake is sometimes what it's all about.

LuLu Kellogg said...

I love your little crochet tree!

We are not pulling out all our decorations this year...only a few just to keep things simple this Christmas.

Wishing you a lovely rest of the week!


Heather - The Good Life said...

Hi Tammy, it is hard to find the right balance this time of year; things tend to get so hectic. Hope you had a great Monday. :-)

Susan said...

Oh yes, Tammy. I can certainly identify with trying to find balance. Tonight I was so tired I just sat in a nice, comfy chair and watched two episodes of the Waltons. That helped. Hope the rest of your week is super. Susan

Tanna at The Brick Street Bungalow said...

You have found so many wonderful Christmas patterns, Tammy!! Trees to go with the snowflakes. Love it! I KNOW; how could we get a few more hours in the day? ;) Take good care. blessings ~ tanna

Diane said...

Very Christmasy post Tammy. Your little tree is especially cute. Diane

The English Romantic said...

So many lovely trees around at the moment, I love your crocheted version.
Hugs, Angela.

Ana said...

Hi Tammy,
I know what you mean...especially around this time of the year, things get a bit more hectic :-) Glad you are able to make some time to craft...Always seems to help me relax and breathe :-)Cute little crochet Christmas tree...and the snowflakes are cute too. Sending you a great big hug.


Astri said...

Darling crocheted tree, Tammy. Could make a cute garland alternating with the snowflakes you made. I've given up on balance, now I strive for doing nothing - but that's unlikely to happen soon. :-)

Have a lovely day!

Elaine said...

Cute little green tree.. Would you believe I have not been to the mall yet to see their tree?

Anonymous said...

Pretty trees, Tammy. Your crocheted pine is totally cute!

Barbara Jean said...

sweet little tree my friend. =)

yes, I know about balance. have not found it yet.
My Dad's passing has got me slowed down a bit.

blessings and hugs

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