Monday, November 26, 2012

Christmas Prep.

So after 4 days off from work and plenty of shopping, I am now back in the engineering office trying to get motivated for a week of craziness. I miss "vacation" already.

Over my time off, I started to decorate my apartment for Christmas. It's a family tradition to go tree shopping the day before Thanksgiving, so I picked out my beautiful tree and couldn't wait to decorate it. I was surprised to find out that the boy is kind of obsessed with tree decoration. It was the first time I had gotten all my ornaments I have been collecting for years out and it was fun to see what I have purchased over the years. 
 
I still want to make the Pinterest inspired tree skirt... so thats on the to do list. I bought a dollar store one (shown above) to revamp into a ruffled-filled white skirt.
I made Mike a stocking... the store bought ones are never big enough. I put one DVD in a stocking and boom its filled...so I decided to go BIG. You can't really tell but this stocking is as long as the window. Amazing! So I just sketched out an "m" and added some sparkle. Love it. (Now I need to make myself one!)
I wrapped his stocking stuffers.
It definitely helped that Black Friday was a HUGE success. After spending 4 1/2 hours at Walmart, Mike and I walked away with a 40" TV, Blu-ray Player, new sheets, and enough DVDs/TV series to keep us occupied for another year.
Christmas is so soon and I am ready for it. I only need a few more presents and I am done with my gift-buying. I cannot wait to just kick back and relax once Decemeber hits. I want to enjoy next month.

Are you Christmas decorating? Did you partake in Black Friday? Any good deals? I want to hear about it!

2 comments:

The Granberrys said...

The ruffle tree skirt is also on my list of to-dos...hopefully I'll get it done this season! Love that you're already done shopping AND decorating! : )

Crazy Shenanigans-JMO said...

I want to make one of those ruffle tree skirts but I don't know if I can get it right! lol You'll have to post yours if you make it! Love all those dvds you got!