Leo’s Mane Sew Along

Tuesday, 4 December 2012

Christmas decorating .....

Matt and Becca invited us over to their new house to help decorate for their first Christmas in their house. We had a great time. They have been using our old artificial tree for the last few years, when they were living in their apartment. Putting that tree in their new house has emphasized just how much more space they have there. We always used to struggle every year to come up with someplace to put it in our house, since it took up so much space, and our house is so small. Well, over at their place, that poor tree looks lost. LOL!

           We aren't doing any decorating here this year, what with planning for the move in January, so they graciously offered Scott the top of their entertainment unit for his annual Christmas village. It looks so pretty.

 Here they are, sitting on their lovely staircase. You know the only thing missing, that would have made it perfect? Grand kids!! LOL!! Oh well, they are young. Maybe in the next year or two.
I am so thankful to God for these 2 people, and so filled with joy for  them, too. They have worked very hard in the last couple of years to achieve their goal of buying a home, and God blessed their efforts. A couple of years ago  they went for a 2 month course on Bible based stewardship and money management, and they have been faithfully following those guidelines. And I continue to be so thrilled and thankful for their gracious offer of a home for us with them. The work on our space continues to go well. You would think that while we were over there, I would have taken a picture of it, but I somehow forgot. Probably because, while it is looking a little better,  it is still hard to see what it will be like when the work is done. This week they are supposed to be doing the tile in the bathroom, and starting the framing for the sewing room/studio space. Next week, the kitchen cupboards arrive, and the gas fireplace goes in, and then they will probably start to dry wall the ceilings and the small parts of wall that need it. That's when it will start to look finished, and I'll get some pictures of it.  Very, very exciting!!


  1. Cathy, this is just marvelous!! What a happy, happy post! I'm so glad that Matt and Becca get to enjoy their new house this Christmas -- how fun and what special memories will be made!! How are the stockings coming along?!? :)

  2. I remember moving from our first house (tiny) to our 2nd house, and it had vaulted ceilings. Our tree looked so small. We finally got a new tree, and, 15 years later, in another house, we are still using it.


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