12/27/2011

PDCC #112 ~ A Christmas Angel!

Hi there! Hope everyone had a wonderful Christmas. Ours was filled with family and food! Well actually it was almost filled. Our son and daughter-in-law had gone to Niagara Falls last week with two other couples for a few days. She wasn't feeling quite up to par and on the second day it hit her...THE FLU! Fever,chills.....poor baby. She was well taken care of by what she tells me is "the sweetheart of a son we raised" ~ hee!  Here's just a tid bit of that.

Their plan was to all gather in one room to watch the fireworks over the falls. Obviously the plans changed; so our son moved the hotel room couch in front of their room's large picture window. He moved her to it, covered her up with piles of blankets and they snuggled there watching the magical display! Is that not precious!!!

She made it pretty well through the trip home, but was still too ill on Christmas Eve and Christmas day for the family gatherings. So another celebration is in the near future!

I have a sweet little project to share today and I will enter it into the Play Date Cafe challenge. My mom has displayed some type of angel in each room of her house for several years. This is an all year decoration, not just Christmas angels. But I thought I would make her a new one she could put out somewhere during the holidays.


I started by covering a small wooden spool with a scrap of Cosmo Cricket: Jolly by Golly paper. Then I added a strip of scalloped edge red paper to the top rim. I made several PTI: Holly Jolly felt die cuts and glued them to the top of the spool along with half red pearls for the berries.. The pretty angel is a stamp and die cut from PTI's Love Lives Here: Holiday Collection. The sweet polka dot wings are October Afternoon paper. I used a glitter gel pen along the bottom edge of them and on her hair. She's holding a tiny ornament from the same PTI stamp set and the word mom is a stamp from their Tiny Tags collection.

Thanks for visiting ~ Lisa

16 comments:

Tracey McNeely said...

A beautiful angel Lisa and I imagine that your Mom wil just be thrilled with it. I feel so sorry for your daughter-in-law, there is nothing worse than the flu. Wishing her back to health soon.

Michele Gross said...

I think this is the MOST fabulous project!! So creative and really really beautiful! Hope you had a very merry Christmas and thanks for playing with us at The Play Date Cafe!

Marybeth said...

Lisa this angel is so adorable. I love that idea of an angel in each room .
Soooo sorry you did not get to be with you son and his wife for Christmas. That darn 24 hr flu has been around here too, it's so random who get it.
TFS Take care.

Sue Lelli said...

This is just so PRETTY, Lisa! LOVE how you covered a spool with paper and put her on top! Your Mom will LOVE this!

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Cyndie said...

I love your darling little angel! I'm sure your Mom will treasure it.

Ally said...

Beautiful angel, Lisa! ;-) I'm sure your mother will love it, too. Love the spool on the bottom! So sorry about your daughter-in-law - what an awful thing to happen on a trip! Ick. :-( Hope she's recovered by now and able to join you all for a delayed Holiday celebration soon! Cheers. ;-)

Marie said...

Oh my goodness Lisa, what an adorable angel. What an utterly creative idea. Love it!

Joanne Leddy said...

I'm so sorry to hear your daughter-in-law is under the weather. I hope she is feeling better and had a little time to see the beauty of the falls.

Your angel is fabulous! I've never made one myself and have been saving my spools in preparation. You may have just provided me the inspiration I needed ... love it!

Karin (PeppermintPatty) said...

WONDERFUL Angel Lisa - so creative!
Hugs, and best wishes for 2012! /Karin

Colleen Dietrich said...

Lisa, I loved hearing about how tender and loving your son and DIL are together! Oh, how sweet! I hope she's feeling better by now. :)

This angel on a spool for your mom is such a thoughtful gift. I'm sure she loved it!

Hope you had a Merry Christmas, and thanks for playing with us at The Play Date Cafe!

Cherry's Jubilee said...

Gorgeous...love the colors you chose for her. cherry

Sadielaine said...

Such a pretty project! So nicely put together. This angel is on my PTI "need" list. I see such nice projects done with her.

Jaclyn Miller said...

What a creative way to use the colors. Your angel is so unique and really beautiful. I'm sure your mom is proud to display it. Thank you so much for playing along at The Play Date Cafe.

~Tammy~ said...

Lisa, this is totally awesome! Your mom will treasure this not only because you thought of something that means something to her, but because you made it with loving thoughts of her!

I hope you had a fantastic Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Jinny Newlin said...

This is absolutely beautiful and so full of meaning, Lisa! LOVE! Thanks so much for playing along with us at The Play Date Cafe! And I hope you're daughter-in-law is feeling much better today. She's so lucky to have a mother-in-law like you ;)!