Here's a close up of the above - wreaths made from old bicycle tires and recycled water bottles that had been painted and cut to look like flowers:
There were also some quilts donated and auctioned:
The next day I went to Midway with a new friend Jan, and we got to experience what they call Swiss Christmas. There was a small craft show with only about 30 vendors - one booth was full of wooly goodness, but unfortunately the gal who makes the stuff doesn't have a website or blog that I can share with you. Here are a few of her things.
We saw lots of decorated gingerbread houses and some of them were over the top in the creativity department:
|Made from dried orange peels!|
I have more to share with you, but they'll have to wait another day. I hope you're all enjoying the Christmas holiday - sharing traditions with your family - and getting all your shopping and decorating done!