Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Christmas Construction!

What I really should have been doing is pulling out my tablecloths and napkins for Thanksgiving... Oh, and I had cleaning the bathrooms on my to do list as well.....

but.....

instead I spent Sunday afternoon building a house out of a few old, not in very good condition Little Golden Books!

A few weeks ago at the local flea market, I saw one....I didn't take a picture because the seller was right there and I felt a little awkward taking a picture.

I had a pretty good idea of what the house looked like and I was sure I could create my own.

This is a picture of the front of the house.....


side views of The Night Before Christmas House



a view of the back


It reminded me of decorating a Gingerbread House.....


I had a wonderful Sunday afternoon, Building The Night Before Christmas house, while watching Miracle on 34th Street...
Cleaning the bathrooms and sorting through linens can wait right?

chris

23 comments:

  1. As far as I'm concerned, cleaning can always wait.:-) That is a very unique "Little Golden" house!

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  2. OH those are precious! AND absolutely... the cleaning can wait:) Have a blessed Thanksgiving week dear friend, HUGS!

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  3. Get out! It's wonderful! Wow, it looks like it was hard to do.
    Great job Chris! It really couldn't be cuter!
    Erica :)

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  4. adorable!!! Thank goodness I can tell by the spine that you didn't use a vintage LGB!!!

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  5. That is so unique...and adorable! I am continually amazed at the creativity of my bloggy friends...we seem to inspire each other. I didn't do anything creative today...and no housework either...lol!

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  6. How cute is THAT!!! I collect Golden books but now I'll have to look for some old beat up ones. I would love to try to make one of these. How adorable!

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  7. So cute Chris and such a creative idea!! Happy Thanksgiving! xo Heather

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  8. I'm totally loving this idea!! Have a wonderful Thanksgiving. PS. I spent today stressed out at work thinking about everything that needs to be done. Hopefully, my fairy godmother shows up soon.

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  9. So Cool! The Santa and Sleigh on the roof is great.
    Chris =]

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  10. It can all wait! Creating and fun is important, dust isn't! :) Your house is tbe cutest, just love it!
    Happy Thanksgiving!

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  11. SO unique and cute!
    Happy Thanksgiving!!!
    Warmly,
    deb

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  12. Chris,
    I have never seen anything like this! How wonderful...I can tell this was fun! Thanks for sharing and Happy Thanksgiving my friend!

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  13. That is so cute! Very clever and so creative! Happy Thanksgiving Day to you and your family, Chris!

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  14. That is such a wonderful idea. You are so creative. I am just in love with your book house.
    Happy Thanksgiving.
    Hugs
    donna

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  15. Should'a could'a would'a... It can wait! Your little house so cute!

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  16. how stinking cute! I love this idea. I might just have to start looking for christmas editions of little golden books! thanks for sharing!
    and Happy thanksgiving!

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  17. This is so cute - I love it! Hope you have a wonderful Thanksgiving.

    blessings,
    Danielle

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  18. Really! There ought to be a law against such cuteness! This is one of the cutest and cleverest ideas evah! I think I might just have to borrow it! It is adorable!

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  19. That is so cute! Love this idea. Thanks for the inspiration. laurie

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  20. So creative, love this idea!

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  21. Now that is just too cute ! No way I could see it/do it ... I would have had to take a pic thanks for sharing it Elaine

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