Extra Super Late Post About My X-mas Tree

Shame, shame, shame, it’s been a long while since I last updated this blog. The thing is, life gets in the way when you want to blog. In my case, life, work and 20 other stuff not even worth mentioning. Anyhow, here are the pics of my Christmas tree. All decorations are hand made. I made most of them, but my mom helped sewing the hat. I was thinking this should be a Halloween tree you can put up in October and leave it there until Christmas! Why not!

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These are the foam balls I hand painted with different Jack Skellington’s facial expressions. You can find them at Party City and they come in 6-packs. I used a very fine point Sharpie, but there are other pens you can use.

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And this is the tree! I bought the huge foam ball for Jack’s head at a local craft shop, where I also purchased the material used for the beard. I cut the material in two pieces, giving the pointy shape to it while cutting, of course, and then sewed them together with white thread. I used the same type of sharpie for the face, and my mom made the hat with scrap leftovers of a red velvet dress. I got the ribbon from someone at eBay, just to give it a more Burtonesque swirl touch. Maybe the whole concept would look much better on a white or a frosted Christmas tree. Hmmm….. or maybe I should get one of those, but larger and make even more Jack heads and add up some black ribbon as well. Hee, hee, hee…

Having a Merry Cat Christmas

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Legend says Mimusa went to Bethlehem to adore baby Jesus.

 

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Upon arrival, her gaze fixation could not be helped, especially on those cute animals that roamed the nation…

 

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She then proceeded to attack the sheep.

 

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And after terrorizing the shepherds she just fell asleep, then Greta showed up to finish the job!

 

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Well, not quite…

~~~The End~~~

 

COMING SOON: The Christmas Tree Post