Sunday, November 30, 2008

ETSY TEAM AND FAMILY

Well Thanksgiving is over and I have just now had time to post about what's been going on in my world the past few weeks.

First of all Thanks to all the participants of my ATC Thanksgiving Swap. I think all the partners now have addresses for their partners. I am missing only one and that is JANE VICKERS so if you are out there Jane or if anyone knows Jane, please send me her address for her partner.
The swap was a success even though I think we were ALL late. It was fun!!


This is my Etsy Team OCEAN, which stands for Oregon Coast Etsy Artist Network.
We recently had our Christmas luncheon and gift exchange. The rules were that it had to be handmade by each OCEAN member and be under $15.00. We exchanged gifts and good conversation.

From Left to right, Brenda, Kathleen, Pamela, me, Nadine and Lynn. Kae left early and missed being in this picture.

We received things like a hand painted tile...this is Pamela

a crocheted ornament...this is ME!

a beautiful collage...this is the my latest collage.

Look at the detail on these fans done by Kathleen !

a beautiful handmade fans made from paper...this is Jann

a gorgeous hand made necklace...this is Nadine

the cutest greeting cards...this is Pamela and Kathleen

A really nice handpainted picture framed and ready to put on your dresser or table...this is Kae.


When of course you all know I went to Nampa, Idaho for 4 days to visit my family so I wanted to share them with you. Nampa is where I grew up and where all of my aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and brothers still live.

This are my, nieces Mandy and Cassidy.

This are two of my grand nieces, Teal and Emmy. They just got caught with their hands in the bubble gum machine!

Here I am with my two younger brothers, Richard and Randy.

This is my handsome nephew, Jason.

These little cuties are Mandy's two girls, my grand nieces, Emmy and Addy. She had just baked a cake for her Grandfather Richard, my brother. She is also the little darlin' that said she was going to text message my Mother, her Great Grandmother after she passed away last February.

Grayson, Addy and Emmy's brother.

My niece Mandy and her family, Grant, Emmy, Addy and Grayson

My nephew Jason and his family, Roxanne, Kalee and Jaden

My long time friends, Jerry and Sherry Durante

Well that is what I have been up to the past few weeks. I am now working on some things for a couple of challenges I have entered so I will be posting them in a few days.

Off to bed now. Hope you enjoyed looking at my family..
I love them all !!


1 comment:

FOREVER JANN said...

ALWAYS ENJOY VIEWING YOUR PHOTO'S PATTI. YOUR OCEAN CHRISTMAS PARTY LOOKS LIKE IT WAS FUN. ISN'T IT NICE TO HAVE SUCH GOOD FRIENDS.THE PHOTO'S OF YOU WERE GREAT, SO PRETTY IN YOUR WHITE BLOUSE, YOU STILL HAVE YOUR GREAT DISCO FIGURE. LOVELY ART ALSO. YOU HAVE A WONDERFUL FAMILY ALSO. I KNOW YOU GOT A GOOD VISIT IN WITH THEM. KEEP INSPIRING ME/US WITH YOUR ART WORK . WISHING YOU ALL THE BEST THIS CHRISTMAS SEASON.