Monday, April 9, 2012

It Was A Glorious Day!

We could not have asked for a more perfect Easter Day...



Arriving at church and seeing the newly created Sanctity of Life Garden

 with the bricks we had placed for our parents and Angel daughter, Amy...

sitting in church awaiting Mass

to spending the entire day with our dear daughters!  Now I can share with you the Easter goodies I've been scurrying to ready for my loved ones.

traditions!

peat pot "basket" for Mandy

peat pot "basket" for Melissa

basket for my sweetie

a special Easter card just for dh
and the message...
a glimpse of our Easter Dinner table

a garland of vintage images to hang across a door
and sweets for my sweets!
In addition to Holy Week prayer and meditation, preparing for Easter Day, I managed to sneak in a swap that was hosted by Michelle ~ for her Honey Pot's Vintage Swap.  This was the Petite Vintage Spring Jar and I received this from talented Michele...




close up of the darling robin

and goodies galore to share and add add to creations!
and here's what I created for Michele...




It's so good to be back for our Monday morning visit!  Have a beautiful week and I'll have lots more to share with you next Monday (so MUCH catching up to do!!)
xoxo
Karen

8 comments:

Kasia said...

Looks like you had a wonderful Easter!!! How sweet to have family traditions! :) And so much lovely things! I hope you have had a wonderful Easter!

Hugs,

Cathy L. Calamas said...

What a beautiful day you had. Your baskets are so pretty.

Terri said...

Hello Karen,
I can see you had a lovely Easter. The table looks lovely, and all the goodies too. The Easter baskets are fabulous!
What a fun swap, the petite jars. Gorgeous!!!
Hugs,
Terri

~*~Patty S said...

finally a visit to try and catch up with your creativity and sharing which is always inspiring dear Karen!

I am especially moved by your Angel Daughter's brick...we have a brick for our son Alex at a favorite garden (Oatlands Plantation in VA)...we hope to have one made for our parents as well

May Blessings continue to shower down on you and yours!
oxo

~*~Patty S said...

oh and that last photo of goodies with the San Juan ticket and the German "flying" card...well those all really spoke to me as well :)
oxo

JoAnne said...

I'm so happy you had such a wonderful Easter Karen. What lovely handmade goodies-love those peat pots!

Fran. said...

Hi Karen and welcome back!! I love that you shared pics of your church. I think churches any kind are so pretty and precious. Such sweet little baskets for your girls!! Great keepsake. If they only stayed that little! Right? Somehow our girls sem to grow up in to beautiful women don't they? Great jar swap and pretty great theme. I would love to have one of your cookies right about now!!! LOL I'm having my afternoon coffee break right now but no cookies! Darn it!! As always thanks for sharing!! XOXO Love, Fran.

Laurie said...

What a lovely Easter celebration you had! You are so busy with so many lovely projects! I didn't know you had an angel in heaven, hugs to you!