Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Back together again

April is back from her trip to Alaska so we were able to get together for the first time in a month and it was lots of fun.  When isn't it?  At our last meeting Pinky had challenged us to make a paper chain of dolls or whatever our preference was, and they were due for this meeting.  Above you can see April's chains of  kissing dolls, moose and trees.  Seems she was influenced by her Alaskan trip.

Her little trees are so cute, with the nature theme running through them.

Here are the kissing kids, the boy on a skateboard and the girl with her purse.

Pinky made her cutouts into tiny ones and attached them to cards!  What a cool idea.  I love the little aliens at the top left. 
Jan made little butterfly creatures, complete with antennas.

Karen made quite a variety, including llamas, cactus, and I'm not sure what to call those cuties at the top.

Plus Karen did these coyotes.  Or maybe they are wolves.

She claimed these guys were her favorite,  even if she did have to cheat a little to make them♥.

Mary also made a variety of cut outs and attached them to cards.  Great minds think alike and so do sisters, evidently!  I like the top left one with the little girls throwing their hands into the air.

April's kitties were so happy to have her back that they won't let her out of their sight!

Pinky and Mary, laughing at April's stories of her Alaskan adventure.

We also celebrated Jan's birthday.  Boy howdy did we!  Look at all the Pirate Loot she received!  Does Sadie look a little jealous?

Click on the photo to see all the wonderful thoughtful artful gifts that Jan received.  Wow!  That ought to keep her busy for awhile!

What a fun day it was, plus the weather was beautiful.  The gals took Jan out to lunch, then returned to April's where she served some delicious fruity drinks and birthday brownies.  What could be better?

Skip on over to April's daughters blog and follow Amber's adventures in Alaska if you've a mind to.  Amber moved to Dutch Harbor to teach school.  That is a long ways away!  Good luck Amber!
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  1. Thanks for such a wonderful day, Ladies! You are the best♥♥♥!

  2. Fun stuff, Ladies. Looks like you're having a blast. Hugs to all.

  3. Thank you sooo much for posting, Jan. We are packing and just got on here to do it and there it was! THANK YOU!!!!! It was a fun birthday. We love you birthday girl!

  4. What a fantastic day! Birkies turned out to be very nice, but with OUR company there, how could it NOT be!!! So good to see Karen well enough to join us, as well as Pinky, Mary & our birthday girl, Jan! And what a HAUL, Jan! Birthday's with the S&B are FABULOUS!!! The paper doll chain challenge was a fun one...and although Karen 'went outside the box', I think her BULL RIDERS were very clever! :-)

  5. The kissing paperwork very cute, and I see also

    Jans new red dog, sorry I lost her name, I am bad in rembering names, she looks belonging to family. Oh and I see Jan has to enlarge her room when getting so many presents. And nice that the post is so good between us, I also saw the content of my little package. And kitties are womens best friends beside dogs and then comes.... ;-))

  6. Jan - Thaks for commenting on my blog. I did respond there to you about "Henri". He is a Goldendoodle. I love all your paper chains! Always loved paper dolls and paper chains when i was a kid! What a fun group and hi to another "April"! And I see that sweet "Sadie".

  7. Another fun! Went to your your watercolor leaves! Just gorgeous!