Thursday, December 1, 2011

What’s Up?


I got an email from a friend of mine that hadn’t heard from me in days… It said What’s UP?  So, I thought I’d share. 

In another email I got this silly cartoon & had to roar or cry at the one on the above left!!!!  Anyone else having this same problem?  My closet is full of things I don’t/can’t wear & with Christmas & the cold weather approaching I am busy working on this problem. 


And the last one is sooooooooooooooooo TRUE!!!!! I wore a pair of shoes the other day that killed me!  That cost me over $300  but, I’m weeding out what doesn’t fit or I don’t wear.  Something in that closet has to give!

 Purple Velvet

  Thought I’d show a few of the things I bought…   Purple???? I know… I haven’t bought purple in a long time but, loved this royal color in velvet.  And new “Stretch” jeans.   Does that make me an old lady???  Hope not but, it does make me a comfy one.


This oversized “Boyfriend” Cord Jacket in CHOCOLATE!

And the boot above also in CHOCOLATE!

I know, I know… I have Christmas shopping to do but, I NEED these things.  Anyone else having the same problems?

raspberry red - just the right in-between

As long as I was in the pampering mood… I went to get acrylic nails put on for the holidays.  I used to wear them all the time (about 12 years or more) but, when I took them off to have surgery 5 years ago I didn’t put them back on.  My nails grew strong & pretty long but, were never all the same length.  And polish wouldn’t stay on so I decided what the heck! 

So very cute. Will be my Christmas toes!

I treated myself to a pedicure but, didn’t go this far out!  Anyway, now you know what I’ve been up to what about you?

Next week I am so excited to say that I will be taking a 3 day class with KC Willis.  I am sooooooooo excited that she is here in town!  Yes, no travel involved (unless you count the terrible traffic right here in the Dallas/Ft Worth area travel).  Here’s a sample of the projects.  I CAN’T WAIT!  I’m head out with a couple of gal pals & we’re gonna have a blast! 

OneLittleRifle by KC Willis

Cute isn’t it????  An alter/shrine that I am a bit on the fence about but, my buddy Jan is pumped about that class.

And last but, not least is the flag with WOMEN in place of the 50 stars.  I think that is a COOL concept!

flag by KC Willis

Check back to see how it all goes & be sure to visit KC’s site to find where she is teaching or to purchase that a class online.  Have a great weekend! GO out & stimulate this economy like I have. 

HUGS!  Charlene


Nan said...

Well I think you're having fun now weeding out the closet and buying some new things. 300 dollars shoes have to say I've never been there and maybe a good thing, I'm just not a shoe person is what it comes down to.
Purple, YES I am doing purple myself this winter. Take care. Nan

Charlene said...

No! Sweet Nan that was not for one pair! Even for my big feet I didn't do that!!!! I hit a great sale online & got 3 or 4 pairs! HUGS! Charlene

Karen said...

OMG! Those 3 projects are wonderful!!! Gosh, I haven't been to a class in forever! Memorize them... And then you could teach them to me and Joynwhenu come to town!!
Love those toenails!!!
Big hugs! Karen

Lisa said...

What a great winter you will have! Fun clothes and projects!! Weee!!
Your clothes are great and look super comfortable!! ENJOY!!
I got rid of over half my clothes this fall, my HUGE closet won't hold them. Most fit but I never wear them, ever. So they go and I am a jeans and tee girl!
Have a great time Christmas shopping ;)
Hugs, Lisa
ps I have a new post up I know you are shocked, but my new little girl is pictured!

debbie musick said...

Charlene, I will see you Monday morning. I am driving in Sunday afternoon. Cannot wait!!

A Vintage Chic said...

Haha! Just laughing at your comment to Jan, Charlene...I'm a big footed girl, too...size 11! SO hard to find fabulous shoes in my size!

LOVE the clothes you just got--they're just my style! So funny--I've been in a real purple mood lately. I don't really have anything & I've been suddenly on the lookout for purple! Love that velvety purple top--perfect!

Wishing you the most wonderful 1st of December, dear, the time flies, doesn't it?!


A Vintage Chic said...

Also--LOVE those projects! Can't wait to see what you come home learning!!!


Riki Schumacher said...

Hey Charlene, lucky dog taking a class with KC! Bet it will be awesome. Have a ball, look forward to pics. Maddie is 18 months this month, wow! How did that happen? Hugs, Riki

June said...

Oh I am so glad I came by tonight Charlene I could identify with all of these cartoons. But I am working at getting the pie hips under control just in time for Christmas
I love your new duds! I you are going to have so much fun taking this class. I can't wait to see your's when you get back!!!
Hugs from me...

Miss Sandy said...

Wonderful purchases. I am so jealous! You will be learning in person from KC! I adore her work and hope some day to take a live class from her. Can't wait to see what you make in the class.

Diana said...

You and I have been up to the same out our closets and shopping for new things ....including a $300 pair of boots....are we living parallel lives?? Have fun in your classes and wearing your new clothes.
Happy holidays!

~*Feathers and Flight*~ said...

I have Size 10 Skies on the End of My Legs and on the narrow side! When I find shows that Fit well I tend to by a couple of different colors!
Oh I hope you share what you Create with KC Willis!
Have a Wonderful Day My Friend!
Hugs Jill

Olga said...

LOL! This post was very interesting. Your purchases are lovely.

LuLu Kellogg said...

LOVE all your new finds! Those boots are to die for!

I have been under the weather, had a quick hospital stay and now am trying to catch up on Blog visits this morning!

Wishing you a wonderful holiday full of Love and Magic!


susie said...

OMG...I LOVE the purple top & I don't even wear PURPLE...but I'd sure wear this. Where did you get it from??? I had one very similar I bought years ago at Eddie Bauer, but it was like a chocolate/burgundy color & I loved that top too. I can tell your gonna be looking hot the next time I see you!!! :))))

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