Pink Saturday

My creation, originally uploaded by bluebirdsandteapots.

My creationJust in time for Pink Saturday...I went to the mailbox and there was an itty bitty box, gift wrapped. I opened the box and there was this itty bitty book filled with creative ATC size treasures bound by Mary Ann into this incredible keepsake.

My creation

Fat with love, I say...

My creation

A while back I wrote a post about the Pink Itty Bitty Book project that another fellow Pink Saturdayer invited me to.


Thank you Nancy, it was so much fun. Mary Ann included a book for a friend of mine who just went through surgery for her breast cancer.


I know that she will love it. Each of us received one of these books to keep, and one went to auction to raise money for breast cancer. Mary Ann even included some of course!


Well, here are just some of the many gorgeous crafted itty bitty pink pages.

My creation

That's not the only pink inspiration. Every year I create a new design for Christmas, usually Santa for my friends and family. This year since I have an Etsy shop, I wanted to design Vintage Santas from my tin Vintage chocolate molds. I was thinking as I was designing my 2008 Santa...

Santa 2008

What about a PINK SANTA. So I created this itty bitty hanging Santa, which I called PINK SATURDAY SANTA.

I added some pink and red ribbon, a few bells, baubles and a teeny tiny name Santa in Edwardian Script. Oh and there had to be glitter, Vintage glass glitter.

I just love Vintage Santas, so I hope you like this one. A Pink Saturday inspiration of course. On the back is a teeny envelope with a teeny matching Christmas Card which I created using one of my Christmas paintings.

This brick red color is truer to the color of the background.

I just listed him in my Etsy shop. I made five of the pink and five in red. I will list the red one tomorrow.

I'll be adding more one-of-a-kind Santas to my Etsy shop as the month goes on, and including some special ones too. Bev over at How Sweet The Sound has a list of all the posts for Pink Saturday, so please stop by and be PINK with inspiration.

The song for this post is LOVE IS ALL AROUND.
Naturegirl said...

That itty bitty book is just the ribbon and all for sisters who walked "the walk"...I am one and I made it to the finish line!!
Great pink post!

Tara said...


what a wonderful gift, so much love and care put into it! Your pink Santas are adorable!

Tara P>S> Did you notice the Hong Kong blog All Things Bright and Beautiful is no longer up? So disappointed!

Kathleen Grace said...

What fun the pink handmade book must have been to look through, it looks so packed full of beautiful images! I love the vintage santas you made too, although I am more of a red girl than a pink:>) I'm back online and catching up with my bloggy friends! Yay!

Smilingsal said...

So many pretty pink things. Happy Pink Saturday!

KayEllen said...

Your itty bitty book is darling:)
So nice to meet you!



Ruth Welter said...

Hi karen, love the book, awesome. Sometimes going for the mail can be a lot of fun.

Love your hanging santas...adorable. Keep creating.


Beverly said...

Happy Pink Saturday, my dear Karen. I love the book - what a wonderful job she did. And, I know Judy will love it, too.

Your Santas are gorgeous. We have a Santa decorating theme for Christmas in our house. I need to get to your store and shop. ;-)


Happy Pink Saturday!

I love your PINK Santas!

~ Gabriela ~

LiLi M. said...

That itty bitty book is great! Good cause and loads of inspiration too, does a girl want more? Those pink Santa's are so clever, though here we are awaiting the arrival of the real Santa (yep the ancestor of yours!) half November. Until he leaves, December 5th, it is not done over here to have any Christmas decoration in the house. Btw He is dressed in red too, but he is a modern guy!

erin said...

What a lovely book and what a treasure for your friend! Happy Pink Saturday!

Joy said...

You are a fantastic crafting queen! I looove the little pink book!

Donna @ Party Wishes said...

What a fun book! Thanks for sharing all of your fun creations. Happy Pink Saturday!

Dawn said...

What fun books, and got to love a vintage Santa! HPS!

She'sSewPretty said...

I love that little book. What a treasure!
Your Santa is adorable! I love the look of those vintage Santas.
Have a wonderful Pink Saturday!

Virginia said...

What a wonderful gift! & LOVE your hanging santas...
Happy Pink Saturday!
Blessings, Virginia

Lynn@ The Vintage Nest said...

Sweet pink itty bitty book Karen and I love your Santas. Heading to your shop now. HPS ~ Lynn

Stephanie said...

The itty bitty awesome!!!

Great Pink Post!

Happy Pink Saturday!


sherri (Tied Up In Ribbons) said...

wonderful books. WOW. I like Pink Santa's too.

PEA said...

Hi Karen:-)

I just wanted to come by to thank you so much for coming to my Halloween Party yesterday...I do hope you had a fun time! I'm still recovering from it today! lol

I just love your pink Santa, how delightful!! That little book is so delightful as well, I really enjoyed seeing pictures of each page. So much love put into it!! xox

Fifi Flowers said...

LOVE the pink Santa Claus!
ENJOY your weekend!

Utah Grammie said...

Oh the pink itty-bitty book looks amazing! Loved it!

dana said...

The Itty Bitty Book is such a beautiful treasure! What a great swap!

Love, love your Santa 2008! I have always been a Santa fan---who isn't?

Hope you had the bestest PSaturdays! dana

Jenny S said...

Love the books and the Santas!! Thank you for sharing!!

ann said...


Mimi Sue said...

What a darling santa. Love it. You are so talented. The book is so great. A collection of talents. Mimi

PA Fiber Artist said...

Hi Karen,

Happy Belated Pink Saturday! I love your pink Santa - I can see it on mugs and plates too. Love all of the other things you made too.

Have a good week.
Love, Susan

Mary Isabella and Kiley too! said...

I loved it all and the Santa's are awesome...m...

Margie said...

I LOVE the itty bitty book! So much to look at and so pretty! It looks like a lovely surprise on every page!

Have a lovely week!
Margie :)


That's a beautiful gifts to give that you made....wonderful treasure to keep...happy pink...Katherinellen

KatCollects said...

The book is so special. And I am loving your pink Santa : )

Marina Capano said...

wow!!! I love it! congrats for your book is fantastic!
I wanna participate in your party!