Tuesday, December 11, 2007

Your sweater's so ugly...

It's the holiday season and that means it's time for Christmas parties. They can be great, but more often they're terrible and overdone. Most people have heard of the "ugly Christmas sweater" party before.... after all, this article in USA Today was written in 2004 so must have far surpassed the mainstream designation by now. But have you ever been to an ugly Christmas sweater decorating party? I hadn't... until this weekend when Ben and I attended one, and I brought along my camera. Here are a couple of photos...

Everyone brought along an old sweater that had outworn its welcome... or was otherwise retired. There were piles of felt, hot glue, and googly eyes to add to your creation.



Not everyone made a sweater... there was also a hat.



Some people went high class.... substituting the hot-glue method of decorating for actual needle and thread


And some of the designs got quite intricate :)


All of the sweaters were pretty awesome... but here are a few of my favorite designs...


So this year if you're tired of attending the same old bad Christmas sweater party... why not turn it into a Christmas sweater decoration party? It's a ton more fun and only a little more messy :) Happy Holidays!


Lauren said...

Oh, how fun! I love the 'Orna-Mental' shirt the best, I think.

Melissa said...

Hillarious! I love all the shots of the sweaters, they actually look really great! Those are some talented ugly sweater makers! Great pics :)

Jessica Del Vecchio said...

"Orna-Mental" cracks me up! What a fun idea!

Anne said...

I'm sooooo glad you shared this! I FREAKING LOVE IT!!! .. and I love you Katy... don't ever stop being wonderful. ;)

Anonymous said...

These just made my day!!!!

~amanda reynolds

phasejumper said...

What a great idea!