It's September 14th and I am making Christmas Cards...it feels surreal in some way. Where did the year go? And on the other hand...are we done with 2011 yet? What in the world am I gonna get my husband for Christmas this year? Mmm turkey!
Anyhow...back to the Christmas cards!
For many years I just couldn't care less about the cards. A bit of a "Bah! Humbug!", I know... Maybe because my mom died in December. Maybe because I used to let the stress of the season get to me. Maybe, maybe...
But I am in the process of making BIG changes right now. I'm not gonna get into pop psychology, or any metaphysical speculation (it's only 4 o'clock in the afternoon), but a change is needed. And baby steps are what lead to big changes.
So this year I am sending Christmas Cards. Not the Hallmark cutesy ones. Not the Endangered Elephants Foundation ones (not that there's anything wrong with it). But my very own handmade ones.
I met a few people over the past years that completely influenced my life. Some in person, some over the Internet. And I believe they are angels that blessed my life with their love and kindness. In the next few days I'll tell you more about these angels. For now, I'll just show you my very first handmade Christmas card:
I used my all time favourite Graphic 45 Christmas Past collection, Mod Podge, and some mistery golden cord from the Dollar Store ;)
Have a wonderful evening!