Sunday, December 30, 2012

Christmas Eve {and Dare to Dream card}

I have hundreds...and hundreds of photos from Christmas Eve and Christmas Day...so I thought I'd pop in and share a few.  Here are the first few shots from my mum's house.  The after church photos (before the little boys started to change out of their "handsome" shirts).  Olivia and Jonathon are in the upper right hand corner.  They've gone back and forth over the years in height.  Right now Jonathon is a couple inches taller.  We'll see how long that lasts!


Then Christmas dinner with our annual Christmas Crackers...followed by the children anxiously awaiting present time.  Olivia loved her iPod case which was a horse - love that face!  You can see Marcel changed shirts into one of his presents...Ryan got a yukele and my mum is showing off her earrings Madeleine made...then last but not least the kids are playing their new game Headbands.

Of course if wouldn't be Christmas if you didn't model your new gifts.  Madeleine shows her new black coat (perfect for her internship in Alaska), Marcel shows off his machine gun (I wish you could hear him imitate the sounds!) and Elizabeth is showing off her new coat too.  The top right is all the cousins together!    So blessed to be surrounded by our families for the holidays.  I'll be back with pictures from Christmas day soon.

And before I go, I had lots of craft time yesterday and today...which I am so thankful for.  I simply love to create.  I have a super quick card using Verve's Borderline set and the current ColourQ palette.  This card will go to my niece, Madeleine, who will start her first internship in January for her fashion design major.  I'm so proud of her!
 

12 comments:

  1. I love seeing your pics Lynn! Looks like you had a great time! And that card is gorgeous! I love the colors and that bow!!

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  2. Love that you shared your fab pictures! Awesome card too!!

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  3. Your Christmas Eve looks like such fun, Lynn - nothin' better than a big family all together, enjoying each other!

    Love your card too - so awesome the way you ribbon mimics the thin chevrons - beautifully done! :)

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  4. Loads of Christmas Eve fun :) Thanks for sharing the pictures! Love the card too.

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  5. Love all the pictures and of course, the card.

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  6. Lovely card! The colours are scrumptious!

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  7. Another bunch of wonderful pictures Lynn and what a lovely card, that ribbon is so yummy. Thank you so much for sharing with us this week at the colourQ!

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  8. Looks like a wonderful Christmas celebration, Lynn! Such beautiful and memorable pics! And I'm just lovin' those chevron stripes on your yummy creation!

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  9. Beautiful card, Lynn! Your family photos look fabulous, too!

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  10. I always love seeing the family photos. How lucky was I to have met most of them? That's the perfect card for a new beginning...kind of perfect for the new year too :)

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  11. Beautiful card!! Love that ribbon!! Thanks for joining us this week at the ColourQ!! Happy New Year!!

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  12. Such a lovely card, Lynn, love your CAS approach to these colors! Thanks so much for taking the time to play with us this week at the colourQ, Happy New Year!

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