Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Countdown to Christmas...

Hi folks...the countdown to Christmas has begun. With the big day less than 2 weeks away, I'm slowly but surely ticking things off that all important list...the gift cards for the younger members of the family are finished using itty-bitty scraps of the gorgeous papers and a "Christmas Squad" stamp from the Simon Says Stamp December Card Kit which has sold out by the way but some of the items from the kit are still available to buy individually and I have linked them below.
along with "Merry" from Tim Holtz/Sizzix Retro Merry Christmas Thinlits and Stampers Anonymous Simple Sayings stamp set...
and the gift cards for the big kiddos are done too using Tim Holtz/Sizzix Home for Holidays, Retro Merry Christmas Thinlits along with Simple Snowflakes Texture Fade...
The Christmas Cooking Marathon is now underway and once the Christmas cake is tucked up in the oven...
 the annual "cook's perk" ritual of licking the bowl can take place
After our morning stroll to the forest which has been transformed into the most beautiful winter wonderland...

the cubbyhole crew will be taking up residence in the kitchen to make a huge pot of yummy home-made soup and crack on with the rest of the Christmas baking.
Toodle-oo for now
Hugs Kath xxx 

7 comments:

Redanne said...

Your cards are like a gift in themselves - I love the font of the 'Merry' on the first set. It really is like a winter wonderland where you take Buddy for his walk, it looks so pretty. As for the Christmas cake and homemade soup - when can I come round please?? Lol! Sounds like you are well and truly on track for a great Christmas day my friend! We are off out to do a few final bits today.... Big hugs, Anne xxx

Rita said...

You are well ahead of your game Kath. Love those card. I must try and do flatter cards for next year. Your pictures always look so amazing. That scene would look lovely as a background in your cards. Enjoy the Festive Season. Hugs Rita xxxx

Janette said...

Cards look as fabulous as ever Kath, your so organized, and I agree with Rita, those photos would make fab backgrounds...enjoy your day...xx

Annie said...

Those family cards are beautiful Kath and the kids will treasure them for sure. Love the way you have used the Merry Christmas die too xx Stunning pictures and its similar here at -3 degrees Brr !!!

DH has his gravy and stuffing made and in the freezer so dinner is getting there........me I am still making cards....hopefully finish off tomorrow.

Huge hugs to you and buddy and enjoy your soup xx

Linda Simpson said...

These are fabulous Kath! I bet your cake will be delicious too! Beautiful winter scenes you have captures in your photographs too. We are all done here now just waiting for Santa :)
Hugs
Linda xxx

Lee said...

Love those cards.Ooooo that cake,your mixer looks a lot like mine which is collecting dust on the work top waiting for said mix to go in lol.Can't beat Home Made Soup.WOW look at that snow soooo Beautfiul could go on any card.Huggles to all.xx

misteejay said...

Wonderful photos Kath - gosh you have been busy.
Toni xx

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