12.04.2009

Traditions

Usually this is where I say Happy Scrap Friday! But today, I'm feeling a little merry, and before I wake up my girlies to help me bake, I thought I'd share some ornaments I made for the kids. Every year, we get them a dated Hallmark ornament, but this year, the teeniest of ornaments are ridiculously expensive, so dh suggested that a handmade ornament would be so much more meaningful anyway. Brilliant! Why didn't "I" think of that? LOL So I did. I personalized them to some extent, but they are all dated.

Peyton's favorite color is blue. This week.



Caitlyn is into the vintage look. This week.



Ethan got engaged last month. I don't think it's as glimmery in the photo as it is in real life. Lots of gold glitter.



I had Megan's left to do by the time she came home from college for Thanksgiving, so she picked out her paper and "supervised" me. LOL



Another tradition of ours is that I have the kids put their handprints on the tree skirt and date it. Here is Megan putting it under the tree this year. :-)



Well, I'm off to bake some cranberry bread with the girls. Enjoy your merry moments this weekend! :-)

8 comments:

  1. How neat! Thanks for sharing!!
    -Karen

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  2. Love the ornaments but what a wonderful idea with putting the handprints on the tree skirt. I wish I would have thought of that years ago. :o)

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  3. Yum...crandberry bread sounds delicious! We have the Christmas Tree ornament tradition also!

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  4. Have fun girlie! Thy look great!

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  5. Love those ornaments! They're just beautiful!

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  6. Super cute ornaments Suzanne!!! My SIL makes them for my kids and they love them!!!

    Tell me more about that tree skirt...do you make a new one each year???
    :)Kristie

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  7. love your traditions! the hand prints on the tree skirt, now that is awesome!!!! super cute ornaments too!

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  8. Great ornaments!!! Love all the faboo pics! You have been busy. :)

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