Friday, January 2, 2009

Happy New Year and one last Christmas gift

We toasted our New Year in with Simon and Lizzy. They gave each other a sweet little hug at midnight and then thankfully fell asleep. I was ready to go to bed at nine.

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We are going to our last Christmas celebration of the season at Fletcher's Aunt Linda's house tomorrow. We always draw names for that side of the family. I created one of the fold out stationary boxes with note cards, love notes, tags, a postage pocket and little notebook/address book. Here is the link to the tutorial. It is very easy to put together and it makes a nice gift.

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These are the six note cards and 2 of the love notes that are inside the box. The patterned papers are all by Kaiser Kraft. I love their lines! I used cuttlebug folders, spellbinder nestablities, Just Rite monogrammer and lots of glitter pen.

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On another completely unrelated note, Ali Edward has her One Little Word for the year again on her blog. The idea is to choose a word that guides you for the year. My word for 2009 is perseverance.

Perseverance: The steady persistence in a course of action, a purpose, a state especially in difficulties or obstacles.

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