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Monday, December 20, 2010

Christmas Eve Hostess Gift

We go to my sister's house every Christmas Eve for a small intimate dinner, just my family, her and my mom, sometimes my gram, too. Not a lot of people, not a lot of food, just family and comfort.
Each year I bring her a small hostess gift, and each year she tells me not to do so because she never brings me a hostess gift when she comes over for Christmas Day dinner. But she has been wanting a handmade kleenex house to display in her house for years now, and I've finally put mine together!
I bought the kit from my lss, and used papers from Daisy d's "Snowflakes and Holly" collection. I colored the sides of the windows and door with my Copics, and used white flower soft for the bit of snow on the roof. Some bling to decorate the cardstock diecut tree in front and create a doorknob and it's finished, and what a nice surprise for my sister!
So this Christmas I made gift tags, Christmas cards, 22 birthday cards to put in a pretty package for my Gram, and one mini album for a friend. I also regifted a couple items, decorating the packaging before handing them out. I love short work weeks!!


Linda W. said...

I left a message under the blog about your son returning......I'm so happy for you! And I just love this Kleenex house! Great job and wonderful surprise!

Treasa said...

My has she grown. I'm glad to see my nephew is trainable. : ) Enjoy your awesome feast.

Merry Christmas!