Merry Christmas from my family to yours…

Just wanted to pop in to wish you all a Merry Christmas.

Here is the front of our holiday cards (can't see the soft pool stamped snowflakes on the bottom…)

12.23.10 Christmas Card 1 JenMcGuire
And a close up of my Silhouette cut pieces, stamped with Hero Arts stamps…

12.23.10 Christmas Card 3 JenMcGuire
And the backs…

12.23.10 Christmas Card 2 JenMcGuire
I made 150 of these bad boys. While sick with a terrible stomach bug. And with a kid who was sick with the same. And a husband out of town. But our family takes sending Christmas cards seriously, so I got them done. Colin did all the gluing. Ken usually does all the writing and such, but he escaped his duties due to his trip. πŸ™‚

I truly hope your family time is amazing and that God gifts you with wonderful smiles and laughs. This time of year is even more special to my family because in addition to the birth of Jesus, we get to celebrate the births of two other wonderful folks.

December 24th is the birthday of my incredible mom…

Mom (Photo by the amazing Erin Cobb)

… and the birthday of my lovely mother-in-law…

Mil (Photo by the not-so-amazing me.)

Have a wonderful holiday, my sweet blog friends. See you soon.



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77 thoughts on “Merry Christmas from my family to yours…”

  1. OH that is an amazing family picture- what a lovely family you have. And i love all of the pictures on the inside too- well worth your labor of love! Happy Birthday to your Mom and sweet Mother-in-law whom i was privileged to meet that one day in Costco.. Merry Merry Christmas!

  2. Jennifer- You are amazing. Your Christmas card is gorgeous as you and your family. I wanted to tell you that I watched the tutorial you posted yesterday with the rosette. I made a box today, and I made a rosette topper for it! I am thrilled with the result. Thank you for sharing your talents!

  3. Jennifer, it is so sweet to have 2 folks’ birthday in the Christmas time, it must be a terribly busy month for you.
    Now, it is the time to enjoy the blessings. All the best to you and your family. As for my family, my loved one, me and a 19 year-old boy born on Christmas day, will celebrate the best time of the year.

  4. Just want to thank you for all the work you put into your blog. I’ve followed you for a while. Love your Christmas card. You have a beautiful family. So, your mom and mom-in-law share my birthday! Looks like I’m in good company. Merry Christmas to you and all your loved ones. Blessings.

  5. Merry Christmas to you too and you family!
    Happy Birthday to your mom & mother-in-law!
    How cool is that they have the same birthday?!

  6. Beautiful Card and Beautiful Family…Thanks for sharing them with us ! It made me feel as tho I was sharing Christmas with my family again. God’s Blessings to all of you !

  7. And I thought I had it bad having to make 60 cards for Christmas…
    150… wow…
    But don’t you just love the feeling of looking at the finished pile and thinking ‘I’ve done it again’ πŸ™‚

    I too wish you and your family all the best!
    Happy holidays!

  8. Lovely Cards and lovelier people! My son celebrates his birth on Dec 22nd! So Happy Birthday and Merry Christmas All!
    Love the cards and a wonderful blog post!
    (otherwise known as Jessica)

  9. Wonderful card Jennifer and Merry Christmas to you too. Enjoy some quiet time with your family. Thanks for making 2010 a very inspired year for me with all your creations and video instruction. Looking forward to 2011.

  10. What a beautiful card! I am sure it make the recipients smile. Hope you have recoved enough to enjoy the rest of the holidays.

  11. You are wrong…you are amazing! Thanks for sharing your lovely photos of your beautiful family. Happy Holidays to you all!!

  12. Merry Christmas Jennifer. You have a beautiful family.
    Thank you for sharing so much of your talent with us over the year.
    You are truly inspiring.

  13. Beautiful card. Given that the odds of your mom and MIL having the same BD is 1 in 365….it had to be a sweet sign that you two were meant for one another πŸ™‚ Happy New Year!

  14. You seriously resemble your beautiful mother-in-law – have you ever been told that? So neat that both she and your own lovely mother share the same birthday πŸ™‚

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