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. 🙂

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. Wow! You blow me away! I wish my cards were as beautiful on a ‘good’ day. 😉 Hope you and your family have a wonderful Christmas and Happy Birthday to your Mom and MIL.

  2. I was fortunate enough to receive one of your cards but the photos of the grandparents and Colin? I hadn’t seen those. Amazing… love them!

  3. What a beautiful Christmas card you made. Everyone who receives them will just love them. Happy birthday to the 2 beautiful ladies!
    Hope you have a very Merry and Blessed Christmas!

  4. Lovely card! Happy birthday to your mom and MIL. And- I beg to differ: you ARE amazing!
    Merry Christmas to you and your beautiful family. 🙂

  5. Christmas blessings to you and your family! Thank you for the wonderful inspiration and fun you have shared with us this past year, you are a real gem!
    Your card is so beautiful, made even more so by the photos of your gorgeous family! Sending happy birthday wishes to your two wonderful moms!

  6. I’ve gone through many trying times in my life when my hubby was out of town. Why does that always happen? Hopefully you are all feeling better now. Love your card! Fun photos of everyone! Wishing you and your beautiful family a wonderful Christmas!

  7. Sending you and your family the warmest of Holiday wishes! Enjoy the down time, relax…listen..and escape to wonderment… God Bless all of you. I love your card! xo cher

  8. Merry Christmas to you and your family too!!
    I hope that you have a wonderful holiday! And, that nobody else gets sick!

    Beautiful card! The kids are all getting so big and the girls are so grown-up!

    Happy new year too!

  9. Beautiful card. As always. Wow, 150!!! I usually do 30 to 35. And we get to celebrate my lovely daughter’s birthday on the 31st. Good times.

  10. What a wonderful card! I can’t believe you have Colin trained to glue so straight–My 10 year old daughter still struggles with that. LOL! It was definitely a giant undertaking with what looks like a ton of steps involved. Loved seeing all the photos! Merry Christmas to you and your family too! 🙂

  11. Your card is amazing. OMG, love it. I have never seen a card like this one. Happy birthday to both moms and may your Christmas be filled with lots of love and health.

  12. Merry Christmas, Jennifer! It’s a fabulous family photo and a gorgeous card. I hope you’ll share the name of the font you used- I’d love to download that one! Enjoy the holidays with your family & friends!

  13. What a beautiful card with such lovely pictures! Thank you for sharing all your talent with us. Have a very blessed Christmas and a wonderful new year.

  14. I Love your Christmas Card—They family photo is wonderful!

    Hope you and your family have a very Merry Christmas!

    and Happy birthday to the Moms.

  15. Oh Jennifer, your card is just lovely. I can’t believe you did all that with a yucky stomach bug! I haven’t even done mine so what’s my excuse?! I pray your Christmas is filled with wonder at the glory and grace of our Lord Jesus!

  16. Merry Christmas Jennifer!
    Your card is beautiful and so is your family.
    Happy Birthday to your Mom and MIL.
    Wishing you the gifts of this Blessed Season.

  17. WOW! Making 150 of those cards while you and Colin were sick. You deserve a special award. Thank you for sharing your family with all of us. We love them as much as we love you. Happy birthday to your mom and mother-in-law. Lovely pictures of them with Colin. May you enjoy this beautiful holiday season with your family and friends. Merry Christmas from Northern California to everyone!
    Shirley L.
    Roseville, CA

  18. Just gorgeous family photos! I’m in awe that you did 150 of them! Plus the white on the front also looks trimmed to match the branch?! Hope you & Colin are feeling better; so hard to be sick like that at this time with Ken out of town, too! Have a Merry Christmas and happy birthday to both moms!

  19. Jennifer Your Card is Lovely Great Pics,Thanks for all your time spent with us all…xoxoxo MERRY CHRISTMAS TO YOU AND ALL YOUR FAMILY…

  20. What a beautiful looking family, love your Christmas card!

    Wishing you and yours a wonderful Christmas and Best Wishes for 2011.

  21. christmas blessings to you and your family. your card was wonderful – i made 60 and thought that was a lot… looking forward to the new year and being inspired by your creativity! thanks for that.

  22. lovely Christmas card. wow, good job, especially when you were sick. happy birthday to your mom, and mom in law.

  23. That card is too sweet. You have a good looking family and from your posts, a kind one as well. Merry Christmas to you and yours. Thank you for the wonderful blog. All the time that goes into it is truly appreciated. God bless!

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