Thursday, October 10, 2013

It's beginning to feel a lot like Christmas.......

Are you singing along with me?
Back from work and today I brought home the Christmas food order book with me....drool, drool!  Where do you start?
This Christmas my hubby is working a 12 hours shift on the main day so I think it will be a quiet day in this house.  We might have to make up for it on Boxing day instead.  I don't know what hours I'll be working yet but the store is bound to be busy in the run up to the festive season.
Looking around other friends blogs I have noticed a lot of you are being so good and cracking on with those Christmas cards.  It is always a last minute affair in this house even though every year I say I'll be more organised.....every year I just get less!
I do think about it but then always seem to have something more urgent to do.  With that in mind I take my hats off to all of you out there who take the festive season in their stride mainly because you are so good at being organised.
I thought I'd share another oldie with you today, this is one of my favourite Hopeman Christmas cards, using mainly SU products.

I love this lighter colour of green rather than the usual darker shade.  CAS all the way at Christmas.

I spent most of my spare time on-line yesterday afternoon pondering on what to get my father for his birthday this weekend.  Decisions, decisions.  What do you buy folk that don't want anything.  I've done the food and drink, hampers, Harley products, balloons etc...the list goes on.  It always has to be postable too.  I've ended up with some fine film viewing and I shall pop a treat or two in the post too.
His card will follow shortly but I don't want to spoil the surprise just yet.

I was hoping to join in with Tim's Creative workshop this week but lots to do in the house first.  Visitors arriving next week and more to sort...the excitement is too much!
Yesterday I went to the auctions again and put bids on half a dozen items, what would I win this week?
Apparently nothing.  :(
Got my prices wrong this week.  Maybe next week I have to be brave and actually go and bid in real life rather than just leaving a maximum bid?  I'm always concerned I will get caught up in the moment....sit on your hands!!

Have a super Thursday and I'll be back again tomorrow.  x


cuilliesocks said...

Lovely card Erika, I too love that shade of green, great design too.
You sound very busy, hope you can put your feet up tonight, hugs Kate x

Hazel said...

Love the shade of green you have used on this beautiful card. You are busy,busy these days, hope the weather gets a bit better so you can get Holly out.
Hazel xxx

marion said...

Love your card, so stylish, hugs, Marion

Patricia said...

Super, simple and very effective card. Love the colours.
Have a great day, I hope you are getting the beautiful sunshine we are having today.......Friday

Patricia xxx

Shazza said...

great card, I have not even thought about making any yet!! Enjoy your week with your visitors, I am back to work tomorrow :-(