Every year, I handcraft my family's Christmas card. Guess what we are doing in this year's card, and I'll send one to you!
My Christmas cards are funny this year. Need a giggle? Take a peek at my illustrations and find out who won a card!
Illustrating my family Christmas card is one of my favorite holiday traditions. Guess what our family is doing and win one!
After a week of sketching, inking, printing, cutting and pasting, I finished my annual family Christmas card. Whew! After adding up the hours, each card took around thirty minutes to make. It was a bumpy road for this Wild Rider. I'm sure you've been there too. This year, I struggled with every part of the... Continue Reading →
One year when baking cookies for the holidays, I decided to put a twist on a boring old gingerbread recipe. Instead of making gingerbread men for holiday revelers in need of a sugar rush, I created ballerinas which could be playful as well. This enjoyable and edible holiday DIY became an entertaining adventure in baking!... Continue Reading →
Another year and I still haven't learned my lesson. I put off making my handmade Christmas cards until after Thanksgiving. Wrangling a headstrong printer, inking with any resemblance to the family member, and cutting a zillion sheets of paper has been frustrating at times, but I finished twenty-five of them yesterday. YES! Would you like... Continue Reading →
Just like everyone, I would like a joy-filled heart this Christmas. It would be so much easier if I had help from millions of Minions. Remember those little yellow creatures with the wild goggles from Despicable Me? I would love them to come and work for me, even if they would be a little mischievous.... Continue Reading →
Every year I try to avoid the crazy stress of the the holidays and recapture the magic of Christmas. "Oh, sure," you're thinking. With the cards and the decorating, when do I have time? I have my moments when I am swept up and experience that wonderful feeling where anything is possible. You can too.... Continue Reading →
It's time to guess and win a card! One of my Christmas traditions is to draw a family Christmas Card. It's almost done. I'm toying with adding something to the last drawing. Yes, there are three illustrations this year. No popups. Whew! I had to draw a line (pun intended) to save my sanity. A... Continue Reading →
I'm ready for the next project on my long list. It's my absolute favorite. Can you guess? Nope. I'm not wrapping presents. I always leave that chore until the last minute. I'm not hanging the stockings. NOTE TO SELF: I need to buy sticky tack. I'm not writing my letter to Santa. I'm playing with... Continue Reading →