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 →
My handmade, popup, Christmas cards are all done and the majority are in the mail. It's time for a drum roll. But before the big reveal, the winners, and my holiday message, I want to thank everyone who guessed what my family is doing in this year's card. You are a creative lot. The last... 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 →
It's time to win my annual Christmas card. This insane holiday tradition started when Danny and I married and has continued through the years. This huge art project includes illustrations of my family engaging in some kind of winter or festive activity. Guess and win! My ideas have percolated since summer. I always swear I'll... Continue Reading →
In three days Christmas will arrive whether we are ready or not. Three days! I'm psyching up for my last lap around Boulder for holiday gifts. I need to bake my annual cinnamon rolls and make a list to hit the grocery store. The good news? The illustrated Christmas cards are done and in the mail.... Continue Reading →
Holiday traditions are different for everyone. Some cut down their own Christmas trees while others host huge holiday gatherings. I don't have time for that. I'm too busy crafting my greeting cards. Now that most of them are in the mail, I can relax and focus on the rest of my Christmas traditions, like shopping,... Continue Reading →