Dec 23, 2019

Merry Christmas and Happy Hannukah

Merry Christmas and Happy Hanukkah

Wishing all of you peace, love, and health.

And crafts supplies!

Woke up early a couple of weeks ago with a craving to color and this is what I came up with -- strawberry and pistachio ice cream cones. YUM!

I wanted to practice using my Copics and the Big & Bold Sweetest Birthday Cone is perfect for that. There's Nuvo Crystal Glaze on those cherries -- finally a product that does not clog. Thank you, Nuvo. 

While this is the only stamping I've done in a month or so, I remain engaged in the industry -- following all the developments and what you all are making. Don't think I'd be happy to totally walk away from stamping, so we'll see where it goes. 

MOOD WHEN DONE: It felt good to be in my craft room again. Hopefully, the mood will strike again soon. In the meantime, thanks so much for visiting my blog and/or my IG page. That connection is fun and meaningful.

The holidays can be very difficult for some. Traditionally, I dread them and can't wait for Christmas to be over (even though I'm enjoying it too. weird!). This year, I'm just enjoying it. Life's not perfect, but I'm seizing on all the moments. I hope you can too. 


Betty said...

wishing you and your family a blessed Christmas also - and love those cute ice cream cone cards! i haven't been in my craft room since mid-October(you know why) - hope i still have some mojo left in me - would hate to see you give up stamping again so stick with it!!

I Card Everyone said...

LOve your ice creams so much I now want ice cream for breakfast! You may have started a new Christmas tradition, Joan!
Happy Holidays... don't ever stop, please - I really would miss your wit, and your cards!

Nancy said...

I am a big fan of your cards and your wonderful writing. Yours is the first email I open if I see one from you! So glad you are "seizing the moments". Hoping the new year offers you fine health and a grateful heart full of creativity.

Debbie Olson said...

Love both of these, Joan--they're beautiful!

Jeanne H said...

Love your cones. A wonderful die. Merry Christmas to you too. Love to see your posts whenever you do one.

Ginger said...

Ice cream looks good enough to eat. It's always good to see you in my Inbox. Have a Blessed Christmas.

Leslie Miller said...

Merry Christmas, Joan. I'm always glad when it's over, too. It's not until the last couple of days that I actually start having fun. Today was good. I'm happy to see your cards today, and you did a darned good job with your Copic coloring. It's okay to only stamp when you wake up with the urge, I think. No pressure. Enjoy yourself.