Monday, December 19, 2011

TGF 3rd Annual Customer Blog Hop!



I am SO excited - I think I have participated in this hop since it began and it's really exciting for me this year as I'm wrapping up my dream term as a farmer. I thought for this hop I would share my family Christmas cards with you. I almost always create photo cards and this year I thought I was going to stamp our cards and just tuck in a wallet of the kiddos but hubby said to me the other day, I really like your photo cards and that was all I need to hear to make them again! We took our kids to see Santa the other day and the pictures turned out amazing so it was a no brainer to use a couple of them for our cards this year. The expressions and moments captured with each click are perfect. It is a super long hop so I don't want to get into one of my long winded blog posts today! LOL Here is our card which I will finally be sending out TODAY!!! I know, late but ah well. Such is the story of me. 


My project definitely falls into the HOLIDAY category:


What do you think? I really love how it turned out this year. I kept it simple with the pictures being the highlight. I always like to add a Christmas quote or saying and this one really stuck out to me this year. Do you see Elf Anya on the ticket!!! Isn't she adorable? One of my favorite things about digital stamps is that I can add my favorites to my Christmas cards each year and Elf Anya is definitely one of my favs. I kept begging to bring her back since she was released just before I became a TGF fan & was thrilled to see her as a ltd digital stamp! The digital papers and ticket are all from Sassy-Designs.


Anyway, I hope you enjoy the hop and thank you so much for being such loyal followers during my term as a farmer. Many of you know how much this has meant to me and it's been such a blast, ending way to soon!!! But I am really excited to see the next batch come and do their thing. Now enjoy the rest of the hop and if you want to start at the beginning for the FULL list of everyone participating, check out the TGF Blog.  There are THREE grand prizes being given away, one in each category of Holiday & General as well as for a non-particpant who hops with us and leaves comments all the way through!!! Wowsa!


Merry Christmas!

47 comments :

Annette said...

This is just so so sweet..TFS

kadie said...

Fantastic layout, Carissa and such a fab way to use little elf Anya! HUGS and Merry Christmas! kadie

Maria said...

very cute project. TKS for sharing
marial302003@yahoo.com

arlsmom aka Lynda said...

Great layout!

Nat said...

Carisa! Beautiful card, and darling little family! Always a treat to see your work! Fabulous projects! Great work! Merry Christmas! :)
Nat

mousekemom said...

I had to do a closer look! What fun hiding Elf Anya on the ticket! Prescious memories, Carisa!

Sarabeth said...

your card came out great and hey, better late than never. it's beautiful and will certainly be appreciated-mine just went out last friday lol :)

sarabeth

Heidi Brawley said...

very adorable! Happy Holidays! Heidi

margie c {The Bumble Girl} said...

oh my, what a super sweet layout! They're all so very cute! Love what you did :)
Happy Holidays!!!

Mrs Weyremaster said...

Got to love how versatile digistamps are, your layout and use of Elf Anya shows that perfectly, awesome layout:D
Hugs
Suzi
xxx

Lou Mac said...

Carisa!! Your creativity BLOWS. MY. MIND!! You're on fire with this girl!! Amazing.

Thanks so much for sharing! xo

Susan said...

it so sweet

Christy said...

Very nice!

Gwen's Busy Little Hands said...

Very creative way to use those digis. Great idea for so many digi projects.

Smiles!
Gwen

Lisa M. (aka Lisabee) said...

Absolutely sweet, Carisa! You did a great job!

Marsha said...

this is definitely a holiday entry for the hop ;-) love it :-D

Jas said...

Beautiful and sweet, tfs! Hugs, Jas

ceciliareyes said...

Wonderful and tender layout. Love the vintage feel of Elf Anya. Great Idea.
Happy Holidays

Bonnie aka raduse said...

Love it. TFS

eva said...

this is sooo adorable! love the pictures with santa and boy, he really looks like santa with the rosy cheeks and all! i love the ticket idea! so cute! happy holidays!

Lisa said...

Very nice LO :)

Karen Diebolt said...

Absolutely wonderful card. The layout is great, and the Santa looks like the real deal!

Lorraine said...

Beautiful Christmas Card!

Kellie said...

Great layout. The pics of your kids are great and so is elf anya.
Thanks for sharing!

Kim Y. said...

So adorable! Love the elf Anya ticket! So creative!

KanataNewf said...

Definitely a creative use for TGF images!

Anita said...

What a stunning layout!

Chelsea said...

cute idea

Pixichick said...

Love the layout, and the pictures.

grandmabonnie said...

Carisa, the ticket is clever and i love how you made this a beautiful Christmas card!

lati said...

very sweet!!

faithnme said...

Beautiful.. Great way in incorp Elf Anya.. Great Job.

Simply Sandy said...

what a cute layout~

gobeagirl said...

Oh Carisa, this is a very darling layout! I love how you have put it all together. With such a beautiful set of pictures I can see why you would make such a great Christmas Layout. Elf Anya sure does bring out the Christmas cheer along with the rest of those beautiful faces. Merry Christmas, Lisa G

Pöydän kulmalla näpertelijä said...

Lovely!

Shelly said...

Beautiful Christmas LO. Really like it.

tracey said...

Fabulous project Carisa, and lovely family Santa photo. Your children are divine.

kris said...

Carisa this is such a sweet and darling keepsake!! LOVE it!

Denice said...

LOVE IT! How sweet to use Anya Elf on your Christmas cards...clever!
Adorable family!
Happy Holidays!
:Dx
Denice

Sparkle Smith said...

This is just adorable!

CraftyDee said...

Lovely xmas card!

The Wolverina /// said...

Oh that is so precious!! Great page!

Rachael said...

Such a fab layout! Rachael :) xx

Leanne said...

hahaha, i had to search, but found her! super cute tag! love how you added her to your Christmas card Carisa. Fun idea!
;)

Naomi said...

Super cute photo card and SUPER cute family you have there!

Happy Holiday Hugs,
Naomi

Dilsaver Designs said...

What an adorable layout, I just love your little ticket sentiment :)

Rachel Parys said...

Soooo cute! Hope your family has a wonderful Xmas and New Year!

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