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Wednesday, December 3, 2008

Peace on Earth

Well, 'tis time again to concentrate on creating a time of peace on this earth, so let us all do our best to visualize through prayer or thought (whatever means works best for each of us). I have chosen a primitive theme for my Christmas/Hanukkah or just plain solstice this year and that is because it is so sweet and simple, plain and unencumbered. My lamb above is featured in my Christmas card next to my new Santa below.

Here is Santa holding his damask bag with a Christmas tree and of course a dolly! But the tree is hidden behind her, so alas, there you have it. But you can see a tree in the painting that I did below. (The real one is white and sparkly.)

If you wish to make some cards from my little Santa, just click on the link below it and print onto card stock. Cut a small piece of card stock as a back. I use a 3" wide by 5" long piece of it, and I fold it over, and attach it to the back of the Santa card with a piece of foam core tape. Then write in the body of it.

Merry Christmas, everyone!


  1. Oh, your lamb is very sweet! I think a nice simple and peaceful Christmas is a good idea :) this year, I actually didnt put out all my Christmas things...only what seemed to be needed. Simplicity seems to be the word!
    A merry christmas to you and yours!~

  2. What a beautiful sentiment and even more beautiful Christmas Card Christine!!!
    A very Merry Christmas to you too dear lady!


  3. Christine, your work is just stunning. Thank you so much for the beautiful card too.


  4. You are so sweet allowing us to make cards from your wonderful Santa. Thank you my dear Zwee!

    The lamb is wonderful :)

    This year I am using lots of greens as usual...but I'm also adding pine cones, acorns and such...I'm very much into the woodland Christmas this year.


  5. Hi Christine...Thank-you for your thoughtfulness! I have so enjoyed your blog this year...and thank-you for visiting mine.
    Your pieces are beautiful in their simplicity.
    I wish you much peace and happiness during the holidays.

    Your friend,

  6. Simply sweet, both lamb and Santa. I tried to restrain in my simple decor for Christmas this year too.
    And it is ever so generous of you to share an early Christmas gift with us, your card is adorable.
    Merry Christmas!

  7. ah,christine , i love this card, the doll too!

    xo CGS

  8. Your things are ALWAYS wonderful, Christine. This time is no different... it's just hard to pick a favorite (but I am especially fond of your lamb!) Very sweet post!

  9. What a dear lamb and lovely card and Santa!

    Keeping things simple here, too.

    Wishing you a happy, peaceful, Christmas/Hanukkah/Kwanzaa/solstice season and a bright and shiny new year.

  10. I love your Christmas lamb and Santa! And the drawing is so lovely too! Sending you and yours Season's Greetings and Holiday Cheers!
    Sandra Evertson

  11. Sweet and simple, plain and unencumbered works for me this year!

    Thinking of you with warmest Christmas bear hugs, Aleta

  12. Hi Christine,

    This is my first time on your blog and Ilove everything about it; the photos, the art, the dolls...just beautiful!
    Happy Holidays,

  13. Beautiful work Christine:) I like that you used your dolls as sources of inspiration for your cards. Have a Merry Christmas..especially with the little new one:)
    ~Christine in snowy Bend

    p.s. Typepad just changed their sign in section today so now you can click directly to my site...Finally!

  14. Oh my goodness, Christine, your Santa is so adorable!! And the lamb is so sweet!! Wishing you a very merry Christmas! Stay warm!

  15. Hello Christine!!

    Oh printable, how wonderful!!

    I just adore your santa!!

    One day I will treat myslef to one of your incredible dolls!! xoxo

  16. LOVE Your new Tess, Christine! Everyone MUST go and see her on your new offerings page~ Wonderful!!!! xoxoxo Rachael

  17. Hi Christine...As always, your pieces are so lovely.

    Thank-you for visiting...I replied on my blog...

    I wish you and your family a wonderful Christmas and holiday season!
    See you in 2009!
    Hugs, Nancy