What better way to bring us into December than with snow! Yes, it’s snowing! That is real snow on the fake tree decor photo above. Below is the view from the front porch.
This month, for the first time, I’m attempting a 24 day of Christmas gifting for my two girls. Before Kida headed out to school I surprised them with their first gift. They were both very excited, except Kylie kept thinking the gifts were from Santa. Kida even told her that it was from Mom and Dad but Kylie told her, “NO! It’s from Santa!”
They got their first collectible ornaments. I hope to make it a tradition. My husband’s parents used to do this for him and his sister when they were kids. We’ve been using husband’s collectibles on our trees every year and I love the feeling of knowing that they were thoughtful gifts given to be cherished forever.
Anyway, here are the girl’s ornaments brought to life.
Credits on the the “brought to life” photos: music string from Greymouse Manor kit by Lorie Davison and sparkles from Tom Thumb kit by Irene Alexeeva.
We attended another year of the Knights of Columbus Halloween Party. The girls loved it.
To accomplish the look of the above photos, I ran some actions on them. The actions were downloaded for free from dbox.tumblr.com.