Christmas Favour Boxes

Christmas Favour Boxes

Merry Christmas Everyone!

I hope you all had a fabulous Christmas celebration, with lots of love and memories to cherish. I know everyone around the world has their own set of traditions when it comes to Christmas and my family is no different.

My Christmas was thoroughly packed with activities, never mind the fact that I celebrated it at my parents house, my dad usually insists that my cousins and their children come over as well so this year we had about 12 children and maybe 19 adults!! My sisters and I had the honour or roasting the turkeys but surprisingly this year everyone (including the guys) chipped in with preparing the food. I guess that’s part of what makes Christmas special, family coming together.

One family tradition that we didn’t follow through on was gift-giving. We’ve had such an eventful December that we sort of silently agreed to buy presents for only the children and not have a gift exchange amongst the adults. Which brings me to my paper craft project for this Christmas.

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In the meantime…

In the meantime…

So, I more or less failed at my first attempt to get a new paper project completed in time for this post (hence why this is coming a day late! Oops!). But the dream is still very much alive and since every failure is an opportunity to learn I can say at least I’ve learnt a few things about balancing my demanding 9 to 5 (which in reality can sometimes be 9am to 9am) and my personal goals for this blog.

  • First maybe to pace myself and not get over ambitious with the projects I choose to tackle.
  • Secondly to do a little bit everyday instead of working myself into a panic over what I need to do but haven’t done as my deadline looms. As the self-help guru’s say, break down the project into bite size or manageable tasks

In the meantime due to the absence of a new project to showcase, I’ve decided to post a project I did a while back for a friend & colleague.

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