Welcome to Boxwood Cottage!

So glad that you found me! My blog is about everything I love like gardening, decorating my home & garden and crafting. Although I'm from Germany I write my blog in English so that hopefully every visitor can read it. Hope you'll stay a while and will leave me a comment so that I know that you were here! xoxo Carola

Tuesday, December 05, 2006

My selfmade Christmas cards 2006

A part of them was for the swap, the rest for some other bloggers, I hope the receivers will like them. I won't tell which card was for whom, so if you haven't got your's yet, there is still the surprise which one it'll be!

I had so much fun creating them that I've already finished 3 more and I think I'll still do some more next week too.

P.S. Update, Wednesday 06th of December 2006 (Nikolaus Day in Germany!) I've had the post above prepared last night.

Just to let you all know that I'll be away for a few days, from Friday to Sunday this upcoming weekend to be exact. My two sisters, my mum and I (that's so great that just we women of the family can go alone wohoo ) are going to see our friends which are living more up North of Germany in Schleswig Holstein which is close to the Danish border, for a weekend hopefully filled with lot's of creativity :D. So I'm not sure if I'll be able to post again before Monday.

Hope you'll have a happy time!



Nancy Jo said...

Those cards are beautiful and look like such fun to make. I may have to give that idea a try. I had pretty good luck with the banners, you know, glitter all over the place. Always love comming to see what you are up to. Have a nice weekend with your family and friends.

Dawn said...

Have a wonderful time away this weekend.

Mrs. Staggs said...

They are so beautiful Carol!
Happy St. Nicholas Day! I hope you found lovely treats in your shoe this morning.
I hope you will have a marvelous time away.

Clare said...

Hi Carol, lovely cards and happy St Nicholas Day to you. We have the same day in England although I don't think anyone recognises it these days. Clare x

Nostalgia at the Stone House said...

Hi Carol.
Thank you so much for my beautiful handmade Christmas card and surprise present. You have been so kind! xx
(I have managed to blog it now!)

Happy St Nicholas Day to you!
I hope you have a fantastic weekend away!
Thanks again for your kindness,

Suzanne said...

Just found your blog through Debbie at homespunliving. Guess we're all making cornucopia's:-) Beautiful cards! I love the German die cut scraps. Can't wait to take a further look around--I love to garden also, cottage gardening a la Tasha Tudor. Have a great weekend!

gena said...

Oh how lovely Carol! you are very creative! I hope you have a nice weekend with your family.

Britt-Arnhild said...

You are such a talented artist.
I got your ornament today. It is beautiful.

cityfarmer said...

I'll take two of everything.


Jill said...

Oh my! Those cards are just fabulous. I envy the lucky recipients! Have a good time on your girls' weekend! I envy that as well!!!!

Cookie said...

Enjoy your womens weekend away ! Im sure you will have such fun. The cards are just so gorgeous...you are so talented Carol. Hugsss

Lis said...

Meine Güte, sind die schön, ganzneidischbin! :-)
Ich wünsche dir ein frohes, unterhaltsames Wochenende und denke dass du wieder mit jeder Menge toller Fotos zurückkommen wirst.

Sigrun said...

Nice, that you've got so much lovely cards, Carol!


Jean said...

What wonderful cards! I especially like the bird with the music background. Just lovely!

Deb said...

Carol, the cards are awesome! Have a wonderful weekend.

Maggie Ann said...

Carol, its a treat to see your cards! Warm wishs for a Happy & Blessed Christmas!

Hannele said...

Nice cards.

Tongue in Cheek Antiques said...

Each a delightful beauty! The lucky friends who receive these! Oh won't you be sad to part with them!
Very very nice Carol!!

Reflection Through The Seasons said...

What delightful cards you have made, you are a very talented lady and I’m so pleased that you share all the things you make. You know we all love them and get inspiration from your creations. Hope you have a wonderful weekend away. Marion

linda t said...

You are so talented!
Have a wonderful weekend... be safe.

zUzU said...

Oh Carol! =^..^=

My package came! .::swoon::.
Filled to the brim with wonderment!

I peeked just a little ...
And so did a VERY delighted little Chichi -^..^- (who is trying his best to convince me that ALL of the treats are meant to be his ...)

I am so thrilled!
With every single thing!
(and can barely stand the wait until spring to plant now.)

The card is amazing ... and was my favorite one you pictured! HOW did you know that was the one?!

Such a delightful surprise to open.
Thank you.

=^..^= love you! zU

maria said...

now I finally found the link to the woman in uppsala who creates with moss. sorry it took some time.

have a nice weekend :-)

Cat said...

Awesome ornaments! They will look so charming on the tree! I'm sure the recipients will be thrilled. YOu are very talented.

Have a WONDERFUL weekend!

carolyn said...

These are so beautiful

Jen said...

What lovely cards. The recipients are truly lucky to receive such a treasure.

One Crabapple said...

I got mine !!!!
And I LOVE it.

They are all so beautiful.
How do you do it ??

Make so many different designs and they all come out so beautiful !!! ?

Thank you , I will save it forever and I will think of you each year as I put it out for everyone else to enjoy your art.

Love, S.

Jen said...

How wonderful! And that cottage- every corner lovelier than the last!


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