Being snowbound the last weekend before Christmas may have impacted my shopping, but I loathe going to the mall anyway. And it gave me more time to focus on holiday gift wrapping. Such as:
Won’t the recipients be surprised when they discover the packaging is a lot more impressive than the actual contents of the packages?
Being trapped at home also provided more time for sprucing up the holiday decor:
And, most of my Christmas cards are out now. This year I created a design based on a delightful co-mingling of two art forms: ancient Japanese origami (Santa Claus) and the decidedly less highbrow twisty paper stuff that I found at the Restore (his sack.) The result:
The sentiment inside says “Great news! We heard Santa took you off his Naughty List this year.”