Each year I wait a little extra after we take down the Christmas stuff to pull them off of the cabinets.
This year as we took them down I felt so much love for each of them and a special nostalgia for those we haven’t seen in so long.
(They send out Thanksgiving cards.) Is that not the best picture? Such a good sum-up of their experience there! Lots more about that farm experience on her blog over HERE.
This one, from my ultra-creative sis-in-law Kara (blog HERE), deserved an extra special spot:
Let’s look more closely at that one…here’s the first part:
…and here’s the second part:
Oh boy. I wish I had a fraction of the creative juices that girl has in her pinky. LOVE that last picture up there and the meaning…when I saw it it just pricked my eyes a little 🙂
Love this composition:
(And I love Vanessa…she’s the one who started Chatbooks…quite a lady!)
Love the light in this one:
(and the people and composition)
This one too:
Rose always sends her own artwork which is some of my favorite art in the whole wide world:
(more about her HERE.)
I thought this one was funny from Dave’s brother and his family:
…and Dave’s sister:
Happiness right there.
I love that the older we get the more and more of our friend’s Christmas cards have missionaries smiling from the back of the card:
…serving all over the world.
Some other pictures I like:
(just a small sampling because I loved all of them!)
This friend is always so creative!
…and I love the pink cacti in this one:
I could go on and on, but there you go, a little wrap-up of Christmas cards for 2017.
Christmas cards are the best!