Thursday, 24 December 2020

We Wish You a Merry Christmas!!

 

Hello Everyone, and I hope you are all keeping well and safe. Isn't this the strangest Christmas, in my lifetime anyway, I'm sure most of you will feel the same. Perhaps the war years would have caused some disruption, but I wasn't around then, and I would guess that all the British people would have had plenty of time to get organised, unlike now. However, it is what it is and it's to be hoped that we all come out safely and be able to have the vaccine soon.

Are you all organised? I've finally done with the food shopping, a quick run out earlier as I've got it in my head that I wanted Potato scones for a bacon, egg and tattie scone breakfast on Christmas morning, and I'd forgotten them yesterday. I can rest happily now as I managed to get a packet. Out of all the things that could upset the day, I never thought it would be tattie scones lol.

This will be the first time since 2004 that I will be cooking the Christmas dinner as we are usually with Damian and Moreen, and of course they do the cooking, I only make the soup, but this year with things as they are, we have decided to stay home, and they are quite happy with that, whatever is the safest thing to do they said. But we will meet up tomorrow with Milo and Rowan for a walk and I've got a bottle of bubbly with which we can have a drink for Christmas Cheer.
We are luckier that many people having my son and wife so close by and still being able to see them....still no hugs though, which is sad.

It's been a heartbreaking year for many people, so it's even more important that those of us who have been more fortunate to reflect on that, Christmas can be a very sad time for some people at the best of times and this is certainly not the best of times.

Thank you for the lovely comments on my last card, and also for the many beautiful handmade cards sent to us by my lovely Blogging friends.

So, Alistair and I wish you a Very Merry Christmas, however you celebrate it, have the best day you can, and as for the New Year....well let's hope it will be a brighter, healthier, one for everyone. Take care of yourselves and keep safe.




28 comments:

Lorraine said...

A gorgeous card Kate.
Stay safe and wishing you both a very happy Christmas.
Lorraine x

Faye Wynn-Jones said...

Kate, this is a beautiful and elegant card. Thank you so much for all the lovely comments you leave at mine. Wishing you a wonderful Christmas and Healthy New Year x

Jackie T said...

Hi Kate your Christmas card is gorgeous. I love it. Have a good Christmas. It is all so different this year. Take care. Hugs Jackie

Daffodil Cards said...

A beautiful card Kate, love the die and paper.
I, like you, forgot something, why do we do that? I'm all done though with everything done, washing, ironing, cooking and veg prepared. Whew a busy day LOL
Keep safe and enjoy your day, even as it's stranger than usual.
Happy Christmas
Faith x

Flo Langley said...

Merry Christmas to you both. I hope you both have a lovely time. It is very strange. Not so much in a bad way but just incredibly odd. A bit like the twilight zone. Wishing you and Alistair all the very best for the 2012. Sending oooodles of Christmas hugs to you both, Flo xxxxx

Viv said...

A beautiful card as always Kate, wishing you and your family a very Happy Christmas and thanks for all the lovely comments you always leave me ;)hugs Viv xx

Crafting Queen said...

A beautiful card. Very Merry Christmas to you and yours. Hugs Anesha

Sandma's Handmade Cards said...

Wishing you and Alastair a wonderful day. Your card is beautiful and I shall look forward to seeing more of your lovely cards next year. Merry Christmas, Sandra xx

cotnob said...

Wishing you a very Merry Christmas Kate, it certainly is different this year, it will be just me, hubby and our two boys this year, I'm quite looking forward to a smaller Christmas for a change.
Pauline - Crafting with Cotnob
x

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Beautiful card. Merry Christmas, stay safe

meg said...

A beautiful card love the die cut and paper.Enjoy your walk tomorrow,have a Merry Christmas and Happy Healthy New Year Meg xx

Alice (scrAPpamondo) said...

Such fabulous card, so natural and peaceful!!
I wish you the better Christmas possible. After 2019 years of Christmas this one is the first where we can't hug our loved ones. What is happening it's really unbelievable.
Merry Christmas and a better New Year!

Jennifer Johnston said...

Hi Kate, love this beautiful Christmas card. The die-cut is stunning, I adore deer. Just want to say a big 'thank you' for all the lovely comments you have left on my blog over the last few years...they mean a great deal. I hope you, Alistair and your family have a good Christmas, despite the unusual situation we all find ourselves in. Take care and stay safe dear Kate.
Hugs Jennifer xx.

JD/ Jill said...

This is a reallty beautiful Christmas card. I hope you have a Merry Christmas. Keep safe...

Pat said...

A beautiful card Kate and love the background and the deer and trees die cut looks gret over the top and a lovely sentiment too. I hope you have had an enjoyable Christmas day and enjoyed your tattie scones with your breakfast, have a lovely family meet up an walk tomorrow. Hoping for a much better year to come for us all. x

aussie aNNie said...

Beautiful card kate I hope you and Alistair had a lovely Christmas. Peace and Health in the new year...💝

MiamiKel said...

Hello my friend! I love LOVE your card! So sweet and elegant - and just perfect for this holiday season! I hope your Christmas was all things wonderful, Kate and I'm so glad we are blogging friends - you are a gift to me! BIg hugs! xx

Diane said...

Wonderful color and elegant card Kate. This has been the strangest year, I really hope 2021 turns out to be more normal.

Hugs diane

Mac Mable said...

Wonderful tonal card and hope you had a peaceful Christmas and enjoyed the tattie scones? x.

Valerija said...

This is so gorgeous, Kate! I love the sweet scene! Beautiful!! Have a great day!
Valerija xx

Sally H said...

First of all what a wonderful card, Kate! Absolutely gorgeous! I hope you had a good Christmas. It has been a very quiet christmas here too, with christmas day on our own except for a visit to take Steve's dad his dinner and keep him awake whilst he ate it! He was still talking about his 100th birthday that was 2 weeks ago and kept asking if we were ready for christmas, lol. We had a doorstep present exchange and a walk with daughter and partner on boxing day (Blooming freezing but so lovely to see them). Hope there is a significant improvement in 2021 xxx thanks so much for all your kind words over the year xxx

Margarets designer cards said...

Sorry for the late comment,
Beautiful Christmas card I love the die,
It’s too late to wish you a happy Christmas
Instead I wish you and your family a very happy healthy safe new year

Linda Simpson said...

Beautiful card, just popped by to wish you a Happy New Year.
Hugs
Linda xxx

Hazel (Didos) said...

Oh this is beautiful, what a great make, wishing you a lovely, safe and heathy 2021, Love Hazel xx

MiamiKel said...

Just stopping in to wish you a Happy New Year, my friend! xx

Jules said...

Hi Kate

A lovely Christmas card! Love the colours.

I hope you and Alistair had a lovely Christmas and I wish you both a healthy and happy 2021.

I gave myself a cardmaking/blog break between Christmas and New Year but my fingers are now itching to get cracking again.

Love Jules xx

Karen Dunbrook said...

love it!!
Hope you had a wonderful Christmas
xx Karen

Sue said...

Beautiful winter scene you created with the deer! It was a strange Christmas for sure, but glad we are staying safe and healthy through all this. We are also having high levels of cases and deaths here again since Thanksgiving.

Hugs, Sue