Monday, January 9, 2012

Christmas in Scotland

We're back in Australia now, having had the most fantastic Christmas home in Scotland - first time in 12 years.....

Arriving at Glasgow Airport - two VIPs to meet us.....



Little schoolgirl Rebekah. She started school in August and this was the first we were able to see her in uniform....



Going to school in the dark - oh my, how this brought back memories....



This was as close to snow as we got - a snow globe in the mall - no white Christmas this year....



Daughter made her first pot of soup....



And a fine job she did too - nothing beats a hot bowl of homemade soup on a cold winter's day....Lol



Photo's under the tree....





Traditional reading of "The Night Before Christmas" on Christmas Eve.....



Santa duly visited during the night....



Doll houses were the order of the day...



How adorable are these wee girls - the dresses daughter bought are totally gorgeous....











Christmas Day - all three beautiful little girls together....



The two little ones - kissing cousins....Lol



More presents - from their Great Grandfather (GG) and Granny Kate....



My son and daughter....



Santa's visit for Erin....









Finally, me and my Dad....







Now, despite being 12,000 miles from my scrapping supplies - I still managed to make something for the holidays....

I received a Spellbinder's Grand Calibur from hubby (in Scotland) and a few of the Grand Nesties....

Along with an A4 paper pad from cArt-Us "Christmas Collection" some Core'dinations cardstock, an ink pad and a couple of sets of Christmas acrylic stamps from Penny Black and Kanban, I was able to come up with a wee Christmas mini album....



Using the Grand Calibur Creative Book Pages for the pages....



Layered Poinsettia Shapeabilities.....



Sprinkles of glitter....





Grand Scalloped Rectangles for the photo mats.....



















Fancy Tags Three Shapeabilities....











Now just to put some of the beautiful photo's taken over Christmas into the album and it will be complete......

Back next time with my fav projects of 2011.....

Hugs

6 comments:

CraftyGirl said...

Awww... what little darlings you have here! So sweet and smiley in their Christmas dresses!! And with all the excitement of Christmas you still managed to making a mini album! Now that is impressive!! It's beautiful!

barb :)

PK said...

Oh Jane, the girls are growing up so quickly! I can understand why you're so eager to brave the Scottish weather for them now. They're utterly adorable and so precious.

(And I am going to have to scraplift your book. It's gorgeous!)

~Cara xx

Nanne said...

Aaaw, Jane.. those are some amazingly cute photos of your family.. You are so lucky to have had everyone together for christmas..
and a true artist always finds a way of creating something she loves :) Love that mini album..
Hugs
Nanné

vellender123 said...

Hi Jane
Glad you are back.Love photo of the grand kids.
Love the mini album.I'm only working Saturday Now.
Cheers Leonie

Fern said...

Jane, your little granddaughters are adorable!!! So glad you were able to spend Christmas with all of your family!! Your mini is fantastic!! I have the Grand Calibur but not those die.. I have been looking at 'em and now I guess I need 'em!! Have a great day!!! Hugs!!

Sandi Cl~ said...

What fabulous and omigosh, this album is amazing .. with no scrappy supplies .. cannot believe it! So glad that you had a wonderful time .. and while I was here, I enjoyed your aweseome 11 from 2011!