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Welcome to my Christmas blog. If you arrived here from my other blog, Gracenotes For Today then you already know all about my love for cardmaking, home dec items, sewing projects and graphic design.

This site will host anything with a Christmas theme, either NEW or that was previously on the Gracenotes For Today site. Also, to the above list, I will include some of my poems that are perfect for use with cardmaking.

I'm so happy you decided to drop by. Please feel free to comment on anything you see here that inspires you.

~ Grace

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October 11, 2018

Printable Family Tags

They're Here

Here we go with the Full Family Tag Printables. These are now available to download as entire SETS.

Titles include:

Mom, Dad, Son, Daughter, Brother, Sister, Grandma, Grandpa OR Gramma, Grampa

Collection #2

Set 1:  Candy Cane

Candy Cane Mom

Candy Cane Dad

Candy Cane Son

Candy Cane Brother

Candy Cane Gramma

Candy Cane Sister

Candy Cane Daughter
Candy Cane Sister Candy Cane Brother
Candy Cane Grammar
Candy Cane Grampa
Candy Cane Grampa
August 03, 2018

Beautiful Skater Tag

Elegant Tag for Girls of All Ages

It's fun to make unique tags for that extra large gift, or for the gift that is going to bring the most excitement and joy to the recipient. This one is frosty with a touch of nostalgia in the skater.


beautiful skater gift tag
The gift wrap used is actually very shiny. I Cut a pretty frame from Elegant Edges out of glittery aqua cardstock (pic doesn't do it justice).  Frame size is 5-1/2".

The skater and all her layers are cut at 4 inches. Skater is from Winter Woodland cartridge.

Dress and Skates

The dress is cut from sparkly dotted cardstock from DCWV Cherry Limeade stack. The pic doesn't show the raised shine of the skater's dress.

The trim layer pieces are plain white cardstock, glittered with sparkle dust.

Skates are plain white cardstock with silver glitter added to the blades. Isn't she lovely!

December 24, 2017


Sending Christmas Joy

The perfect card design for a sister who shares my memories of skating together, years ago. Oh, the hours we'd spend on the ice until our toes were frozen! (Click pictures for close-up.)

ice skates Christmas card - created by Grace Baxter
Figure Skates, Shimmery Gold accents, Snowflakes and Greenery


This card is a generous size: card base measures 4-1/4" x 6-1/2". It is thick with layers and needed to be mailed in a protective, puffy envelope to protect the skates.

Everything was created in Cricut Design Space EXCEPT for the punched pine branches. See list of cartridges below.


Figure skates Christmas card, inside. Poem and verse by Grace Baxter
Figure Skates Christmas Card -- Inside

Poem and Verse, by Grace Baxter

Cartridges Used:

  • White embossed background overlay, flourish design label, from Elegant Edges, embossed with snowflakes
  • Gold foil frame, flourish rectangle, from Elegant Edges
  • Sentiment frame shape, label from Heritage
  • Figure skates, from Go Canada!
  • "Sending Christmas Joy" sentiment, written with Alphalicious font

Merry Christmas, Friends!


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