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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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July 08, 2017

What's YOUR Favourite Theme?

Favourite Christmas Themes

Do you have a favourite Christmas theme that you enjoy seeing year after year?
I'm going to be starting on my Christmas cards earlier this year and I want to include designs that my followers enjoy seeing as inspiration.

I'd love to know YOUR favourite choices! Tell me your faves and I'll see what I can design around those themes!

Here are a few standard Christmas themes:
Nativity scenes:  manger, Baby Jesus, wisemen, angels, star
Christmas Trees: inside or outside
Floral: Poinsettias, holly, ivy, mistletoe
Home & Hearth:  candles, fireplaces, hot chocolate, mittens and scarves
Snow:  snowy scenes, snowmen, children with sleds etc.
Sleighs: Santa's sleigh, reindeer, old-fashioned sleighrides
Nature Scenes:  woodsy backgrounds with deer or other wildlife
Music: Musical instruments, choirs, carolers, Christmas music.

Here are a few of my cards from previous years, in the above themes. Click any picture for larger view. For details on any card, click the card title to the right of the picture.

Bringing in the Greens, with real music score. By Grace Baxter

Bringing in the Greens
Featuring the real music score from
"The Holly and the Ivy"
a-caroling we will go, tri-shutter card by Grace Baxter

A-Caroling We Will Go
A tri-shutter card
Playful, for the young and young-at-heart

Sleighride framed card, by Grace Baxter

Sleighride Framed Card
Nostalgic and heart-warming

blue sparkle tree, by Grace Baxter

Blue Sparkle Christmas Tree

Sparkling with many crystals
Modern and elegant

Snowman family Christmas card, designed by Grace Baxter

Snowman Family
Personalized for each family member!

Joy to the World, music themed Christmas card, by Grace Baxter

Joy to the World
For the music lover, traditional

wisemen still seek him, Christmas card designed by Grace Baxter

Wisemen Still Seek Him
Sentiment is my own creation. 

Do You See What I See, Christmas card. Designed by Grace Baxter

Do You See What I See
Inspired by the Christmas Carol of the same title
Son, Christmas-Birthday card, designed by Grace Baxter

A Christmas Day Birthday
This one has been all over the Internet as a favourite!

Deer Snow Globe, easel card. Designed by Grace Baxter

Deer Snow Globe, Easel Card
Very dimensional with many layers.

NOEL, A Wintery Scene Christmas card, designed by Grace Baxter

NOEL - A Wintery Scene
Suitable for a lady or gentleman

All the above cards are just SOME of the themes possible.

Let me know what your favourites are!


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