My inspiration statement goes something like this:
This holiday season we will be cheerful, kind and gracious to one another as we create and celebrate the joy in every day.
Yeah, OK, a bit of a wordy mouthful.
But the expression "Be of Good Cheer" resonates perfectly. I'm calling it our motto for Christmas this year.
Aby encourages us to find a way to "artistically express" our inspiration statement. Being the unimaginative sort that I am, I had thought I would do a simple fabric banner.
When I couldn't find the fabric I wanted (teal and red seem to be hard to come by this year). I decided I'd do it in scrapbook paper.
Before I could let the idea of all that hand cutting of the letters get me down, I saw this fabulous sign at La Famille.
for purchase at her etsy shop.
I want to give Alicia full credit for this: there's no way I could have thought this up on my own.
Here's my version:
I had fun making it.