Nothing's as mean as giving a little child
something useful for Christmas.
~ Kin Hubbard
This new Jellypark digital stamp makes me think of my very gracious brother with a giggle. His birthday falls right around Christmas, so for years and years I bought him a shirt for his birthday and a coordinating sweater for Christmas. Poor guy must have felt like he was getting socks every year. He never complained, but, I mean, really, can you imagine anything worse than wearing clothes picked out by your kid sister?
Hee Hee! I know how I can make it up to him. Maybe this year I'll get my bro a Christmas sweater with embroidered cats on it. I know he likes cats.
To avoid any family discord, I should tell you that was NOT a picture of my brother. Can you imagine? He's so much more handsome, but, you know, he might just be crazy enough to wear a sweater like that on a dare.
Okay, besides just wanting to humiliate my brother (you're welcome, Greg), I made this card for this week's Jellypark Friends Friday Challenge. The fun ladies over there invited me to hang out with them this month, and I'm having such a blast! This week we're making cards to say thank you. And, you know, who wouldn't want to write a thank you card for such a lovely gift.
Here are all the toys I played with to make this tribute to my brother's sweater marathons.
I'd love to hear your crazy Christmas gift stories. What's the worst present you either gave or received? Oh, I know there are some good chuckles out there.
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