He Does Exist

  I stopped believing in Santa Claus when I was six.
   Mother took me to see him in a department store
  and he asked for my autograph.
       ~ Shirley Temple

Amanda Saw Santa Claus


Well, I don't know about you, but I for one, still believe in Santa Claus.

I even saw a package he had delivered to the house yesterday with my name on it. Apparently, he's planning ahead to spare the reindeer on Christmas eve.

I told Santa I really just wanted crafting toys this Christmas. He told me his elves didn't know the first thing about paper craft toys. So, he asked me to go online, fill up a shopping cart at one of my favorite shops, and then send him the link to the shopping cart. He said he'd pick and choose from the things in my shopping cart so I could still be surprised.

So I did. I even filled in a special promotion code so Santa could get a good deal.

Apparently I was on Santa's "Nice List," because the jolly man sent off my order.

Then, he changed my password on the site so I wouldn't be able to see the pending order and its status. And then, he got really maniacal. He changed the e-mail address I previously assigned to the site so I couldn't ask for a password reset.

Of course, you know why I know all this. Because I tried to steal a peek at the order!

That Santa is one sneaky dude!


Amanda Saw Santa Claus Card



That adorable stamp is from Eat Cake Graphics, called Amanda Saw Santa Claus. Freakin' cute, right? Amanda and her bear are colored with Copic Markers. Her pajamas are paper pieced from Cosmo Cricket paper, and her cheeks are blushed with Sampin' Up! Stampin Pastels.

Here's the rest of the recipe.


Sweet Comments

  1. OMG! You CRACK ME UP!!!! LOL TOTALLY sounds like something I would do… HOWEVER, Dave is NOT that tech saavy… LMAO

    PS: WHERE is the chicken timer??? :( I LOVED hearing that damn thing… I DO love the retro cooking blog look, but miss that timer!!!!

  2. Hahahahaha! That’s funny. (Both the card, which I love btw, and the story).

  3. Lisa Henke says:

    great story….kind of what I did for my Santa. love that they want to make us happy, even when they don’t have a clue. your card is ADORABLE! love the image.

  4. Beth Norman says:

    I really enjoyed reading your story. How magical. Your card certainly goes with the story. Loving your card too.

  5. STINKIN CUTE Linda! Merry Christmas! hugs, Jane :)

  6. What a hilarious card! The expression on that little girl is hilarious–and the card really goes well with your story! You’re so right–he must exist if he went to all that trouble! Happy holidays! :)

  7. Love this!!!! The coloring is amazing and the patterned papers are perfect. Thanks so much for joining us at the Ribbon Carousel Challenge! Happy Holidays!

  8. Just saw this at the ribbon carousel and had to come here to say how much I LOVE your card – it is SUPER!