Thursday, December 20, 2012

hip hop and the big reveal....

can you believe it is almost christmas?!  i have never been so far behind.  we JUST got our (imfamous) family christmas card photo taken...i am not even close to being done with shopping, let alone wrapping!!  we have a huge winter storm starting right about now...

dang!  i can't keep up.  so please enjoy a little unity eye candy now:







and finally...drum roll please...this year's ERICKSON FAMILY CHRIsTMAS CARD...
the card this year was inspired by the AWESOME website awkward family photos.  if you have never been, check it out.  i spent two hours on there one night while waiting for the kids at basketball pratices.  i laughed my ass offand the time flew!  :)
 
(to see old ERICKSON christmas cards, scroll down)
 
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all stamps used: UNITY StAMP COMPANY
patterned paper used:  THE PAPER LOFT
adhesive used:  HELMAR USA


42 comments:

Lucy said...

Great LO! I will have to check out that website.

My Angel said...

Love the family photo!!

Thienly Azim said...

LOL!!!! I came here to check out this year's card! Love it!

Diana Fernandez said...

Ohhh I love your LO! and that card is super cute!

Suzanne said...

Love the shorts, lol.

Angel said...

Lol!! Your family photo cracked me up
I know right??? I can't believe Christmas is just around the corner too ... Well lets not get caught up in the process but enjoy the journey ;) merry Christmas !

PBrown9624 said...

I am so far behind too! Not like that in the past...but it is what it is...my new favorite saying! Lol! Thanks for sharing

Karenladd said...

Love the layouts but oh my gosh, that Christmas card photo for this year has me laughing out loud!! I've seen that website....so this is especially fun!

Big Mamma~ a.k.a. Mary S said...

Great memories for your book.

Dee in N.H. said...

Great pages and I love your card!! LOL!

KC Inspired said...

Wonderful layouts!

Julie Odil said...

Great LO and family photo!

kdgowdy said...

Great page shares! Thanks for the many ideas!

FeistyCrafter said...

My husband loves that website, it is a hoot!! I LOVE your Christmas cards, I bet your family and friends can't wait to see what you came up with next.

Your scrapbooks pages are great!!

Crystal said...

Love the layouts and the Christmas card! I was just telling a friend about that awkward family photos website the other day, so awesome!

Houses Built of Cards said...

Darling layouts - and LOVE your Christmas card! So funny!!!

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Hussena said...

Wow what an amazing LO ...loved the cute family pic :)

Hussena said...

Wow what an amazing LO ...loved the cute family pic :)

Esther said...

Really darling!!! I'm glad I'm not the only one scrapping from years ago :) LOL!!!!

NoraAnne said...

LOL!!! I've been waiting for your Christmas card :) So funny! and I love your layouts!

Amber said...

Great LO and funny card :)

Ruby said...

Great layout. You need to take a deep breath and relax. Everything always falls into place at Christmas. Enjoy the holidays and Merry Christmas

michib said...

great layouts ~ love the family Christmas photo :) I love all the different themes you've done over the years.

Michelle said...

Great layouts! Hilarious photo!

Miriam Prantner said...

Great layouts and your family is kind of hilarious! Love the card!

Emily Keaton said...

Fabulous layouts,Jen! I just love your family Christmas photo, too. So funny!! Good luck with getting all of your Christmas prep wrapped up (get it??). Hope you can beat the storm!!

Michele Duffy said...

I love that you guys have so much fun with your Christmas cards!

Teresa Godines #6857 said...

Look at all of the happy faces in your layout. =)

Love your Christmas card. Maybe we will have to do the same next year.

Merry Christmas to you and your family.

Marla said...

A very cute scrapbook. TFS

Becky Sorensen said...

Awesome layouts and AWESOME card!!!

SHartl said...

Great layouts and your Christmas photo from this year is going to look great added to your album! So funny!

marg0006 said...

Your family cards are incredibly funny and original.

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JPScraps said...

Great layouts! I love your family photo!!

Flo said...

Fun layouts and Christmas card(s). So many things to do....

Sam said...

Great family pic. Love that web site AFP, I go on it quite often for a good laugh!

Sue D said...

Great photo and layouts! I think we are all in the same boat with being ready.

Tamara said...

What a great way to get a lot of photos in a page. Also, love the Christmas cards, too funny!! Merry Christmas!

Toni K said...

Hahaha! I love your Christmas pic! You are hilarious! And what an awesome family to go along!

jules said...

your card is priceless!...as always!

lady strawberry said...

Love the layout! And the family photo is so awesome!!

Naomi said...

Thank you for sharing!

jennifer mitten said...

That is a hilarious card! Love your layouts too....