Birds and holly leaves against a wintry background have always been a popular image for Christmas Greetings. Bluebirds especially have been popular and show up on imagery in music, embroidery, paintings and cards in both North America and the United Kingdom. These ones are especially attractive.
Now that the power is back on, my house is warming up and a cooked meal is going to be ready soon. We all were very lucky in this region there were no major fires, damage, flooding or extreme cold and that power was restored fairly quickly.
If you haven't yet entered my Christmas GIVEAWAY go to http://quiltingwithjanet.blogspot.com/2010/12/my-christmas-giveaway.html
and do so - all you have to do is become a follower and leave a comment. If you win, you have a choice of 5 gifts from which to choose. Lots of luck - I'm looking forward to hearing from you!!
Big hugs and hoping you're almost ready for Christmas and that you are home warm and safe!!