Monday, December 6, 2010

CHRISTmas Tree, Legends and Decorations

Legend has it that about the year 1500 Martin Luther began the tradition of decorating trees to celebrate Christmas. He decorated it with candles to honor Christ's birth. It is thought that German immigrants brought with them the Christmas Tree Tradition.

Take this link to a past post on the Christmas Tree Spider

Take this link to learn about the German Christmas Tree Pickle.

Cinnamon Art
10 T cinnamon
4-6 T plain applesauce
Mix in small bowl til forms a dough. Roll out like a sugar cookie to 1/4" thick, use cookie cutters to cut designs. To hang poke hole at top with straw or toothpick.
Dry in the oven 150 degrees for three hours.

Matthew 7:25
The rain came down, the streams rose, and the winds blew and beat against the house; yet it did not fall, because it had its foundation on the rock.

Product list...
My Minds Eye DP, chipboard element
Papertrey ink Card Stock and Buttons

Happy Stamp Day, God Bless!



Amy said...

Cool card, and thanks for sharing the Christmas tree legends. That cinnamon art sounds really neat too--do the ornaments have a wonderful smell? Do you need to spray them with a sealer?

Jen said...

Fun post! You card is fun and funky as well! Love it!

Chris said...

i love the funky vibe of this card!