This lovely German Christmas card came from the my husband's collection. His uncle Mattie married a German girl in the 1950's.
Christmas Card ScrapbooksBy then I had the bug, so the next year it was "A Christmas Anthology", (left) using the cards to illustrate poems, songs and literature relating to Christmas.
Last year the theme was "Christmas A-Z" (right) focusing on a wide range of aspects of the Christmas story. What would I do without the internet to help with history and definitions?
I do mean to stop - but already my mind is on a new theme - perhaps looking at the stories behind Christmas carols.
Since I began, scrapbooking has become a sophisticated hobby, but I have kept to a very simple style with the focus on the illustrations.
So to anyone who sends me a card, it continues to give pleasure long after the 12 days of Christmas have past.
Adapted from a posting of 2012, but I hope it will be of interest to my new readers.
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