Monday, December 24, 2012

Goodbye Advent–welcome Christmas

540166_460542817338041_666841792_nWhere did the time go – Advent went so fast this year….

P1070598The 4th candle is lit, the last Advent gift is opened

P1070601My last gift was a lovely stitchery prepped by May Britt.
I can see many lovely morning stitchery moments in the weeks to come.
Thank you May Britt, for making my Advent bright and happy!
I am already thinking about what to surprise you with next year :-))

CountrySanta[5]_thumb_thumb[1]P1070590The Christmas tree is decorated

P1070592Our favourite Christmas quilts and ornaments are around the house


P1070589I have been to Christmas mass at my local church, a beautiful medieval building.
Old buildings are great sources of inspiration :-)

I forgot to post last week’s Advent poem – here goes:

We light three candles tonight
For longing, hope and joy.
They stands there shining by themselves
and we who present are
We light three candles tonight
for longing, hope and joy.

and here is the 4th and last Advent poem:

We light four candles tonight
and let them all burn down.
For longing, joy, hope and peace
but most of all for peace on this little earth
where people live.


I want to wish you all a lovely Christmas celebration,
wherever you are!

Christmas hugs from


  1. Merry Christmas to you and your family. We have shared a lot of good memories in this year and I know 2013 will be the same.

    Big hug from us in Elverum.

  2. have a great day........

  3. Merry Christmas Hanne. Your decorations are lovely and ready for Santa. Beautiful church too.

  4. Merry Christmas to you and your family Hanne. Your church is lovely. I saw a bit of your DJ signature quilt in one picture. Happy memories! I can't wait to see what you stitch up in 2013!

  5. Warm Christmas Hugs to you too, Hanne! I wish you very Merry Christmas with your family!

  6. Fortsatt god jul til deg!

  7. Hanne, I hope you had a very happy Christmas with your family and wish you an abundance of all good things in the year to come.

  8. God fortsättning och Gott Nytt År till dig!!! Kram

  9. Happy New Year! It was nice to visit with you in person this year.

  10. Merry Christmas!


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