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In 1975 I learned a new skill. I taught myself to crochet. That year for Christmas I made a stocking for each person in my family and each person in my husbands family. In my eyes they were just perfect and I was so proud of each and every one of them. The problem was that I did not know I needed to line them. Each year the stockings get stuffed with loving care. They hold everything from friut and nuts to shampoo and toothpaste with one very special gift tucked deep inside the toe. Each year they stretch a little more and each year it takes a little more to fill them. It is everyones favorite part of Christmas morning. When a new baby is born into the family, I always crochet a new stocking for the new arrival. I still don't put in a lining.



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redplaid3

theStudio Monet
Cute....that's one big stocking. What a fun tradition! Love the way you used the lights around the edge.
#1 Thu June 30, 2011 11:37

Toiny

theStudio Owner
Fantastic clustering around the photo! I absolutely love the lights-as-border and the story is fantastic. I bet my kids wish they had ever bigger stockings too LOL.
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#2 Thu June 30, 2011 11:57

donakat

theStudio Monet
Sweet story in your journaling! Love that you have a photo of the growing stocking to add to this memory page!
#3 Thu June 30, 2011 12:03

trickletime

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love the decorated frame. awesome title work. fabulous layout.
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#4 Thu June 30, 2011 13:52

sparkysgirl

theStudio CT
Awesome journaling ... I just love the story about your families stockings. I love the way you layered the papers and used the strung lights around the edges. Really nicely done!


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#5 Thu June 30, 2011 15:18

MemoryKeeper

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You lit up your layout with those adorable lights, and the way you put your background papers! Awesome alpha and the stockings are too cute! Lovely photo with cluster on it!
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#6 Thu June 30, 2011 18:31

ladyofthethorns

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LOL, love this and love your story and the fact that you STILL don't line them! It is the little, quirky and unique, things about our traditions that, in my opinion anyway, make the holidays most memorable. Great layout!
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#7 Thu June 30, 2011 19:04

Ayla1964

theStudio Artist
Love your tradition with the stockings, and a wonderful layout too! Love the lights all around the edges and the stockings hanging from the title. Every child's fantasy, to have an ever growing stocking!
#8 Fri July 1, 2011 00:31

SkrapperDigitals

theStudio Designer
oh that's soo cool! i love the lights! brilliant! looks great with the black and white photo and the story is so cute too! great job!




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#9 Fri July 1, 2011 07:11

Monika

theStudio Designer
I bet everyone loves the stockings you make!

Beautiful layout, the black and white photo looks great with the beautiful cluster frame!
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