So, I finally settled on a theme for my 2009 Christmas Journal. It's called "Where is the Magic?" I used a Club Scrap Field Journal from their Natural Resources Kit that I had laying around. I plan to alternate journaling/photos with tags from Tim Holtz's 12 Tags of Christmas project. The first tag, "Find the Magic" sits on the inside cover, next to my first page of journaling, which reads:
"Henry and Clara are too old to believe in Santa Clause. Truthfully, they've been too old for a while, but we still went about celebrating Christmas as if the whole Santa Magic existed. This year, I don't think that will work. You see, they're teenagers (okay, Clara's not technically a teenager yet, but she may as well be one, given the way she acts). So, my challenge this year is to find Christmas Magic that works with a family that now includes teenagers instead of children. I hope this journal will help me find and record the new magic."
So, that's my journal idea for this year. For this weekend's giveaway, help me meet my challenge. Let me know what works to bring Christmas magic to teenagers. If you don't have teenagers, do you remember what worked when you were a teen? Post a comment with your ideas, and I'll enter you name in the drawing. A winner will be picked at 9:00 p.m. Sunday night (California time). The winner will receive an assortment of ATC's featured in yesterday's post.