Sunday, 16 December 2012

Christmas is around the corner...

 I've definitely been feeling in a holiday mood lately! Today while I was driving to work, it was raining when I left home, but somewhere along the highway the rain turned into snow. I didn't even realize it until a few minutes later when I noticed the streets were turning white with what I like to call God's dandruff. Later the rain came back and washed it all away but at least it was a winter wonderland for a few hours. =)

Since I'm feeling festive, here's a wintery doodle I drew this week plus a list of "Christmasy things" that I love doing (or just a random mishmash of recent photos that I sadly attempted to string together into some sort of cohesive blog post)... let's just say I tried. Anyways...

Stay cozy! ;)


I love...

lighting warm apple-scented candles...
snuggling in wool blankets with a lavender-scented pouch under my pillow (lavender is supposedly relaxing?)...
bundling up in a thick chunky knit scarf...
drawing wintery cartoon characters in my sketchbook...
making little clay penguins (for penguin snowglobes at work)...
drinking sugary caramel brulee lattes (with extra whipped cream!!!)...
and consequently, vandalizing Starbucks cups with creepy doodles.
I also like to collect men (GINGERBREAD men, that is)... like this one...
and this one...
...and THIS ONE...on my handmade UGLY CHRISTMAS SWEATER! =) It was actually my dad's sweater that I "borrowed" and never returned.

So that's my photo collection of random Christmasy things. I hope that was mildly entertaining. And by the way, Starbucks in no way sponsored me for this post (although I wouldn't mind if they did... in the form of FREE DRINKS...ha!) but I was looking at my doodle of the girl with the scarf and I thought, she looks like she needs a cup of coffee. And that was all the excuse I needed to go out and buy myself a holiday beverage.


I hope you all have a wonderful week! 
What are YOUR favourite Christmas sights, smells, or scenes?


22 comments:

  1. I love your drawing! Its so fun with the starbucks- coffee :)
    I've been just making gingerbread, but unfortunatly no men, only hearts and stars ;)
    Have a great sunday!
    xx

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  2. cute christmassy post, your doodles are amazing!
    tie-dye-eyes

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  3. that apple candle looks familiar. so does that first gingerbread man. i loveeee the circle scarf in your doodle! i love circle scarfs in real life too. i just had a caramel brulee latte today. that clown face is scary. i mean you could have easily turned it into a cute penguin....but no, obviously scary clown face is the way to go lol. don't marry basmati!! i am still scarred. see you in a few hours. <3

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  4. you are just absolutely soo talentated and creative, the girl with the starbucks cup was soo innovative! lol, they do need to sponsor you! :)
    Great post

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  5. So talented! I wish I could doodle like you! Sadly, I can't :/ HAHA I THOUGHT THE DOODLE WITH THE STARBUCKS CUP AND HER GLOVED HANDS WERE ABSOLUTELY ADORABLE!
    so lucky to have that christmas festive feeling around!

    http://thelovingrights.blogspot.com

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  6. Oh, so good again! You really are talented!
    I love the Starbucks hugging drawing.
    Following you now :)
    xx
    http://heroineinheels.blogspot.co.uk/

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  7. Omg I just felt in love with your doodles. Even though I don't feel the Christmas spirit yet, your doodles are so cute and.. warm hehe :D

    Have a lovely day,
    allthatglittersnotgold.blogspot.com

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  8. I love the drawings and how festive everything feels!

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  9. i love that drawing! so cute.

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  10. Lovely blog!! can u also check mine and let me know your opinion about it?? my blog is what girls want on http://robertagervasi.blogspot.it/
    let me know
    thank u and merry xmas
    xoxo
    rob

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  11. I love your sweater
    thecloudgalaxy.blogspot.com

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  12. lovely post :)
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    Merry Christmas! I wish you happiness and joy! Happy blogging in the New Year!
    Great post: I like these photos so much!!
    What about following each other?
    Diana

    double-ganger.blogspot.com

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  14. Hello Laura!
    I love this blog, it shows the soft side of me whenever I visit here.
    And I think you're a fun person, full of light.
    Anyway, I just want to greet you a belated Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
    I hope 2013 would be a great year for you. :)

    Love, Bee.
    (http://www.anikahearts.blogspot.com)

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  15. I'm the first time on your blog, but I really like it!
    Great post!
    Kisses from Poland! , *

    Wanna follow each other?
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  16. NIce pics!!!

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  17. I'm following you now on GFC! :)

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  18. You're so talented. That starbucks cup is brilliant!! I really laughed over it- Jade xxx

    alright-blondie.blogspot.co.uk

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