Shire Blog

02/12/2013 - It’s the thought that counts

Christmas is a time for family and a time for giving, though you’d be forgiven for feeling it’s all become a bit too commercialised over the years. But it doesn’t have to be an expensive business. The phrase ‘it’s the thought that counts’ is as true as it ever was and one way of showing you care is to personalise your present.

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Making your own greetings card is a nice gesture and arts supplies shops stock everything you need.

If you’ve never tried it before, getting some professional guidance can be a great way to get started. Look out for classes near you. We arranged a card-making class for some of our residents with tutor Elaine Jones. Judging by the results, we seem to have uncovered a lot of creative talent. Here’s our gallery…judge for yourself.

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