Monday, December 24, 2007

Friendship Vineyards

Every December, along with all the baking and candy making, Jeff and I usually make Sangria. I love Sangria. We start with red wine and then we add Brandy, Cointreau, fresh squeezed lemons and oranges, and a little sugar...yummy! Jeff usually takes a bunch of Sangria into work with my homemade Almond Rocha for gifts for the people he works with.

These are the bottles he took in today. I used to make my own labels on the computer every year but when I saw GinaK's new, Festive Labels set last month I just knew I HAD TO HAVE THEM! I also ordered her waterproof labels which work great for cold wine bottles!

Here's a close up of one of the labels. Just perfect for gift giving!

This stamp set also comes with everything I needed to make the tags for the bottles. I stamped the border and sentiment in green ink and then cut out the circle and the burgundy scallop background with my nestabilities. The "from" is a retired SU stamp.

I wish I could send each of my loyal blog readers a bottle but since I can't I'll just drink some for each of you...hee, hee....

I am hopeful that I will get back into my regular routine of stamping after tomorrow and will be able to post on a more regular basis. I do want to with each and everyone of you a joyful holiday season and if you celebrate Christmas, I hope tomorrow is a joyous day filled with friends and family...and that Santa is good to you.


Dottie K said...

OMG I love Sangria. Have a glass for me. I would love to have your recipe and try and make some. I've never done that before. Is it easy?? They're just beautiful - I'm sure they're going to enjoy them very much. Enjoy your blog and TFS. Merry Christmas! :)

Patsy said...

Great gift idea and the packaging is wonderful. Merry Christmas!!!!

Liz said...

Oh my goodness. We haven't had Sangria since we went to Spain many, many moons ago.
Great labels!