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2021 Holiday Card Winner!

2021 Holiday Card Winner!

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Each holiday season we reach out to all of our super talented residents to help us design our annual Merrill Family Holiday Card! We received so many wonderful pieces of art from all over the country and simply could not decide on the winner alone. After narrowing the submissions down to the top 10, we reached out to our residents, team members, and via Facebook and received hundreds of votes letting us know who came out on top!

This year's winner, with over 100 votes, was submitted by Pat from our Auburn (WA) community! We just love how adorable this tree is and all of the little gifts underneath. Her inspiration for her art is even more heartwarming, as she said it is a reminder to "enjoy the simple things this holiday season"! Congratulations Pat and we can't wait to see your card at all of our communities this holiday season!

This year's winner, Pat from Auburn (WA), drew a holiday tree with gifts!

Pat, 2021 Holiday Card Winner, showing off her artwork.

We received so many wonderful entries and it would be a shame to not share more of them with you!

Our second-place entry came from a very talented resident in Carolina Park (SC). We were in awe of how amazing this bird was and it fit the holiday theme perfectly!

A wonderful bird drawing came in from Carolina Park (SC) to claim second place.

Lorraine, a Kirkland (WA) resident, secured the third-place spot just behind Carolina Park with her gorgeous holiday poinsettia painted on canvas!

Lorraine's, Kirkland (WA) resident, painted a gorgeous holiday poinsettia to come in third place.

Lorraine, Kirkland (WA) resident, showing off her painting!

If you would like to see more of our top 10 submissions check them out below!

One of the adorable art submissions featured dogs and snow!

This submission had a bird perched on a bird feeder.

This submission had the focus of an elegantly painted flower.

This submission had a whimsical representation of a holiday tree.

The classic snowman in the winter attire will never go out of style.

One of the last submissions we received consisted of an old truck bringing back pumpkins through the forest.

We are so excited to see our holiday card sent out to our Merrill Gardens family and all of their loved ones. Happy Holidays!

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