Sunday, November 16, 2008

We Gathered Together...

What a fun day yesterday was! Six women gathered here and made oodles of Christmas cards that the people in their lives are going to be SO blessed by. I didn't get pictures of everyone, but this one shows the "togetherness" that crafting was. I don't have a ton of table space, so the gals were elbow to elbow as they stamped, punched, tied ribbon, and heat embossed. It's what I think quilting circles used to be like. Chatting and being productive--multitasking at its best!

One of the reasons my SAS was successful was because of a new friend named Patti Montijo. She is an AMAZING card artist, and she has a HUGE and BEAUTIFUL crafting space full of SU! (and other) supplies. Well, on Tuesday I realized I didn't have enough Kraft card stock for all the card fronts that my SAS required. So I sent out an emergency SOS to Patti, and she saved the day by mailing me 10 sheets of said paper. Along with it, she sent a little note, made with a Top Note Sizzix die and an adorable pumpkin. As I was looking at it, I figured out that I could recycle it into a quick and beautiful Thanksgiving card for my stash! A little Haiku DSP, some Old Olive card stock, and it's DONE!

I think this brings the count down to 7 that I need to make, so I think I'll make my deadline. The sentiment I used on the Thanksgiving card is from God's Blessings, and reads, "Blessings brighten when we count them! Thank you for blessing my life in such a wonderful way!" That's how I feel about all of you who read this blog and share crafting with me. Know that you are very much appreciated, even if you don't comment often or at all. I know you're out there, and I'm thankful for the cyber community.

Now I have to get back to my craft room! More coming in awhile!

5 comments:

sandra said...

it sounds like it was a lot of fun
we drove to South Carolina, friday night: 5 hours under torrential rain, but we made it.
I'm looking forward to the SAS on Sunday after Thanksgiving!!

Karen said...

How fun! Love it!

Vanessa said...

What a fun evening! :)

robinrane said...

That is such a beautiful sentiment on the Thanksgiving card. And I love the colors~

whittakerwoman said...

Hi... ok so i put all the paper in one bag and would love to bring them to you. What is your schedule like? H