"there is always something to be thankful for"
Lots to share so let's get to it shall we? the above is a collage I did and printed to make my cards for Thanksgiving this year.
This is what happened last Thursday into the night:
Some snow was predicted but it was supposed to turn to rain. Instead we ended up with a total of 9 inches of snow and then sleet! It wreaked havoc in the whole surrounding area with numerous accidents and road closures that some had to sit through in their cars all night long!! Those that were able to make it home from their work said it took hours to reach home when it should have been a 15 min. drive. Thankfully my hubby called off that night - he would never have made it in. And y'all know how I feel about snow to begin with:(
it also turned out to be my lucky day!! I found out I had won a $50 GC from Simon Says Stamp for their Monday Challenge, AND I won a prize package from Ranger Ink from the Dina Wakley MEdia Challenge on Instagram - how cool is that?? can't wait to get whatever Ranger sends, and I always seem to have an ongoing wish list at SSS:)
For T Stands For Tuesday I would love for you to stop in, have a white chocolate raspberry scone and a cup of coffee:
Of course I also have a nice variety of teas for those of you who prefer that.
I often tend to eek in a challenge project at the last minute for the Simon Wednesday Challenge Blog and this is no exception. I made some quick and easy tags for the theme of "All That Glitters is Gold"
I started with printed tags (Recollections) then simply added gold glitter glue (Stickles by Ranger); poinsettia stickers (Nicole); and Baker's Twine (Darice).
For the Simon Monday Challenge Blog (this week the theme is "Let It Snow") I have this card:
The snowman snowflake is an ornament that comes off the card. I attached the silver loop inside the card using a bit of washi tape so it would be easy to remove and add to the tree.
Products: white notecard; silver glitter fun foam (Michaels); large snowflake die (Darice); patterned paper (The paper Studio); snowman sticker (Nicole); Tim Holtz Small Talk Occasions stickers; silver thread.
Almost forgot to share my calendar spreads for October:
And I have one final project to share (aren't you glad it's almost over:):)
This journal page is meant for Art Journal Journey hosted by Erika this month with the theme of "Vintage or Modern", and for Paint Party Friday:
Quite modern, no? I thought after I finished and photographed it that the yellow was too bright and I should have mellowed it a bit. But, so far on IG the consensus is that it's good. Acrylic paints; Dina Wakley image and washi tapes; Carabelle Studio stamp on left; faux stitch stamp (Whimsy Stamps); Archival Jet Black ink; Tim Holtz Snarky Small Talk Sticker.
Wishing all who will be celebrating Thanksgiving on Thursday a happy, blessed day. And my gratitude to all of you who kindly take the time to stop by and leave me some love. Mwah!
" We can only be said to be alive when our hearts are conscious of our treasures."