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Thursday, March 4, 2010

I am Grateful For...

Who says that it has to be Thanksgiving to feel extra appreciative?

I am grateful for...
  • my family and friends for being understanding of all things Tina, i.e. craft addiction, food, giggle fits, mandatory nap time, occasional potty mouth, etc.
  • my job and supportive boss. I'm SO thankful that we jive.
  • the spin instructors at the gym for being encouraging and providing a good workout a few times a week.
  • the creative people at all the crafty companies (Hero Arts, American Crafts, My Mind's Eye, Inkadinkado...just to name a few) for inspiring me and feeding my cardmaking and origami habits by continually producing fabulous products.
  • the people I interact with in Etsyland, Twitterverse, and the blogosphere. I really appreciate your business and feedback.
  • Michael Bublé because listening to his music makes me happy.
  • Tom Welling because I love watching Clark Kent kick bad guy butt on Smallville.
  • dramatic (read: trashy) reality television, i.e. Real Housewives and MTV's The Real World, for the entertainment.
Now, it's your turn. What are you thankful for?

For tonight's card, I wanted to practice my ribbon tying skills. It took me a good 15-20 minutes to get this knot juuuust right, but when I got it, I got it! I seriously did a mental happy dance in my head. Ah, it's the simple things in life that make me happy. :)

Card Specs:

Ink: Colorbox chalk ink in Lipstick Red
Stamps: Fiskars- Just Between Friends (flowers)
Paper: Die Cuts with a View- Citrus (red, stripes), Die Cuts with a View (yellow stars)
Buttons: Favorite Findings in Ocean
Punches: Fiskars Scalloped Sentiment border punch
Ribbon: From A.C. Moore

Song of the day: "All I Do is Dream of You"- Michael Bublé...on repeat tonight. :)

Oh, whoops...Real Housewives is almost over! I guess I'll catch a rerun tomorrow or something. Niiight!

3 comments :

Tangerine Kitty said...

Cute card. I am grateful for the sound of laughter...nothing makes me more happy that hearing my hubby or daughter laugh.

Maleah Matthews said...

Nice post, it is important to remember there always good things, even in hard times! I am grateful for the sunny weather, no more wound up kids inside, lol!

Nicole Bergman said...

Great post- always something to be thankful for and it's good to remember them on average days instead of waiting for a holiday. Today I am thankful that my daughter is actually napping lol

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