Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Thanksgiving Card

I got to make several Thanksgiving cards to send out. This one was my favorite...

Here is a collage of of the cards I made so far...

 Notice the one card with the upside-down stamping. I didn't want to toss out the card after realizing I stamped it upside-down, so I made the writing inside work with the outside. The inside says "No matter how you look at it, you & your family are wished a blessed Thanksgiving!".  That made me happy that I didn't have to toss out this card. I liked it to much to toss. I enjoyed the chalking and popping effect using Versa Mark ink and chalks. The other cards I took a 12 x 12 sheet and was able to make several cards from that one piece.  (Another grateful moment that I figured out a way to save the card.)

Happy Thanksgiving!

I try to reflect everyday on moments I am grateful for. From the moment I get up, I say thank you for the HOT shower. As I have learned that is something we take for granted. After living in an apartment that seemed to not have a hot shower, yet I could get hot water at the sink and in the kitchen, the shower would turn cold within the first few minutes. The landlord had a plumber come out and after several visits from the plumber, the cold water remained and I moved to a new apartment. So ever since, I say THANK YOU when I am under that nice HOT water.

Through out the day, I make sure to say thank you even if it is a whisper to myself and say I am grateful for what ever good is happening. Simple things like being able to have one on one time with my boys, lunch date with my husband, being able to enjoy a day out with friends. I truely believe that when you reflect on what you are grateful for, more will come to you. (Hmmm, this makes me think of if I am grateful for my ONE son eating what I make for dinner more then once a week, that he might eat more of the things I make through out the week. Hmmmmm? I will keep trying for that!)

May you all be blessed and surrounded by loved ones this Thanksgiving.

Happy Thanksgiving to you all!