Saturday, February 19, 2011

~Saturday Filled With Blessings~

Good morning my crafty friends, whom I love!!!

I am so very blessed to have friends all over the world, many whom I
am honored enough to meet at Craft functions and some whom I
have never met but still "know" them from conversations.

I wanted to share with you the power of crafting and love today.
Yesterday in the mail I received this beautiful card from Mandie Wade
who took the time to make this card AND included some lace in the
package because she knows I love lace!! I met Mandie in Chicago (CHA).
It always amazes me how kind and caring the craft community is.
I am nothing more than a country pink haired girl who dares to
share her life, both good and bad with anyone who will listen
and happen to play with paper and glue....yet I have made so many
amazing friends and feel the love of the craft community every single day!
So many crafters have come to me and because I am so open they
have started speaking out about their own lives.
I am always happy to see others speaking out and helping to raise
awareness of personal and painful issues.

I received this 8X8 layout from Bree who I have "known" online
for a very long time. I love how she used my layout as the photo.
And I received this AMAZING layout from Pam (whom I met in Texas).
I love how she used a picture of both of us! She was so beautiful in person
I mean STUNNING and her hubby was a RIOT my Johnny Cash! LOL
What an honor for Pam to scrap little ol' me! :)
I have come to find out that crafting is more than just art or
preserving memories. It is in fact a conduit to meet the most
amazing people who have a common interest.
The BIGGEST hearts around and the most loyal friends you could ever meet.
Crafting is definitely more than paper and glue...it is LOVE♡♡

~Thanks for letting me share my friends with you today~


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8 comments:

Desirée-ScrapDees said...

how lovely that people are sending you card all over the world, lovely!

Manhattan Mandie said...

You are too sweet <3 I'm so glad to call you a friend!!!

Reilly / Bree said...

Good things come to good people and you have earned and deserve all the wonderful things that come you way. Have a terrific weekend.

Betsy said...

I have to agree the people I have met in the crafting community have been such kind hearted kindred spirits, it's such a blessing to be a part of it!

Kelly Sas said...

I hate to admit that I am a little jealous of these women. I would love to meet you! I pray that day will come. In the mean time I am happy you share your work and yourself with us on your blog!

mse006 said...

The crafting community IS one of the nicest communities to be in!!

hilde janbroers said...

so sweet people created those lovely items for you!
you totally deserve it!

The Scrapbook Speedway said...

impresive!