Thursday, November 24, 2011

Happy Thanksgiving!

I just had to share a picture that I woke up to this morning of my niece, Autumn :) Look at her cute little "first Thanksgiving" shirt! I will miss the usual family traditions, but I have pumpkin bread in the oven now, and will make a smaller scale meal for me and Phillip this afternoon. Then on Saturday we were invited to a coworker's house to celebrate Thanksgiving there. Both years we have been here in MA for Thanksgiving, new friends have invited us to share it with them, to which I am ever so grateful.
And I can't post with out cards! This is the first Thanksgiving card I created with PTI's Gobble Gobble set, but it was too complex to make for everyone, so only one of these was made.

The tags are the two SU tag punches. The circle was cut with Nestabilities. The patterned paper is from two PTI fall packs, and the cardstock is all PTI. The large button and ribbon are SU.

I just LOVE this turkey and matching dies. Thanks so much, mom for surprising me with them!! :)

And here is the simpler card that I made to send to my family for Thanksgiving:

Even though its simple, I think it turned out nicely. I had grand plans to make about 25, but I ended at 10. After I did all those tags and pumpkin breads the other day, I was sorta "Thanksgiving-ed Out."

I hope that you all have special plans for today. I hope you are with family and/or friends, and I hope you are all able to reflect on the many things we have to be thankful for. I am so thankful for the new additions to my family this year, for reliable jobs, for new hobbies (knitting and canning), for the chance to be on a Design Team, for new friends, for our new camper, for my furry "children," for celebrating my 8th year of marriage to Phillip, for our wonderful home, for parents that I am truly close to even though we live so far apart, for weekly stamping nights with Suzanne, and for this blog (Suzanne, I'm so glad you convinced me to start it!). Because of blogging I have met so many awesome people who share my passion. I have even been fortunate to meet several of them in person, and I look forward to meeting even more in the future. Thank you all for viewing my projects and offering words of encouragement and support throughout the year. I love doing this and hope to continue for many years in the future. Happy Thanksgiving to you all!

1 comment:

  1. Cuteness all around! Have a wonderful day tomorrow, Jessica! I am sorry I didn't host again this year so you could have come over! You're so wonderful, such a great friend, and I am so happy I met you. :)


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