Krystal De Leeuw Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator

Thursday, November 14, 2013

Being Thankful

Hi Stamping Friends!!

Seems like every other person on Facebook is posting their daily "thankfulness" report this month. I think it is a great idea. I just think we should find something to be thankful for every day. Not just in the month of November. :) I absolutely love Ann Voskamp's book 1000 Gifts. If you haven't read it yet, you need to. She makes the point of how if we can be thankful in any and all situations, we will have more joy in our daily lives. I love this idea. It's easy to be thankful for the "big stuff", health, family, home, etc. But we need to remember to be thankful for the small stuff too. Those leaves that are falling off your trees and "messing up" your landscape? Be thankul for the cool shade they provided you this summer. That mess your daughter left on the table from her school project? Be thankful she is studious and worked so hard to complete her homework on time.

One thing I'm always thankful for is my awesome and amazing Stampin' Up! customers!! They definitely bring much joy to my life. Without my stamp club gals being excited every month to see something "new", I probably would have hung up my paper snips eons ago. :) I'm also super thankful for all my online customers. It is always a pleasant surprise to receive an email telling me I had an online order. It always makes my day!!


Here are a few cards we made at our September club:


Stamps: Tags 4 You, Gently Falling
Paper: Old Olive, Chocolate Chip, Very Vanilla, Crushed Curry Paper Stack
Accessories: Chevron Ribbon, Label Bracket Punch, Square Lattice EF, Blossom Party die





Stamps: Gently Falling, Banner Greetings (hostess)
Paper:  Crushed Curry, Cajun Craze, Early Espresso, Very Vanilla
Accessories: Woodgrain EF, Burlap Trim




Stamps: Papillon Potpourri, Trust God, Everything Eleanor
Paper: Baked Brown Sugar, Basic Black, Modern Medley DSP, Very Vanilla
Accessories: Butterfly Punches, Modern Label Punch, Crochet Lace Trim, Ruffled Trim


All these cards were inspired (and maybe even outright copied!) from cards I spotted surfing around the internet. My favorite place to find gorgeous Stampin' Up! inspiration is on Stampin' Connection, a SU! demo only website. I also finds lots to admore on Pinterest. If you enjoy seeing all kinds of pinnable goodness, come follow me!! Search for Krystal's Cards Stampin Up! And you should be able to find me. :)

Hope you are all having a wonderful week!! This weekend we will be enjoying the beginning of water polo plat-offs. Plus it's time for another Stampin' Up! club. Looking forward to stamping with "the girls"!!

Thanks for stopping by!
Happy Stamping!
Krystal
 

1 comments:

Kristie said...

Wonderful cards! I especially love the first one, looks just like a sunflower!