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Saturday, November 13, 2010

Happy for our Libraries!

Coffee of the Day - Maple Pecan

Good morning everyone! I hope your weekend is starting off beautifully! It is a gorgeous one here - temps in the 40's, clear skies, sun peeking through the clouds, kittens chasing leaves that blow across the driveway...... truly enough to make your heart smile!

I would like to share a card with you that I have made for our local library as a way to say thank you for all that they do. We recently had a huge tax levy on the ballots for our county. thankfully it passed, as our libraries are crucial in my opinion. I don't think a week goes by that we aren't there checking out books, movies, or CD's. I made this card to fit into a legal sized envie - large enough so that everyone in our family could jot a note of thanks. The image, Avid Reader, is by Cheryl Alger for Squigglefly. oh, I so remember the days of lying in that same exact position, caught up in the magic of a book. I am still that way. I MUST read every day. I probably go through 3 or 4 books a week. and thankfully everyone in our family reads as well.

Papers are from the Cosmo Cricket Togetherness collection. lots of little buttons were added, as was an actual library card. remember those?! grins! a little netting bow and homemade flower finish it off. can't wait to drop this off later today.

7 comments:

Cheryl of Sassy Cheryl's said...

Super adorable and beautifully colored! I'm honored that you are using as a thank you card to the local library, Jennifer.
Thank you!

Cec said...

Aah, so cute and what a wonderful thing to do. People never get much thanks in any service industry, so they will really appreciate this. I was thanking the librarian yesterday for not charging me the late fee because my books were due Wed. but that is the day the car died and then Thurs. they were closed for Remembrance Day:)
Hugs!
Cec

Justine said...

This is precious Jennifer

JACKIE M said...

Great card Jennifer and lovely idea to send a Thank you to the library they will love it.

Thanks for joining us in Sassy Chreryl's challenge this week.

The Wired Angel said...

This is darling and such a great card. Perfect for the libarary folks. Thanks so much for joining us at Sassy Cheryl's challenge this week. Hurry back for even more fun. Peggy x

jkreucher said...

Awh! this is just darling.. what a great card Jennifer.. wonderful colors and coloring!
So glad you joined us in the Sassy Cheryl challenge this week!
Judy

Ann English said...

Love this, Jennifer---I bought that image, too. Just too cute for words! I agree that libraries are so important! Thank you for joining us this week at Sassy Cheryls!