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Friday, October 25, 2013

Coffee Together with My Best Friend

Coffee of the Day - Oatmeal Cookie Crumble

well as I am typing this post, I am sipping coffee from my ever faithful french press. thank goodness it always works so long as I can get hot water to it! :)  by 8:30 this morning I had moved all of the branches that had fallen yesterday up to right by the house. not sure if Dave wants to take them out to Camp for bonfires there or what, so left them by the driveway. my pretty pink Camp Burton hoodie is no longer pretty and pink. oh well. it had to happen one day, and better from good ol' dirt than me spilling food all down the front, which I seem to do with every bite I take.

more than anything, I am just so thankful that there wasn't any damage to our house. God kept us safe, once again. His angels ROCK! :)  I can just picture them all over and around the house like a big fierce, glowing bubble. oh yeah!


now on to crafty stuff -
today's Hope You Can Cling To challenge is 'A Listening Ear.' I was so excited to find this adorable image from A Random Fan that just so totally sums up my besties in all the world - my pups! grins! they have so faithfully listened to my cries, screams, yells, songs, whispers, and whatever noise I happen to make at any given moment. they have made this cancer journey so much easier to travel.


papers are Basic Grey Sweet Threads, fabulous flower is Prima, dies for image are MFT Mat Stax, dies for leaves are Spellbinders, 'together' sentiment is from Melody Ross Soul Food. pink shimmerz accents the hearts.

Challenges:
CRAFT - recipe: 1 or more die cut, 2 or more designer papers, 3 or more embellies
Basic Grey - food and drink
Paper Crafting Journey - anything goes
Creative Moments - anything goes
Inkspirational - anything goes
Paper Pretties - eat, drink, and be merry
WAW - anything encouraging goes
Deep Ocean - button it up
Craft Your Passion - pink
613 Avenue Create - create your own: image, sentiment, patterned paper, die cut, stickles, button, flower, ribbon
That Craft Place - think pink
Squirrel and the Fox - pink for breast cancer awareness

13 comments:

sue morris said...

What an adorable card and the colors are just beautiful. I love the embellishments. Thinking of you today. ♥

stitch-and-greet said...

Adorable card, Jennifer! Cute image, fantastic colours and desing - and so beautifully done! Thanks so much for sharing your project with us at 613 Avenue Create and please come back soon! Regards and "Hugs" Renata (DT)

Rhonda Miller said...

What a sweet card. I just love the image.

Chana said...

Hi, Jennifer! This is just delightful! The image is adorable and you have colored it well! Nicely layered and embellished! Thanks for dropping this off by our house here at 613 Avenue Create!
Hiugz,
Chana, Owner

Penny said...

Absolutely darling, Jen! That image is too precious! And your design, DP, & embellies are just beautiful! :^)
Hugs, Penny
Glad nothing was damaged from the storm! Have a great weekend!

creatingwithpaper said...

This is so cute! Wonderful mix of textures here. The image is great and I like that big, bold flower. Thanks so much for sharing with us at Inkspirational!
- Shauna

Stef H said...

gorgeous. absolutely gorgeous!

i'm glad you have a coffee pot / press that works and that you got the broken branches cleaned up. GOD definitely sent a message. all is well.

hugs :)

*Vicki* said...

Oh so very sweet Jenn!! Love that big flower to go with your card...perfect accent! :) HUGS

Krafty Kows said...

Cute. Great card. Thank you for joining us at CRAFT this week. Jeanette

Heather said...

A fabulous card Jennifer, a great design and gorgeous colours with the Sweet Threads papers. Your image is just adorable and stunning details!!

Thanks so much for playing along with Basic Grey Challenge
hugs
Heather xx

Distressed Miss said...

Super cute card Jennifer, love the image and fab colour combo and that super sized flower looks amazing.
Thanks so much for joining us at Basic Grey Challenges.
Big Hugs
Clare
xx

Helen said...

Beautiful card - such a sweet image and I love that flower!

Thanks for joining us at The Squirrel and the Fox.

Helen x

alethea said...

adorable card!! Thanks for joining us at PCJ! HUgsxx