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Friday, June 8, 2012

Surprise Gift


Hi there . Welcome to my room . Thank you for calling in .Well What a fabulous day ..all day .
I believe that I am surrounded by the most beautiful friends .I do hope that they know that  I love them dearly . That they all  help to keep me grounded , happy and content with life .
Doug and I usually go for a tea and scone breakfast on a Friday and this morning Fran and Sandy were waiting for us at our usual table . For those who visit my blog know that these ladies are craft friends who come to share card making at our home .
After brecky they went off to do their own thing and Doug and I went to meet some of his friends 
for another coffee .
I felt a tap on my shoulder and it was Jane , another crafting friend  , calling by to chat .
Now Jane also comes to card making on Friday afternoon , so we saw her again after lunch .
 I thought  all that was my surprise for the day ..but no!
A Stampin'Up buddie Kay , called in home  to say hi .
And with arms full ..

Kay had been to Canberra for SU conference and thought of me while there . Brought back a pen , a card holder and this fantastic reusable SU bag for me . The bunch of flowers were an extra RAK..
Thank you Kay .We don't get together as often as we would like but hope  we can have a craft afternoon again soon .
Here is a card that was  made today ..



                                                       inside

   Card stock, ribbon  and paper from SU .Label punch SU . Sentiment ...Lucy's Stamps . Butterflys SU .
                          My heartfelt thought for today ..

                                       I breathed a song into the air,
                                        it fell to earth , I know not where ;
                                       for who has sight so keen and strong ,
                                        that it can follow the flight of song ;
                                       the song from beginning to end ,
                                         I found it again in the heart of a friend.
                                                                   - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow .
 Enjoy your weekend .
Catch you again soon , cheers for now , Shirley-Anne.

14 comments:

Sandy said...

Good to catch up this morning, Thanks for bringing the snail refills,
This is a lovely card, a fun make
Sandy

Rose Petal said...

Hi Shirley-Anne. It sounds like you had a great time. Your card is fabulous and such wonderful colours.
Love Sandra xxx

Annie Anya said...

Gorgeous card and sounds like you had a wonderful morning with friends..x

Lisa Jane said...

ooh what a fab gift .. and your card is soo pretty . LOve the colours and butterflies
Lisa x

Monica said...

Thanks for sharing all those rak details... how blessed! All the good that you do comes right back to you...

Lovely card... love the colourful butterflies.

Monica xxx

Judie said...

A really lovely card, bright & cheerful.
Have a wonderful weekend.

Judie

Elizabeth said...

Oh what a fun day for you Shirley-anne!
My daughter just shared the same poem on her blog last week. Me thinks there's a reminder in it for me so I'd best be paying attention. =)
Lovely card, too!

jimlynn said...

Sounds like you have some wonderful friends! So fun!
Love this pretty card and the DP you used. Beautiful butterflies too.
Lynn

Merry said...

That sounds like an awesome day....what wonderful friends. Love your card....the colours are so lovely.

McCrafty's Cards said...

Sounds like you had a lovely time and how nice to be given flowers, Your card is gorgeous I like the butterflies.
Kevin xx

Annmaree (Emu) said...

great goodies, I love your pink and green card! Just gorgeous!

kay koufalakis said...

thanks Shirley, i really enjoyed catching up again, hope to be able to do it more often now.

hugs Kay

Cheryl said...

sounds like you had a great time HUN,as for your card its just gorgeous with beautiful colours,love the inside too hugs Cherylxxxxx

Faith A said...

Love pink and green and this card is perfect, love it