Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Gifts To & From...


An altered clip board I made for a friend.  Ana of Scrappy Pink Corner.  She had some sadness recently so I wanted to give her something to help her smile.  I have been working on it for a long time as I would do one step and then as that was drying I would let it tell me the design it wanted.  I had an idea before I began but this end result is nothing at all like I envisioned.  I like it even better.  I can show it now because Ana has received it and also likes it.


Today I met "The Ladies Who Lunch" at one of our favorite local restaurants which is sadly closing.  This is Bev and this photo was taken last Christmas at the same restaurant.  Bev has no blog.  She is such a lovely lady and I am proud to share her friendship.  When we met today she handed me a little bag and asked if I was still doing the pink scarf project.  I said yes and opened the bag.  Wrapped in tissue was a pink scarf Bev had knit to donate.  I was so touched and pleased.  Thank you Bev.


This hand knit scarf is so soft and feathery in the palest of pink color.  It is delicious and very light weight.


Here is a closer look at this gorgeous pink scarf.  I was truly surprised and grateful.  One request by Vicki and the meaning of  "it takes a village" comes to mind.  I am amazed at how many people have created and donated a pink scarf to this project.  Bev said she may even knit another one since we have until October.
Lots of sunshine here.  Snow is still on the ground but it is melting.  Still very cold even though the sun is shining.  I love the sun however I know we need more rain.
The stores are full of St. Patrick decor and Easter things.  I feel like we are rushing our days even faster than they are flying by.  I realize I better get very busy if I am going to meet all my March projects.
I am so grateful for all of your comments.  I think I am in for a long spell with this cold.  I can only hope I don't get the "cough that clears a crowded room"!!!
Creative Blessings and Hugs to each of you...

14 comments:

  1. Pretty presents! Love the pink fuzzy scarf, too! I hope you get feeling much better, and worse with a cough, Sherry. Tea, rest, and scarves...remember to take good care of yourself. Hugs, kathy

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  2. Sherry I love my clip board. It is so happy and cheery and just bright and beautiful, but best of all it is hand made by you for me.
    The scarf is gorgeous. I love the soft pink. Are you selling them to collect money for breast cancer?
    We have cold weather here today, well 64 degrees but for Florida it is cold.
    Have a blessed day and happy crafting.
    Again thank you for my beautiful clip board. Ana

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  3. That clipboard makes a wonderful sun-shiny gift, Sherry!
    hugs and JOY,
    Kimberly

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  4. I love the clip board! Your photo inspires me to dig up my old brown one and give it a new look. Thanks for posting!

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  5. Hello SSD, thanks for your lovely comment on my blog :)

    Your altered clipboard is gorgeous, so cheerful and sunny. I bet it did cheer your friend up.

    What a lovely pink scarf, your friend is very kind too xx

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  6. it's been 2 1/2 weeks and I am still coughing, Bevs scarf is gorgeous! What a sweet lady and your clip board was sure to cheer your friend up! feel better soon!

    Carol

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  7. I'm your newest follower. Your one very creative gal !

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  8. I love your clipboard and beautiful gifts! Thanks for sharing this with us.

    Hoping your cold lets go quickly. They do linger, unfortunately, so I am sending love and healing thoughts. xxoo Marilyn

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  10. I hope that cold starts getting better soon!!
    I have a project I made for Altered Arts that I have to have up on my blog on Sunday for them. It is the same type of project you made for your friend!!! *shhh. mums the word* Were you spying on me??? LOL!
    How lovely of Bev to make a scarf for the pink scarf project! She is such a good friend!! You are so lucky to have her and all of the Ladies who Lunch! I only wish I could find some ladies here who are artsy and would love to meet. That is truly special my friend!!
    xxD

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  11. I hope you feel better soon, love your projects today, you have been busy! ~Diane

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  12. A lovely soft looking scarf and the palest of pink colours is my favourite choice. do hoipe your cold cleqars up and doesn't linger into a wretched long drawn out cough. Have enjoyed catching up to date with all your blogging posts. hugs Mrs A.

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  13. Hello Sherry,
    Your altered clip board is full of life! Create Magic looks fun and magical! Your friend will love it and the love you put into it.
    Bev's scarf is scrumptious!

    Happy March!
    hugs,
    Terri

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  14. love the clip board and it will remind your dear friend of you ever time she sees it. Wonder how many scarves have been knitted for the project.

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