March 08, 2009

Happy "Double Nickle" B-day!


Thank U All SO Much!
You've Made My Heart SMILE!

Please consider yourself {{hugged}}. I appreciate all your calls and emails, and of course...all the beautiful handmade cards you've sent me! Oh my! Just look at this fantastic assortment! . . . (click photo to enlarge)
It is just SO FUN to see all the different techniques, layouts, images, etc! Bless your hearts for thinking of ME!

The bouquet on the left was from the great guys I work with. They are the BEST and make me feel loved. Of course, they're all younger than I am...so I'm like the "mom" of the department.
And I have to share with you what I got for my birthday from my family! It's the nifty "Clip it Up!" to help me get more organized in my stamping room. This is just a photo of the box. Once I get all my goodies clipped onto it, I'll have to take another photo. So far, I've got some of my acrylic stamp sets that are still in the package clipped on it, as well as stickers, embellishment and ribbon packages. I was amazed at how BIG it is and how much it will hold!


And last buy not least... I bought myself a birthday present too! :) I've been wanting to try COPIC markers and have convinced myself for months that I didn't really need them. Well, I splurged last week and bought a few recommended colors. They are a little pricey, but so FUN to color with...and a different medium than my Stampin Up markers or prismacolor pencils. If you're interested in buying COPICS, I highly recommend buying from Cathrine St. Clair at Paper Garden Projects. Her service is EXCEPTIONAL! She offers a 25% discount, ships immediately and even enclosed a few extra goodies and a personal thank you card.

I haven't been stamping much this week, but I have been coloring images. :) I promised my next card would be a SPRINGY one. Trust me, it's in the works!

Some GOOD NEWS regarding my ankle....it's healing and I've officially put away the protective boot and crutches! Yeah! It's still sore and swollen and only one pair of shoes fit, but it's getting better with the help of physical therapy. :) It did slow me down yesterday when MW and I went out of town shopping. I only made it to two stores and decided that was enough. But then we enjoyed a delicious dinner at Olive Garden so the trip was worth it! I love their Tuscan Garlic Chicken...bonappetit!
Have a warm and wonderful weekend everyone! Thank U again for all the sweet birthday wishes!

Quote for Today ~
They say that age is all in your mind. The trick is keeping it from creeping down into your body. ~Author Unknown

7 comments:

Charmaine (CharmWarm) said...

Oh man, I missed your birthday! :( Happy Happy Birthday to you, Pam! Sending you big birthday hugs!

LINDA said...

Hi Pam, Sounds like you had a lovely Birthday.. Your going to love your new Clip it up..I use mine all the time.And it really dose helps to keep organized.
Hugs, Linda

LeAnne said...

Dang, I missed your b-day, too, and I will be celebrating that same one come summertime! I am glad your ankle is healing and it looks as though you have been spending your time well, by the looks of your wonderful springy creations!
LeAnne

Kathi said...

I just got some Copics recently too. Didn't think I could learn to color and shade good with them but I'm loving them!!! Images look so great with them. I read, read, read to find out how to use them correctly. Here's a link to a video on them you might be interested in. http://ellenhutson.typepad.com/the_classroom_new/ scroll down to Mar 9 to find it. If you've never been to the video person's blog it's a must...her work is awesome.

Kathi said...

I just got some Copics recently too. Didn't think I could learn to color and shade good with them but I'm loving them!!! Images look so great with them. I read, read, read to find out how to use them correctly. Here's a link to a video on them you might be interested in. http://ellenhutson.typepad.com/the_classroom_new/ scroll down to Mar 9 to find it. If you've never been to the video person's blog it's a must...her work is awesome.

Anonymous said...

Happy birthday Pam!!! :-) Glad that you had a fun day :-)

:-) sue :-)

Stamp and Smile said...

Happy Belated Birthday Pam!! Such pretty flowers and I {{LOVE}} your balloon... so smiley!! And the cards are adorable given to you... and WOW'za on the awesome clip-it-up gift! I'm glad you’re feeling better and have more mobility!! Smiles... :)