Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Words of praise....

April 22nd is officially Girl Scout Leader Appreciation Day. This year we planned to have an appreciation luncheon for all of the Leaders at the Zum Stern. I wasn't able to attend today because I'm home with 2 sick kids and to top it off I'm feeling awful. I hate being sick....thank goodness it doesn't happen very often.

We made a nice little gift package for each of the leaders with products from Bath & Body Works. I made a thank you card to give with each of the gifts. I've had the supplies for these cards out for several days because I thought I was going to work on them way before I was actually able to. I planned to emboss the "Thank You" on the front of the card, but when I went to use the embossing powder it was no where to be found. I imagine a curious little 2 year old has hijacked it! I'm sure I'll eventually find an empty little jar somewhere around the house. I LOVE the look of embossing because it just adds a nice finished and professional look. Overall, I'm happy with the cards, but sure wish they were embossed.

My 2 year old was sitting next to me, well practically on me, as I was making these cards. As I tied the first ribbon I heard, "you gonna cut that Mommy?" and I said yes. I then snipped each end of the ribbon and then I heard with much excitement and amazement, "good JOB Mommy!" with big eyes and a huge smile. I heard this praise 19 more times until I finished the last card..... just too cute!!

Here are the cards that I made:

Supplies: Kiwi Kiss & Basic Black card stock, Raspberry Tart Designer Paper, Thank You Kindly stamp set, Cameo Coral ribbon, Black Brads, Scallop Punch, Paper Piercer, Black StazOn, and Dimensionals


Andrea said...

Bummer! Do you need me to bring a child from the bus after school tomorrow!?! I didn't realize that you had two sick ones!?! I saw J when I dropped off Logan, so I thought you were having your normally scheduled day! Let me know if you need anything, okay!!??

Andrea said...

Those look fabulous, btw!

Sharon said...

Gorgeous Jen! Now I want that designer paper! And I can't beleive your baby is 2! Crazy!