Be Happy Anyway

Be Happy Anyway
From Brave Girls Club

Friday, September 25, 2009

Look at What My Neighbor Brought Me

I have been blessed by having a very wonderful neighbor. She and I have been coffee house buddies for years now. We wave most mornings, some afternoons and occasionally even remember to call each other. Despite the casual appearance of our relationship, she knows how to make me smile.

A few months back I made collage for one of monthly posts. When I finished it, I took it over to her house to show her because she is my artistic inspiration. She is not afraid to express her thought unlike me who likes to keep things superficial at times.

Today I came home to find an interesting box.When I opened it, I first found this.

After removing the top layer, I found this.

Yep, paper goodness!

There was even some of her trial pieces. I love these.

I can't wait to make some more mini albums and journals for Christmas.

I will apologize to my husband now for any half started projects he may find on the dinner table.

9 comments:

Amy said...

What a great gift! I dont really know the neighbors here so I was trying to start a monthly brunch date with my girlfriends. Still working out the details but I would love to do it!! Love your pumpkin background!! Have a great weekend! I think you are next to receive a little visitor!

miruspeg said...

Delightful post Annemarie.
I can feel your joy through the computer screen.:)
Surprise gifts are so special.

As you know I am blessed with wonderful neighbours and I tell them so often.
Enjoy all your goodies.

Lots of love
Peggy

marit said...

Oooooh, love your gift!!! And yes, I even DID appologize to my dear loved ones for keepin the diner table "no go area" for such a long time... ah, well, they love me and they love it when I have fun. I guess your hubby is the same, so HAVE FUN!!!!

Norma Kennedy said...

Wow what a fab gift...and best cuz its a gift from the heart. I also loved the MJ medely u posted. I adore anything accapella!

Roban said...

Paper goodies! How wonderful is that!! And the last photo seems to show paper she's designed herself? With paints? I've wanted to do that for a long time.... Lucky you and lucky neighbor for having each other!

Have fun!

Pamela said...

What a great neighbor!

MJ said...

Hurrah for great neighbours! I wish I had one like yours!

Chimene said...

What a sweet neighbor!!!!!!
Great gift:)
xxxx
Chimene

Octamom said...

That is a seriously good paper neighbor! Can't wait to see what you come up with!

Blessings!

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