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Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Write It on Your Heart



Hi Everyone~
Today I received some amazing news--I just found out that I am a Ginger Gem on Gingersnap Creations!

I had submitted this piece in the contest--It's actually in my Etsy store. And it was chosen for their contest! Thank you to everyone at Gingersnaps!


* * *On Nov. 2, I will be having a week of creativity with a giveaway, tutorial, and "how-to's" to get your craft on for Christmas~I hope you'll join me for this event. I have art projects with instructions if you want to make them too!



* * *Then, the week before Thanksgiving, starting Nov. 14, I will have "A Week of Blessings." This is not about me--it's about all of YOU. I am hoping that you will come over and tell a story about either the blessings in your life--or a miracle that has happened to you. I have had a lot of miracles, so I will have to think of one in particular to share.


"Write it on your heart that each day is the best day of the year"--Ralph Waldo Emerson

* * *I have created these Gratitude Journals with graphics from Dezinaworld and other embellishments. They are available in my Etsy store for under $10. I thought they would make perfect journals to write blessings in.

* * *UPDATE: WE JUST GOT HOME FROM THE HOSPITAL AND MY HUSBAND HAD THE SURGERY--PLEASE, STILL NEEDING YOUR PRAYERS!!! THANK YOU SO MUCH!!

In the meantime, if you are in need of headers or blog buttons, feel free to write me as I will still check my mail at night and will be working from home.

Love,
Cindy

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63 comments:

Becky~ said...

Wow congrats to you again.You are a busy bee lol.

Well I cant wait to hear the blessings and miracles.I may just have one myself we will see.


Have a relaxing evening Cindy!

NanaDiana said...

I just got home after leaving for work at 5:15AM...long day... I am SOOO excited for you! Congratulations on being a Ginger Gem...I think I am more of a Ginger SNAP myself!

It sounds like you have lots of things going on...I'll be praying for you and Ralph extra hard the next couple of days. Praying for God to guide the surgeon's hands and for Ralph to have a successful surgery...and for you to have peace in your heart as you ride this life wave.

Have a wonderful night, Cindy- xo Diana

Rhissanna said...

Congratulations on being a Ginger Gem! You deserve it!

Blessings for Friday. Thinking of you and Hubby and wishing you both the best.

Beverley

Donna said...

Congrats, Cindy! I adore your beachy piece! I'll be keeping you and Ralph in my thoughts and prayers, and praying for a quick and speedy recovery! And I love your idea of the week of blessings! I can't wait, it sounds awesome! Take care my sweet friend!!

Marilou of Lulu's Lovlies and Heartful Creations said...

Hi Sweet Cindy, I love your Gingersnaps piece. Prayers are with you and your DH and you both will be in my thoughts. Keep us all posted as time permits. Hugs and love Marilou

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

Congrats on the shout out at Gingersnaps! Loveeeeeeeeeee those journals!! Extra prayers and hugs for you and Hubby! :):):):):):):):):):):)

sonya said...

Congratulations to you, dear friend! You deserve it!
I can't wait to see what November brings us! Sounds like you've got a lot up your sleeve, or should I say BOTH sleeves! :)
Praying for you and your hubby.
Hugs and love,
Sonya

Anna Rosa Designs said...

Hi Cindy,
These are great journals and you deserve to win.
Wishing your hubby all the very best for his operation and a speedy recovery.
You take care of yourself,
Creative hugs,
Anna

Jo said...

What beautiful work Cindy, and congrats on being a Ginger Gem!!!

Myric said...

Oh goody! I will be in need of tips and tutorials for Christmas art crafts. It will be great!

Blessings,
Myric

Tete said...

Congrats on the achievement! Way to go!
Will keep you and Ralph in my thoughts and prayers the next few days or so. Keep the faith and all will be well.
Hugs- Tete

Sush said...

Congratulations on being selected for the contest. It's nice to have normal things in life when we are going through some anxious moments with our loved one. I'll be holding you and yours in my prayers as God is holding you in his hands.
Hugs~

Cheryl said...

oh my dear sweet cindy well done on being a ginger gem no one deserves it more than you and those books hun are just stunning really are works of art,i am praying for you and your husband and really hope things go well for you both hun will keep you in my thoughts and prayers,
the xmas project sounds amazing hun cant wait to find out more hugs cherylxxxx

New End Studio said...

Looking forward to the events you have planned! Congrats on the entry and pretty pieces, too. Remember all of those people praying for the two of you and God is in control. Hugs.

Creative Grammie said...

Wow! Congrats on being a Ginger Gem! How very cool. What you created for Gingersnap Creation is gorgeous! I can see this hanging on a wall in someone's beach cottage; love it.
Your journals are beautiful I know they're going to sellout in your Etsy store.
God's strength is with you and your husband, lean on this Almighty in these coming days.
Warm hugs of Aloha,
Wayna

Debbie@Debbie-Dabble and A Debbie-Dabble Christmas said...

Cindy,
You and your hubby will be in my prayers!!

Let us know how he makes out when you can...

Hugs,
Debbie

bichonpawz said...

Congratulations Cindy!!
I am sending along prayers for a successful surgery for your husband and hugs to you.

Will look forward to an update!!
xo
Jeanne

craftattack said...

Congrats to you! You have such a lot of plans, too. All the best for your husband's surgery! Lots of hugs and sparkles for you both, Valerie

Gisèle said...

Congrats Cindy and I will be praying extra hard on Friday for your husband...all my love G

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Shimmerlings said...

Congratulations Cindy, your creation is beautiful! I'll be looking forward to your upcoming features :-)

I'm sending many good wishes and prayers for you and hubby!!

Gayle Page-Robak said...

Good morning, Cindy. Thank you so much for your comments. I love the journals you have created here..they are gorgeous and beautifully created. Prayers going out for Ralph's successful surgery. I will be thinking of you. Look after you, too! Big hugs, Gayle.

Ros said...

Congrats on your win ... I love this creation and it has inspired me to make one for my bathroom ... love your journals too ... sending very best wishes for you and your husband ...

Cindy said...

Congratulations again, Cindy! You continue to amaze and inspire me! You're such a thoughtful, giving person, in addition to your huge artistic talent! I pray the surgery goes well and my very best wishes for you and your hubby. Love & Hugs,
Cindy

Lululiz said...

Congratulations, Madam Ginger Gem! Well deserved.

Queenie said...

Your journals are just beautiful Cindy...each one with it's own little special details :)

I'll be praying for you and your hubby...I hope everything will go well with the surgery...take good care...God Bless you...
Big hugs,
Queenie

Ira said...

Big congrats again Cindy! I'm thoroughly pleased for you! Love your journals, they're so precious! Hope everything goes well tomorrow, I'll be thinking of the both of you, keep faith, blessings, Ira x

Lynne Moncrieff said...

Congratulations Cindy and lovely for you to have some news to cheer about with all that is taking place in your life.
An abundance of positive thoughts are winging their way to you from my home.
Sending love and a hug.
Wishes
Lynne

Jaime Haney aka ArtsyFartsy.Me said...

I can see why you got on gingersnap creations! So pretty and your journals are beautiful.

Sending a prayer your way...

xx Jaime

Queenie Believe said...

Congratulations on becoming a Ginger Gem. Your by the sea piece is wonderful.
Thoughts and prayers ascending for the surgical team's brilliance, complete healing for your husband and peace of mind and soul for you through this challenging time.
Take very good care.
Always, Queenie

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Kathy said...

I have yet to read the posts, I ran over here quickly to see if you had posted...I am running today, but will come back and read it all...
I did see his surgery day is Friday, I will be sure to be praying for you both! Thinking of you and your hubby, sweet one...xo

Dorthe said...

Cindy, congratulations, dear-
and many warm and positive thoughts for the coming dayes, to you from me.
Your journals, are so lovely-
and I love your idea, about : A week of Blessings-
All the best- and hugs,
Dorthe

Joanna King (aka Asia K) said...

Congrats, hun! Well deserved!!! xx

Kathy said...

PS I am going to start a gratitude journal, tonight...xo I happen to have my pick of many....lol...

Jeanna said...

Congratulations Miss Ginger Gem! Looking forward to following your Week of Creativity as well as your Week of Blessings.

I'm also praying for you and your husband. You have a lot of followers and friends so I'm sure my prayer will be one of many.

Be well Cindy.

Ivy and Elephants said...

Hugs to you and your hubby. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
Blessings,
Patti

Myric said...

Oh Cindy! Thanks for dropping by even you are on your very busy day. I hope you are having a great day.

Praying for your hubby :)

xoxo
Myric

Holly said...

Hi Cindy~
Just letting you know again that you and Ralph are in my/our prayers.
healing blessings!!
Holly

Honey at 2805 said...

You are a gem! No wonder you were chosen to be a Ginger Gem. I just paid a quick visit to their site and it's very interesting!

I am praying for you and Ralph!

Thank you for linking this lovely post to Potpourri Friday! I really appreciate you and your participation!

S said...

Lovely journals!

Marydon said...

Sweetie, may the Lord of all hold your precious hubby in His healing arms & direct the surgeons hands. Prayers are lifting for you both. Will write you an email.

Congrats on your Ginger Gem. You deserve this, you are wonwderful.

Have a beautiful weekend ~
TTFN ~
Hugs, love & prayers,
Marydon

Castles Crowns and Cottages said...

OH! Aren't these just fabulous! I so enjoy writing, creating books and working with paper and GLITTER! I literally have GLITTER SISTAS here in blogland!

I will be praying that your husband's surgery is successful and that his fighting spirit will not only inspire others, but that he will be back soon to do what he LOVES TO DO: WORK!

Many hopes of healing to you both, Anita

Celestina Marie Designs said...

Hi Cindy,
Congrats on your win. Just fabulous and wonderful creations you have designed.

Hope all went well Monday. Lifting prayers for you. Let us know how your hubby is doing when you can.
Hugs and blessings,
Celestina Marie

1CardCreator said...

Congrats on the Ginger Gem honor! Love these, they are all gorgeous!

Kathryn Ross said...

Hi Cindy! Congrats on being a Ginger Gem! You always spice up our Blogworld with plenty of inspiration! I'm especially looking forward to all the exciting things you have planned for us in November!!!

Blessing to you and your precious love - now that surgery is past, may the Lord strengthen you both and bless with His healing touch!

Joy in the journey!
Miss Kathy

LV said...

Best wishes on this great honor.

Sharon said...

Congrats Cindy!!! I love your stunning journals - just beautiful! Happy Pink Saturday!!!

chubskulit said...

Such gorgeous pink! Happy weekend!

Shade of Pink at my page.

Heather Jacob said...

congrats to you beautiful Cindy .... I adore coming here so many beautiful things and I always leave inspired ... take care darling friend .. I am thinking of you ....
Baden has to have major surgery next month too ... I feel positive about it though .. how is Ralph ???? love and hugz x

Ineke van den Akker said...

Praying for you!
greetings from Holland,
with love,
Ineke

Ric Rac and Polka Dots said...

Cindy,
I'm so glad I happened upon your blog. I love it, and so appreciate all your time and effort to help others. I have a new blog and also have had some very sweet angels helping me. I'm just starting out but have so many fun things planned to share with everyone. I'm going to be your best student!!!!! Thank you so very much, and so nice to meet you!
Julie

Marcia said...

Congrats, Cindy!! Ginger Gem...I love it.
Good thoughts for Ralph continued.
XOXO

Victorian1885 said...

Oh Cindy I hope our good thoughts are reaching you and your Hubby!
Your new work is Fab! Congratulations!
Sending Hugs to you and your Man!

Wanda

Createology said...

Congratulations Cindy...you are not only a Ginger Gem...you are a true GEM to all of us in blogland. Your schedule is very full for the upcoming season and I for one am going to be along for all the fun and learning. Thank you for your amazing inspiration...

Patricia's Paper Crafts said...

Hi Cindy, Johnson household and prayer team praying for complete healing for you and your husband. Your creative work is outstanding hope your weekend is fill with many blessings.

Love Patricia

Lynn said...

Congratulations on your beautiful piece! We work somewhat alike! My best thoughts to your hubby!

Draffin Bears said...

Hi Cindy,

Congratulations for being a Ginger Gem and love your sweet piece.
Also the journals are fabulous.
My thoughts and prayers will be with your husband,

Hugs to you
Carolyn

Michele said...

congrats ginger gem! prayers are still comoing in full force for you and hubby. wiht love, michele

Holly said...

been thinking/praying for you and Ralph. How's it going?
hugs!

Ally White Cat said...

You and your husband are in my prayers..i am a believer in prayers and our loving Lord that listens.Your art world is a touch of beauty..everything so lovely. thank you for sharing it with me.

Dolly Daydreams said...

Congrats on you becoming a Ginger Gem very well deserved. You have so much going on . ! Good luck to you in all your wonderful projects.

Marie

A Cottage Muse said...

Hi Cindy...so glad your husband is home from the hospital. I remember when I got home after my surgery in Feb...it made me feel so much better just pulling in the driveway!