Tuesday, December 16, 2008

Showing Appreciation!

As we get closer to the holiday and the New Year, I find myself thinking about all those people who are important to me, everyone who plays a role in my life. Most of these people live within reach. I see them on a consistent basis. But some are spread all around. I have contact with them on the computer---like my sisters over at ScrapStreet, the ladies from The Nook, the women from Two Peas! This past week, I was charged to do a layout about wishes that have come true. It is the new challenge that is up over at the So Tell Me Your Story blog. I decided to focus on the scrapbooking part of my life and use this photo of the ScrapStreet girls and me at CHA last year.

All the perks of ScrapStreet are awesome! But the real draw is the community. They support, comfort, redirect and care. This layout is about achieving some of my scrappy goals, but even more, it is about how I got on an airplane by myself. I flew to meet people I hadn't met before. How I jumped into a new situation feet first. Maybe because I knew that there would be people there to guide me! The journaling reads: I dreamed of designing & writing for a scrapbooking magazine, going to CHA--all dreams I held inside. Then, I found ScrapStreet. Best part--I met them.

It really is the best part!

Speaking of So Tell Me Your Story, my time with the Design Team has come to an end. Wow! Six months went by so fast! I truly appreciate the opportunity that Lucy gave me to be a part of the team. I have loved creating the all about me layouts! Thanks Lucy!


  1. I cannot even begin to explain to you how much I feel the same about the SS crew!! I am so blessed to have all of you in my life, especially you smurfy :) *smootches!*

  2. Ive never seen the ss community b4. Will have to check it out. I love your pages as always.

  3. This is a wonderful layout Stacey! I went to CHA this summer in Chicago and it was an amazing experience. It is so wonderful to meet some of your long time friends for the first time. ;)

  4. Wonderful layout Stacy...I never would have thought that you would be afraid to jump on a plane by yourself.

  5. So cool, thanks for sharing and I'm so happy for you too! Sounds like great experiences all around...

  6. and you even wore matching shirts with us! We love ya girl!

  7. How awesome are you for going out there by yourself?! What an amazing opportunity! I love that layout - so gorgeous, and what a great memory! Have a great weekend, stacey!

  8. So cool that you were able to meet your online friends! I would love to be able to do that someday too!
    Fabulous layout Stacey, have a great weekend!


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