March 14, 2006

I love Suprises

I was working against a deadline today, getting ad copy and program patterns ready for the Bead Cruise program booklet. Things were not going right, I deleted a critical file and was doing some big time cussing at my computer. When my mail came in I had a suprise package from a very good friend, Crystal. I opened the box and it made my day! In it was a "Tidy Tote" that her friend, Janice had made. Everyone should have one of these hanging on the edge of her work table to throw scrap & thread ends into. I guess my reputation for wearing flip-flops all year has sort of made them into my trademark. The fabric on this neat little hanging bag is very brightly colored flip-flops. Thank You Janice, I love it, it's perfect where it sits.


Leave it to Crystal to carry the theme to the extreme.... She made me a name tag with one of the fabric flip-flops and added even more flip-flop charms. Seeing as I've been procrastinating about making myself a beaded name tag, this one will sure come in handy. I didn't know there were that many of those charms out there. Crystal, you made an ugly day into a bright one.

3 comments:

  1. What a wonderful surprise to get in the mail. Now you are famous for two things. Your bead crochet and flip flops. One accomplished and one aquired. Hugs Bevvie

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  2. The "tidy tote" is much better than the quart Zip Lock bag that I tape to the edge of my desk......And way to go on the name badge. I have 6 days to make one for the cruise - great idea!

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  3. Hi Judith,
    You'll be glad to know that your two projects look great in the bead cruise program! Sorry it was giving you fits. Cool name tag, I may need to add a little sparkle and shine to mine before we set sail!
    hugs,
    Heather

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