Hello!! This is Amy here and today it is Thanksgiving in the USA. It is my favorite holiday because of all the yummy food and that it also ushers in the Christmas season. To celebrate, I made a new bookmark that reminds me to give thanks. Take a look…. To create this bookmark, I water-colored some of the Art Play paintables from AdornIt. I cut it out and then wrapped some Solid Marigold bakers twine around the top and accented it with a button. Here is a closer look….. Here it is sticking out of […]
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Woohoo! It’s finally Fall!! DoBea here sharing a very autumnal card with you. We have finally reached jeans and sweater season here in Northeastern Wisconsin, my favorite time of all! Don’t get me wrong, I love the summer and I’ll take it as long as we can get it, but there is just something about that smell of October. This card here shares my very sentiments of Autumn and it doesn’t hurt that it could very well be a Thanksgiving card too. I kept the color palette neutral with just a pop of orange, and MY does […]
Hi there! It’s Tobi here (your Canadian Twinery DT member living in China!) and I’ve learned a little something about our special day: From 1931 to 1957, the date was set by proclamation, generally falling on the second Monday in October, except for 1935, when it was moved due to a general election. In 1957, Parliament fixed Thanksgiving as the second Monday in October. The theme of the Thanksgiving holiday also changed each year to reflect an important event to be thankful for. In its early years it was for an abundant harvest and occasionally for a […]
Hi there – it’s Tifany here from Ink Blots by TRD. Can you believe how quickly Thanksgiving is approaching?! I was totally caught off-guard recently as I realized that Thanksgiving is next. week. I wanted to come up with something cute to decorate with, and I wanted it to be something simple enough to share (and re-create) with my daughter’s Girl Scout troop. Enter the “thankful jar”: No, the idea of a thankful jar isn’t new, but…well…it’s another reason to decorate a mason jar! And I sure love mason jars – don’t you? (By the way, be […]