June 10, 2010

A red-letter day

I am beaming. Really. Yesterday was a day like no other here at Positively Splendid.

Sipping my coffee in the early hours yesterday morning, I was absolutely tickled to realize I was the featured blog on Today’s Creative Blog! I am a long-time fan of Kim’s site, and I have been delighted to discover a plethora of terrific blogs through her features. Imagine how excited I was when I realized she had chosen to spotlight Positively Splendid! Wow!

Cut to the afternoon. The über talented Kari at U Create (another marvelous blog with more fabulous ideas than you can shake a stick at!) shared my Coke can napkin rings with her readers. And then, I discovered my citronella candles and tiered planter were both featured on Apartment Therapy/ReNestOh, the chic fabulousness that is present on each of those sister sites! I am so honored Sarah chose me to be included with such talent.

I hope y’all know how much I appreciate you. Each of you. I am having so much fun with this, because it truly fills me with joy to share the beauty that is to be found in life’s simple pleasures with my readers. In a world obsessed with immediate gratification, I hope that a stop here at Positively Splendid prompts a desire to slow down and appreciate the things in life that take time: a hearty meal; a handmade craft; a useful item made at home instead of purchased at a superstore. I sincerely hope that this is a bastion of community and support, and a place where ideas are shared and friendships are fostered. It truly has been on my heart lately to approach this venture as blogging with a purpose. Of writing and sharing with intent.

Ok, friends. Gush over. But, once again, thank you. From the bottom of my pea-pickin’ heart. :)

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Amy @ Positively Splendid

Amy @ Positively Splendid

Having grown up in a home brimming with sewing notions and paintbrushes, Amy has a deep love for all things creative. On any given day, you'll find her knee-deep in her latest creative endeavor, with projects ranging from sewing and crafts to home decor and kid-friendly ideas. Amy believes that everyone, regardless of skill level or experience, possesses the ability to create something beautiful, and Positively Splendid was born of her passion for helping others harness their innate creative potential.
Amy @ Positively Splendid


13 Responses to A red-letter day

  1. Michele {The Scrap Shoppe} June 10, 2010 at 2:50 pm #

    HUGE congrats! This is probably only the beginning… :)

  2. Alison June 10, 2010 at 2:57 pm #

    I just you on U Create!! That is SO exciting!! Doesn’t it just make your day?! Congrats!

  3. Sky June 10, 2010 at 3:08 pm #

    I just love how genuine you are! It shows here on your blog that your heart is in it :) Thanks for sharing yourself so honestly… and Congraulations!! woo hoo! :)

  4. Arati June 10, 2010 at 4:04 pm #

    You deserve it! I was just over at Apartment Therapy & saw it & was coming on to let you know :)
    Congrats, Amy!!

  5. Marie@PoutyPinkPrincess June 10, 2010 at 6:06 pm #

    Yea for you!! Congrats!

  6. Amanda Dale June 10, 2010 at 7:20 pm #

    Found you through the Creative Blog and love your site! Look forward to following you and sampling all of your great ideas!

  7. A Few of My Favorite Things June 10, 2010 at 7:33 pm #

    Congratulations! The attention is well deserved. Love your blog.

  8. Williams Family June 10, 2010 at 9:16 pm #

    congrats, my friend! You certainly have earned this success – you have created a wonderful world, out here. :)

  9. Ott, A. June 10, 2010 at 10:00 pm #

    they couldn’t have picked a better blog. Yours is truely “Splendid”!!!!

  10. Brenda June 10, 2010 at 11:37 pm #

    It is fun for those of us who have known your talents for a while, to see the world find and enjoy them, too!
    Congratulations. I love your blog. I just wish I could find the time to do some of these fun projects!

  11. Kelli @ RTSM June 10, 2010 at 11:39 pm #

    Congrats on all those features! It really is so nice when someone else recognizes something that you spend time making!

  12. a little lovely June 11, 2010 at 4:52 am #

    just wanted to let you know i left you a blog award on my blog :)

  13. Holly June 18, 2010 at 12:58 am #

    WOW—fancy, fancy…will you still be my friend? Seriosuly, congrats those projects are all fabulous and deserve attention!

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