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. :)
Fondly,

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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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