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Friends Inspire Me

Saturday, January 29, 2022


I have some of the sweetest friends in the world!  I want to thank y'all for the cards and words of encouragement.  

I treasure snail mail, don't you?

Remember this photo, and I told y'all I had a project in mind?

The project was how to display the beautiful cards y'all have sent me.  I thought it would be  perfect to decorate the rod over my work table in the art studio for Valentine's Day by displaying the cards.  Let's take a look:

The cards are hanging from the rod with seam binding ribbon.  I also added lace and ribbons to make it more festive.

The next photos are facing the sun, and the quality isn't great.

There are two cards hanging from each binder clip back to back, so when I'm on the other side of the table, I can still see cards!

I placed red and white raffia hearts inside the vine orb.

If you sent me a card, and you didn't see it in this post, it's probably either on the back facing the window or on the bookcase.  These cards make me smile when I look at them, and if I'm having a not so great day, I can easily take them down and read them.


Until next time...

Ricki Jill


  1. Aren't bloggers just a wonderful group?! When John was going thru his cancer battle he got SO many cards from my blogging friends. They gave him so much hope and encouragement. Love how you have displayed yours. You are in my daily prayers. xo Diana

  2. What a wonderful idea! I love how they are hanging down with the lace -- it's so pretty!

  3. What a wonderful idea to really enjoy your cards. I hope you are having a good weekend. Stay warm and bundled up during this cold spell! Hugs, Diane

  4. So pretty and meaningful!
    Blessings and prayers for you.

  5. YOu do have lovely friends and what a creative way you've displayed the "love"!!


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