Today is a very special day! But first, the back story.
Back when I started blogging, one of the first challenges that welcomed me with open arms and taught me how to have fun and not take any of it too seriously was Pixie's Snippets Playground. As the name suggests, if you want to go to the Playground and join in this challenge, all you need to do is bring your creation with at least one element made with a snippet ~ or scrap, left-over, remnant, or whatever you want to call it!
The Headmistress of Pixie's Snippet Playground is affectionately known as "Di." She is beloved by all the playmates who come through the gates! Like my NBUS challenge encouraged you to use your new schtuff, Di's challenge encourages you to be mindful of your snippets and use them, rather than reach for another virginal piece of paper or ribbon.
Di tries to keep us in order as much as possible because, you see, we tend to be a rather unruly bunch when we get together on the Playground equipment, in the Treehouse, over at the Duck Pond, and if we're very naughty, behind the Bike Shed sharing a wee flask of tiddly tonic! (Thank goodness Di now has the help of both Parsnip and Dudley to keep us all in line!)
AND NOW WHY WE'RE HERE!
Di recently celebrated her SEVENTH anniversary as Headmistress of Pixie's, having taken over the beginning of 2012 from the lovely Jules! That's an enormous accomplishment! Not only that, but in addition to the linky for each challenge, Di also offers a generous prize out-of-pocket!
So today I have set up this Linky Party for all of Di's friends to get together en mass to thank her for all she has done for us all these years! To play along, please post a card and thank Di on your blog, and then come back here to link your card below. The linky will be open until end of day February 10.
I tried to locate every playmates email address, but there were some I couldn't find. Please spread the word to others about this Hop, so we will touch base with those I couldn't find and those where my email might have gone into their spam folder. Thank you!
Here are my cards.
You don't have to use a lot of snippets on your creation in order to play in Di's challenge, but I mean, that little party hat above is ridiculously small, so I made another card:
I'm delighted to share that I had the privilege of meeting Di in person during my England Tour of 2016. She is just as sweet, generous, and kind as you imagine her to be! Thank you, Di, for all you do to keep the Playground running, welcoming, and fun ~ and for your treasured friendship!
I want you to know I'm thinking of you if you are in regions where the temperatures are breaking freezing cold records and Down Under where scalding hot temperatures are breaking heat records and starting fires.
As always, thank you for coming by to visit the Playhouse and special thanks to you if you take the time to join as a follower! Please let me know you came by so I can be sure and return the flavor! Be safe out there.
The linky will be open until 11:55 p.m. PST on February 10th for you to join us! The idea is for everyone to HOP through the links in the gallery below and enjoy the personal tributes everyone is writing about Di on their blogs, adding comments as you go. It's a massive love fest, ladies!