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Friday, July 30, 2010

I. am. a goob.

I admit it! I try to act like I have it all together
but I know and I KNOW my hubby knows
I am truly a goob!!!

Yes...this is my eye...only a goob takes a photo of their eye!


I thought I'd post and show random photos...
a few things I've made in the past
just to keep your attention!
But back to why I'm such a goob.....(short for goober)


Well, I'm making my parent's anniversary invites, right?
My mom says that she estimates about 80 folks will attend...
so that's what we're planning for, food-wise etc.
So in my MIND I'm thinking EIGHTY INVITES....OMYgoodness!!
OK, I can do this ~ so I start creating my heart out.....



I finished SEVENTY FOUR of the handmade invitations ~
(why seventy four and not eighty, I don't know...I was tired)
They turned out so sweet with their photograph....
gold ribbons.....and gold foil....and a beautiful insert
telling all about the party inside ~


I had not checked her list of addresses,
mind you, I'm still thinking EIGHTY in my mind....


WELL, I begin addressing envelopes last night and start looking at her list....
Eighty????
I start to put two and two together
and she has added up each and every PERSON
and eighty is the HEAD count NOT the invitation amount!!!!!


SOooooooooooooooo, I called my mom
and she did come up with about ten more people we could invite...
but I think I made about TWENTY or more too many invitations!!!!


So, the moral of the story is ~
I'm a goob and don't have a clue!!!


The good thing is that if mom thinks of anyone she's forgotten,
I've got plenty of invitations and am ready to send one out!!!


Wishing you an amazing Friday precious friends ~
hugs and love,
Dawn

45 comments:

Dawn said...

Oh nothing like being prepared. You can use them as party favors on the tables or with pictures in a scrapbook album...oh the possibilities.

Susie~From My Home To Yours said...

Hey Dawn....well your eye looks pretty!

Rose ~Victorian Rose ~ said...

Your eye is lovely.....nice colorwork on your eyelids too.
Sure wish I had some eyelashes left to show off...like you do pretty lady.

Hey about the invitations....that is SO MUCH like something I would do...I laughed and laughed.
Hope you had not already printed a date on ALL of them...otherwise you might be able use them for another Anniversary party. ???

Tell them CONGRATULATIONS !

Rose

Theresa said...

Too funny, I knew where you were going with that story:) You will find a way to use those extras, I am sure of that! I know they are beautiful! Have a blessed day my friend, take a break!

Lori Katies Rose Cottage said...

Dawn ~
You are cracking me up girl ! That totally sounds like something I would do ~
Well I guess it is better to have too many than not enough :)

xoxo
Lori

MosaicMagpie said...

I for one am glad you are a goob. I loved all the photos. A very pretty eye you have there.
Debbie

Linda M. said...
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Linda M. said...

Hi Dawn,

From the comments it sounds like you are in good company, It's just something creative folks struggle with. It has to do with that left or right brain thing. I loved your story and all the neat items in the photos as I scrolled along. I'm not sure why you took the picture of your eye, you do have beautiful amber colored eyes. Did you take the picture? I always blink. lol
Warmly,
Linda

Brynwood Needleworks said...

Hi Dawn:
It's what we "goobs" do! We also do things like stitch our needlework to our skirts (or slacks), put a wrong ingredient in a recipe (because we were reading the recipe BELOW the one we were actually making), and forget where we misplaced our pencil (only to find it sitting at a jaunty angle above our left - or right - ear). We're blessed not to have jobs like Rocket Scientist, Nuclear Physicist or Heart Surgeons. Although, we have the aptitude for fine work, it's just as well that no one's life hangs in the balance. lol

And, to those of us who love you...you're not really a "goob", you're a "creative". Huge difference.

Have a great day, Sweetie!
xoxo
Donna

Miss Sandy said...

You are not a goob, just a sweet daughter. Hey, I have an idea, have your parents recycle the extras, pop in a new message and send them out as Christmas cards! At least this task is behind you! Enjoy the weekend.

Jo said...

Hey, goob is good in my world. Lovely photos of your artwork and beautiful-one-eye! Happy Friday to you too, x

Brenda E. said...

Oh my goodness - this sounds so much like something I would do. I'm sure you had fun making them and I'm sure your parents will love the fact that you did such a terrific job.

marie said...

Oh Dawn ~ you're not a goob...just very well prepared!

Love that lampshade by the way and, oh yes, you have a very pretty eye!

Joy Lett said...

I instantly recognized one of the goodies in your photos. I still have the frog in my office and I always think of you and how far you've come with your creativity. It's been fun to watch your journey-- thanks for sharing. Oh yeah- and I hate when that happens-- the goob thing.

eileen said...

You can send me a leftover. I will not come, but I would love to have something you created!!! Great pictures, thanks. You are really alot of fun and a GREAT daughter. The invitations will be cherished for the love and thought that went into them, and then some! Have a good weekend!

Jan said...

Your post title made me crack up! You're NOT a 'goob'....your head is just FILLED TO THE BRIM!

Love your 'eye shot'.

Take a deep breath, it'll be ok soon!

Hugs,
Jan

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

I really love all of your creations, Dawn, but I have to tell you I couldn't stop looking at that last lady doll ~ just lovely. Your eye looks pretty good! : ) Let me tell you what a goob I can be. Sometimes I forget that I'm using a digital camera and the screen shows the image I'm taking a picture of and I go to put my eye up to the camera! God, how many years has it been since I actually had a camera you had to do that for!

Always nice to have extra invites; you need to keep a few as keepsakes! I had extra for my daughter's baby shower and framed one for the shower and we've got one for the baby's keepsake box that I'm making.

Leanne said...

and the good thing is that each member of your family has a treasure from this special day. :) My hubby thinks I'm a goob for taking pictures of food items....

My Blessed Serendipity Life said...

Oh well...Now you are prepared in case you need any extras. Look on the bright side, you won't be making 6 more. ;)
-Danielle

Wendy said...

Yeah.. Goobs are great. I am a goob as well. I am constantly doing things like this.
I must say you are a Gifted Goob though. I love all your creations. Especially those adorable little bunnies and birds. Sooooooo cute. Thank you for sharing.
Have a Wonderfully mad and curious day...
Wendy from Wonderland

Andy-Brown Bee Studio said...

Goober Girls UNITE! :) I'm glad to see I'm in such good company! You could make a garland with the extras and use it for future anniversary parties. Your work is just wonderful sweetpea! xoxo Andy

Shopgirl said...

I think we all have a little Goober floating around in us...so you are not alone. You are working so hard!!! Our new baby girl has her middle name now...it is Dawn, how about that??? Cory called me last night to share that Halle had been completely named. I thought you would get a kick out of this...
Loved this post Dear Dawn, Hugs, Mary

The Charm House said...

I have been doing so much of that lately!!!! Starting a project before really investigating on what I really need!!! By the way... Did you notice you have 1000 followers. You probably did ... So,Congratulations!!! Way to go!!! We need to party!!! Get together soon???
Have an awesome day!
Yvette

Vicki K. said...

Don't forget you'll need a couple for a memory album! You are NOT a goober - just creatively minded. BTW, I have recently adopted 'goober' from you. It's not a common term here in the Northwest but it is quite useful ;)

Createology said...

I love the photo of your eye! If you are a goob then rock on goobs!!! Never fault yourself for being overly prepared. Happy creating...

Vee said...

Such a lovely deep brown eye...

Oh, you've got it all wrong. You're not the goob. I'm not saying who I think the goob is, but let's just say her name begins with "M." LOL!

Andylynne said...

Hi Dawn,
I lurk here every day, love your blog and the things you do. I have to ask you about the fiqure of the girl with the Apron. She is adorable. Did you mke her? I would love to see more of her if you have other photos. Every thing you do is inspirational and beautiful.

Dorthe said...

Hi sweetie,
goob ,-no-- head overworking ,-yes---
things happens when we are bussy in our minds.
And Dawn, you do have a very beautifull eye.
Also loved a rewiev with all your wonderfull creations, dear.
Love and hugs, Dorthe

Beth Leintz said...

LOL- that is the best picture of an eye that I've seen today! I really did enjoy looking at your past artwork- kind of like a "Dawn art show"- very inspiring.

Tracy Suzanne said...

Oh Sweetie, how you make me laugh. That sounds so much like something I would do. I'm a goober too. I can't wait to see those beautiful invitations. I'm sure you'll create something fabulous with them if you don't use them all.

Thank you for sending me well wishes when I was in the hospital. I'm home and recouping now but the emails really cheered me up. Thank you for being a dear friend. Who knew a kitty could do such damage. ha-ha.

And by the way you're eye is beautiful!!!

Hugs...Tracy :)

Barbara Jean said...

Better a goob with too many invitations, than one with too few, I always say. =)

Have always loved that bottom collage you pictured on your post. Someday I'm going to do one like it.

blessings and have as super weekend.
barbara jean

Cathe Holden said...

Ok, Goob, so let's see those invitations! Did I miss something? Or did you send them out already?

Well, maybe you could add the remainder to some fabulously creative centerpieces. You'll think of something!

PS. I think I now have a new word to throw around, thanks! I'll pretend, of course, that I came up with it. LOL

The Rustic Victorian said...

Oh Miz Dawn, you quack me up! How very normal you are, can I join your goob-club? I will fit in, easily.giggle....in fact I am so goobie I looked up the word,,it means peanut...peanuts are good.Loved Donnas comment. Thanks for the 5am giggle.
Love Ya!
Marcie

Diane said...

LOL, Miss Goob, and a pretty eye it is!
Wow...sounds like the whole town's coming to the party! ;-)
Hugs and Blessings, Diane

LADY JANE'S EMPORIUM said...

LOL....One good goob deserves another...so here I am! This sounds like the baptism favors for our Jalina Roses party! Funny thing is 80 was our "project" number too! I was to make a decorated enhanced candlefor each "family" and that 80 stuck in my head...silly us! So if you find more people to send your invites to let me know...I am sure they will love a party favor from Jalinas baptism...lol....and so may our creative juices flow...and flow and flow

Linda Rapp said...

Being a goob can be a good thing!!!

annette emms said...

Hi Dawn! If being a 'goob' means being as talented as you . . . I want to be one too!x

Sharon said...

Well you are one prepared creative goob. Donna said it all (Brynwood) and I have done all that she mentioned plus more. LOL Love your eye!

Ellie said...

Your eye is very pretty~ You artistic vision is lovely! Goob, okay, those are good, where I come from ;-D

Christa from Chloe Rose said...

The extras could be decorations or tucked in a scrapbook pocket for future generations (children, grandchildren, so on). I was tickled the other day when my mother-in-law gave me a couple of business cards of her grandfather's that were 70-80 years old. I put one in each of my son's scrapbook.....so they each have a one. At some point, he probably thought "What am I going to do with all these old business cards?" lol

Blessings -

Christa

sweetpea said...

oh dawn, you are SO not a goob. you are wonderful.

hugs,

shelley

Merana Leigh said...

yeah, but we just love you anyway! (simply b/c you're in good company, my dear...aren't we all goobs at one point or another?)

kathy said...

WEll girl I can understand -- I have scrambled eggs for brains since --our new grandson -- (that's my story anyway )) BUT !!! I love a party -- and are ya having cake ?? cause I love cake -- and there is always such good food at those parties lol ---- Have fun - HUgz to you !!!

Tarnished and Tattered said...

Hey Goob,
Great post, at least you made too many instead of not enough! Those lampshades, OMG!!! When I picked up that Handcrafted & saw them I about died. I didn't even know they were yours until later. You used some good stuff on those my friend. I can honestly say, yours are most favorite of all the lampshades I've seen. I'm not just saying that cuz I love you. They really are. Hope your not melting as bad as me today. Lisa

Nita Jo said...

So much better to have too many than too few. The extras can be tucked away for keepsakes for future grandchildren!

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