Giveaway :: The Nimbus Factory

Thursday, February 16, 2012

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As a little girl I used to dream about becoming a greeting card editor. It’s true. I used to even create homemade numbers from glue and bits of paper and write little poems and hand them out to family. (Before you ooh and ahh over the cuteness, you should know that they were hideous. Penned from love, but hideous nonetheless.) As I grew older, I began to realize that my strength lie not in the creation, but in the admiration. My years of blind passion also culminated in a finely tuned palate. Frankly put, I heart paper goods, but I am extremely picky.

The Nimbus Factory is one of those brands that you don’t really have to introduce. I mean, their name alone puts them a step above, as far as I’m concerned. It’s the product, however, that will make your heart flutter just enough to force a smile. I really wish I would have had the foresight to buy the “Narwhal Cupid” card for Valentine’s Day this year. (Tell me it’s not the cutest thing you’ve ever seen.) Perhaps I’ll have to add to my stock of must-have paper goods with the “Everyday Occasions” card collection. And maybe a “Flying Elephants” journal, just for fun. It’s Valentine’s Day, people. Let your heart overflow.

The Nimbus Factory is giving away one set of “Thank You” cards to one lucky winner. To enter to win, please answer the following question by Thursday, February 23rd.  Comments now closed…Good luck!
What are you most thankful for at this VERY minute?
Please begin checking the winners box on Monday, February 27, 2012 to see if you’ve won. Good luck!


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  1. 1
    Erin says:

    This VERY minute I am thankful for my husband. He has the patience of a saint and knows what I want before I do. He is truly the love of my life!

  2. 2
    Faye Wood says:

    Right at this VERY minute I am greatful to be alive. My life might suck right now, but I have it a lot easier than a lot of people in this world!

  3. 3
    Tiffany says:

    Right now I’m thankful for water – I just came back from a five mile run, and I’m parched!

  4. 4
    Lindsay says:

    The first thing that pops into my mind when I think of what I’m thankful for is my good health, and the good health of my loved ones. Everything else material pales in comparison for me!

  5. 5
    Wehaf says:

    Right now?  Cake.  I just had some; it was delicious.

  6. 6
    katherine w says:

    For my mom, who’s only a phonecall away even though we live hundreds of miles apart. For her love, her example to me, and her friendship.

  7. 7
    coasterkim says:

    I am thankful for everyone who’s helping me plan my dream wedding!

  8. 8
    Ashlee Green says:

    Right now I’m thankful for the upcoming President’s Day holiday. A day off from work to sleep in and read is always welcome!

  9. 9
    Annette Rutherford says:

    I am thankful for the opportunity to be a part of such a wonderful community at Bible College – the friend’s I have made seriously warm my heart every time I think about them!

  10. 10
    Courtney says:

    I work as a substitute teacher, and while I’m thankful that I had a job today to go to, I’m actually REALLY thankful that I had cooperative and easy-going students today. I’d love to sub for those classes again.

  11. 11
    Jessica C says:

    My lab experiment worked today!

  12. 12
    Jacqueline says:

    I’m thankful that my daughter is feeling better after fighting a nasty flu the last few days.

  13. 13
    christine says:

    each and everyday i have my boyfriend by my side though i am tough to always deal with.  he brings a smile to my face even when he’s the one with the rough day at work.  he truly believes that i am perfect the way i am and he embraces my flaws, and to me i have many hehe.
    i am grateful to have found someone, to find him that takes me the way that i am today, tomorrow and forever.

  14. 14
    Emma says:

    My husband’s laughter. It crinkles up his face with joy and my entire being with happiness at the same time.

  15. 15
    Jackie S says:

    As a soon-to-be college graduate who has yet to find a job, I am thankful for my friends, because they are the only things that I can count on being there to support me after graduation. 

  16. 16
    kim g says:

    Another day
    My hubbie, daughters, and friends
    Opportunities (even the ones I have missed or failed to take advantage of…at least they were available to me)

  17. 17

    Right this moment, I’m thankful to be alive, to be healthy and not in any pain. I’m thankful that I’m able to share in the joy of raising my three-year old (birthday today!) and that any other grief and sadness can be wiped away with his unabashed love for me. That is something to be incredibly grateful for. 

  18. 18
    Rosy says:

    Because it is a sunny day and I feel fine (am I selfish?)

  19. 19
    Juliet Farmer says:

    coffee. just got up! 🙂

  20. 20
    Christina P says:

    I am thankful to be able to make art of any kind, and share it with everyone!

  21. 21
    mari says:

    At this v-e-r-y moment I am grateful for a bathtub in which to soak!  
    And running water…that is hot!
    Thank you.

  22. 22
    Jenn says:

    At this moment I am thankful for my self-confidence which with a little bit of care seems to be keeping me going on a daily basis.

  23. 23
    Barbi says:

    I am, every single moment, thankful for my daughter and her family – she is and has always been my best friend, sometimes “Mom” to my being the  “Daughter” but all in all, the most loving, lovable, wise and generous human I know.

  24. 24
    sam says:

    At this very minute (and everyday) I am so very thankful that I have been able to be a stay at home mom to my three awesome children.  

  25. 25
    Jeannie B. says:

    Since the moment I woke up this morning and every moment of this day I am thankful that it’s the day of my Grandma’s birthday.  She passed away back in 1993. I love her so much that I still love this day when it comes around every year. I love feeling the love from my grandma.  She is so special to me and I feel her with me always. Today the sky is a bit grey but for me it’s a beautiful and lovely day!  

  26. 26
    Melinda K E says:

    I’m thankful that my loved ones are alive, in good health, and happy. I’m also thankful for the love and companionship of my kitty Emma, my life would be very empty without her.

  27. 27
    heather f says:

    for my grand sons 1 year and 6 months

  28. 28
    julie r says:

    quiet time at the end of the day…when all three rugrats are sleeping soundly in bed. aaaahhh…nothing better than complete silence and a good book.

  29. 29
    Gali says:

    I rather thankful for my legs (and physical condition in general). 25.5km of running on fresh snow and they still feel good! 

  30. 30
    Mary says:

    Right now, the wonderful aroma of a home-made carrot cake with cream cheese frosting is flowing throughout my kitchen. The baker… my husband Terry. Just can’t resist his many scrumptious goodies. Yummmm!

  31. 31
    Kelley says:

    I am thankful for the chance to pursue a career in art. I’m going to propose my thesis at my art school on the 28th, and although I’m nervous, I’m also so excited and thankful just to be able to be at art school at all!

  32. 32
    Pat says:

    Since I just got done reviewing a business related email & responding to it, I’m most thankful right now for my inquisitive mind & attention to detail that I sometimes get criticized for or teased about. They just don’t understand how useful it can be!

  33. 33
    Dawn says:

    I am thankful that my husband is safe while overseas. That my kids are loving to each other. That I get to have all four of my family members as part of my life.

  34. 34
    Lena says:

    I am thankful I’ve met the love of my life, and a new job doing what I love. Both, I never expected to have, but never could’ve lived without. 

  35. 35
    Echo says:

    My husband and family, every minute.

  36. 36
    erin says:

    i am very thankful at this moment for healthy lungs and strong muscles that allowed me to go on  a long run

  37. 37
    Annie says:

    At THIS very moment, I’m thankful for this scary and yet exciting period of my life where I’ve been given time off to figure out who I am and what I love — basically to rediscover myself. So very thankful.

  38. 38
    Kristen Hughes says:

    Right this very second I am thankful for…Oatmeal! Superficial? Yes. I’m ok with that. There’s many things I appreciate in my life, but Oatmeal is pretty important to me. I eat it almost every morning. There’s something about having a steamy hot bowl in my lap while drinking my coffee and putzing around on the internet first thing in the morning that just makes me feel comfy, secure, home. I can dress it up healthy with flax and fruit, or I can make it sinful with chocolate chips and spices. It fills me up and gives me energy for the gym or work. It’s a constant in my life, I look forward to it every day. My husband thinks I’m nuts for having it every morning. I don’t have a security blanket, I have a warm bowl of yumminess. Now if you will excuse me, I’m going to devour a bowl right now.

  39. 39
    Beverly says:

    I’m thankful for the sun. February in Chicago I believe is the toughest month of the year to make it through. However, the sun is shining and the sky is blue, which makes such a massive difference while waiting for spring to come. It may still be winter, but the outlook is sunny!

  40. 40
    Kaylie says:

    I’m thankful for my parents’ patience and persistency in bearing with me and my mess. 
    They have been through many ups and downs periods because of me.
    Very thankful for what they have done

  41. 41

    I’m most thankful for my daughter.

  42. 42
    Marilyn says:

    I am most thankful for my health.

  43. 43
    Trisha Wright says:

    I am most thankful for my healthy and happy 4 year old son and a new baby sister on the way.

  44. 44
    Pauline says:

    I am most thankful for my finance and all my loved ones who have supported us through the years! I do not want to get caught up in all this planning without remembering those I love. Especially as we are preparing for marriage, I would LOVE to write and remind those I love of my gratitude with these thank you cards 😉 

  45. 45
    Emily B says:

    The ability to make my life what I want it to be

  46. 46
    Tiffany A. says:

    Being pregnant and having a little baby with a heart beat that beating at this very moment!

  47. 47
    KHBride says:

    I’m thankful for my snuggly puppy who is on my belly keeping me warm

  48. 48
    Allison says:

    My shadow, it’s keeping me entertained during this meeting and it means I am getting some sunshine, always appreciated in Feb!

  49. 49
    Alicia F. says:

    I’m so very thankful for my lovely boyfriend. It’s going to be a long few months before I finish my Masters degree. Him bringing me coffee in bed seems to make it just a bit shorter!

  50. 50
    nicolle says:

    my family. we’ve just gone through a huge loss, and i can’t imagine going through this without them.