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Wednesday, January 26, 2011

~~~ With Heartfelt Sympathy~~~


Good morning crafters ! I know we never like to make sympathy cards, but we just have to.This is for a man in Dan's hunting club. Keith and his wife lost there 26 year old daughter in a car wreck last week. Actually, I knew Keith way back in the day when he was a detective with the Prattville police dept. and he would come into Kmart to make purchases for the dept. I often had to take care of all the paperwork that went along with the purchases and Keith and I became acquainted during this time. I am so in love with the vellum flowers that Scootingranny, over on the Cricut Message Board introduced us to the other day, via Selma's Stamping Corner: Vellum Flowers. I used Wild Card for the flowers, cut at 1.25, 1 and .75 inches. I went out in the rain yesterday to purchase the Martha Stewart trellis punch ( I just had to scraplift Selma's beautiful card!) and I used a Spellbinders die for the sentiment, which was computer generated. Thanks for stopping by !!! xoxo Joy

8 comments:

Tanya

What beautiful card for such a sad occasion. I am sorry to hear of the loss of your friend's daughter and at such an early age...so sad. I know that your friends will draw comfort from your kindness.
Tanya - Nonna's Craft Corner

Peggy

Oh Joy. This is so pretty. I'm sure it will bring comfort to your friends. So sorry about their daughter. Hugs.

Melissa

Absolutely beautiful card! They will appreciate your thoughtfulness.

PenLight

BEAUTIFUL. Is it a compliment to say that it looks "store-bought." So professional it looks like you bought it. Beautiful work. Hope you and hubby are both well.

Debbie

What a tragedy. Your card is lovely. I'll pray for comfort for your friends.

Carol<><

beautiful card Joy, I am sure it will mean a lot to your friends,
Carol<><

Glenda

So sorry to hear of the tragedy. This is a beautiful card!
Glenda

DonnaMundinger

Oh Joy this card is so stunningly beautiful. So sorry it's for such a tragic occasion. I'm sure it will be very much appreciated, though. Gorgeous work! xxD

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