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Thursday, March 20, 2014

In memory of Mary Lou

This has been a difficult card to make.  Over the years, I have made several cards for our friends - including a 50th anniversary card last summer.  Yesterday, Mary Lou's struggle with Parkinson's and related issues ended, and she has gone to be with Our Lord.  She will be much better, yes, perfect, but it will not be easy for Jerry and many others as they deal with her loss.  If you are so inclined, include a little prayer for family and friends.  I will be making more cards as we have other friends who want to remember her.
I used the freebie from A Day for Daisies - thanks to others on the site who inspired the way I used the image.  I colored with chalk pencils for the soft look I wanted, and I chalked the Swiss Dot layer.
Sentiment - JustRite; chalk, Cheery Lynn die, glitter (flower centers), glittery cs for the bird;  Victoria Embossing folder; dark blue cs.
I will finish later....
Sketch:  http://sketchsaturday.blogspot.com/
Digi:  http://digihaven.blogspot.ca/
Glitter:  http://www.simonsaysstampblog.com/wednesdaychallenge/
Use a bird:  http://creativecornerchallenges.blogspot.de/
No pattern paper:  http://www.4craftychicks.blogspot.com/
Any:  http://adayfordaisies.blogspot.com/search/label/challenges
         http://4kraftygirlzchallenges.blogspot.co.uk/
Any, with chalk:  http://chalknstock.blogspot.com/ 
Dots:   http://cuttlebugmania.blogspot.co.uk/
           http://papersweeties.com/category/blog/page/2/ 
Monochromatic:  http://incywincydesigns.blogspot.com/

9 comments:

  1. A lovely card for a sad event. Thank you for sharing it with us at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday challenge this week!

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  2. A beautiful card, Dorothy. The coloring on the ADFD image is wonderful. Thanks for playing along with us at SKetch Saturday this week. Cathy xx

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  3. What a lovely card! Clean, simple, beautiful ... thanks for sharing your work with us this month at Paper Sweeties!

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  4. What a beautiful card for a sad occasion. The soft colouring is lovely

    Thanks for Playing Along with our Dotty challenge at Cuttlebug Mania x

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  5. Thanks for playing with us this week at Incy Wincy! Hope to see your work in our next challenge!
    Be sure to check out the HUGE blog candy (ends on the 24th) I have on my blog right now!! http://busyinspirations.blogspot.com/
    Hugs,
    Karen C

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  6. What a lovely card for such a sad occasion. Thanks for joining the monochromatic challenge at Incy Wincy Designs.

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  7. You've made such a beautiful card for such a sad event. Thank you for joining in with our Dotty challenge at Cuttlebug Mania x

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  8. This is a very pretty card. Love the CAS design. So sorry it was for such a sad occasion. Thanks for joining us at 4 Crafty Chicks this week.

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  9. So sorry for your loss. Your card is beautiful. Thanks for joining us this time at 4 krafty girls. hugs Angelie

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