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Monday, January 18, 2016

A sad new day

 I have been neglecting the SplitCoastStampers Teapot Tuesday challenges recently, but the story last week encouraged me to be involved more regularly. Sue from Kansas recently lost her husband of over 40 years,  They were rvers, and since we were also rvers, I feel a connection, and wanted to send a card to let her know people are thinking of her.  (See the challenge here:  MMTPT390).
New: Sue is beginning a new phase of her life; a new technique - cutting and sponging the flowers in this image from A day for Daisies;  words:  Word Art digis; DP by Theresa Collins;  (faux) stitching - border embossing folders by Cuttlebug; ribbon; dark teal and shimmery silver cs by Recollections; glitter on centers of flowers.
Sketch:                Sweet Sketch Wednesday2
Stitching:            A day for Daisies
Monochrome:    Julia Spiri Challenge 
Blues:                  The Paper Shelter
Glitter:                Creative Craft Cottage
                             Sparkle n Sprinkle
New:                    Cuttlebug Mania
                             Inky Impressions
Words:                 Crafty Catz  
Digis:                    Doodle Pantry
Any:                     Lemon Shortbread
                              Word Art Wednesday


Heide said...

Very pretty, I always love cards with sentiments. Thanks for joining us this week.Hugs, Heide SSW2-DT

ann van dijk said...

Very pretty and beauridul colors.Thank you for joining us at CCC
Hugs Anneke

Tanja said...

such a beautiful project - thanks for sharing it at A Day for Daisies

Joanna Moore said...

So sorry to hear about Sue's loss. Losing someone (especially a treasured spouse of 40 years) is soo difficult. Your card is truly lovely with the embossed stitching and those flowers. Thanks for sharing Dorothy.
~Jo, SSW2-DT

anne said...

This is such a clean and pretty card Dorothy.
Thank you for joining in with our latest Sweet Sketch Wednesday 2 challenge.
Anne SSW2-DT

ursula Uphof said...

A lovely card Dorothy with a great sentiment.
Thank you for joining our challenge at
Creative Craft Cottage this week and good luck.. Ursula Uphof DT

Helen said...

Beautiful card, thanks for joining us at Creative Craft Cottage
Helen (DT)

Lynda Hall said...

Really pretty card. Thanks for entering at Julia Spiri
Lynda (DT)

Aunty Sue said...

such a lovely card perfect for our challenge. Thanks for sharing with us at Crafty Catz in our Word Art Challenge and good luck in the draw.
Aunty Sue DT

Eret said...

Your card is gorgeous. Love the image and colors you used. Your design is very pretty. Thank you for sharing your beautiful card with us at Sparkle N Sprinkle.
Eret x

Jo Ann said...

Love the CAS design and seeing how you used the past Scripture Word Art for this project. We are so blessed you joined our Challenge weeks ago and would love for you to join our new Challenge still ongoing at Word Art Wednesday. Want to leave you with the inspiration of the Scripture in 1 Corinthians 2:9-10 which says, "But, as it is written, “What no eye has seen, nor ear heard, nor the heart of man imagined, what God has prepared for those who love him”— these things God has revealed to us through the Spirit. For the Spirit searches everything, even the depths of God. " Have a lovely week.


Cathy P. said...

A wonderfully thoughtful way to support Sue and a gorgeous card, Dorothy! Thanks for joining our Stitch It Up! challenge at ADFD. Hugs, Cathy xx

Jen Leeflang said...

Your card has such a peaceful feel to it - beautiful! Thanks so much for joining us over at the A Day for Daisies "Stitch it Up" challenge. Good luck in the prize draw.
Jen L