Wednesday, March 27, 2019

With Sympathy .....

Well, life really sucks some times :(

The friend that lost her husband in January, has now lost her Mum.




So I made three cards - one each for Sue & Roger, who lost their Mum and one for Ray, who lost his sister :(

Even though it was such a sad reason to make cards, it was very nice to be creative again.  I have wanted to do something with the beautiful graphics from Creative Market for quite some time, and I always love using the Spellbinders Nestabilities dies especially the squares - so they just came together very easily.

These images are from the  Pastel Flowers collection.  Cardstock is from Blue Edge Crafts.

Sentiments die cut & layered, then heat embossed.

Linking with:
As you Like it Challenge:  Fave dies/stencils
Less is More:  take 3 (3 layers)
The Flower Challenge - Anything Goes (I missed the deadline, but will include it anyway)




Thank you for visiting my blog today - I hope you have a good day.
Remember, any day doing something you love makes it a good day ;-)

Doing what you like is freedom. Liking what you do is happiness.

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

2019 ..... not a good start :(

Hi there to my fellow blog readers :)

Happy New Year to you all - 2019 has started with a heat wave here in Adelaide!

Sadly, one of the first cards I needed to make for the year was a sympathy card.

My friend Sue's husband Keith died after a short battle with brain cancer - such a terrible disease!  I have known Sue and her brother Roger since my days of St Clair roller skating the 70's.  We have caught up quite a few times in recent years, and it was such a shock to learn of Keith's diagnosis.

I find some sympathy cards difficult to make - but this one came to me very easily!  You see, Keith was a musician and was in several bands here in Adelaide, most recently "Hot Chisel" a Cold Chisel cover band.


Vale Keith White 

10.7.1960 - 1.1.2019 

In Rock We Trust ðŸŽ¶



White cardstock embossed with Cuttlebug, notes highlighted with Kindy Glitz, layered on black cardstock, sentiment 'with sympathy' die cut (glued 3 layers together).

Linking with:
Daisy Chain Challenges:  #26 add some sparkle
As You Like It Challenge:  Anything Goes



Thank you for visiting my blog today - I hope you have a good day.
Remember, any day doing something you love makes it a good day ;-)

Doing what you like is freedom. Liking what you do is happiness.

Monday, December 3, 2018

Happy Birthday & Happy Anniversary

Time for Family birthdays again!

I was happy to find a little more cardmaking mojo after my previous card for Mandy, and tried a little experiment for the sister-in-law Rosa's birthday card.

I played with some Digital graphics from Creative Market  in Photoshop, added text and printed on linen cardstock.  Highlighted features with Kindy Glitz - quite happy with my result!



Then for brother-in-law Greg's birthday card, I returned to rubber stamping - stamping 3 candles from Kaisercraft birthday set multiple times, coloring in with sharpies and highlighting with Kindy Glitz, sentiment is black peel off stickers.



Then we come to their wedding anniversary - they got married on Rosa's birthday, so Greg has no excuse to forget LOL

I stuck with some simple stamping with Stampin' Up Little Bit of Happiness - Love stamp, stamped using Chocolate Chip - my all time fave Stampin' Up ink.  Sadly my little ink pads are starting to dry out and I am hoping to find some refills around the traps.  I used to think Stampin' Up stuff was expensive, but I have found them to be great quality stamps and the ink pads I have been using since 2008!  So I believe, if you look after them, they are great value for money!



All cardstock from Blue Edge Crafts.


Thank you for visiting my blog today - I hope you have a good day.
Remember, any day doing something you love makes it a good day ;-)

Doing what you like is freedom. Liking what you do is happiness.
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