Sunday, June 2, 2013

Sympathy Card ~ Flowers & Butterfly

When we moved into our neighborhood 22 years ago May 1st we were blessed with some very special neighbors.
Some have come and gone moving away only to be replaced with new neighbors.
Our neighborhood is a small one with only 20 houses on a street that circles back to meet itself  before once again putting visitors back onto the strret that brought them here.
Sadly in the past few months our neighborhood has been touched by the death of two of our own.

This card is for the family of our most recent loss.
Her death came as a huge surprise.
She was the healthiest 70-something year old I had ever met.
She came down with a case of shingles and never recovered fully.
My thoughts and prayers are with her family and friends.

*Card base 5.5 x 4.25 in.
*Card front 5.25 x 4 in. and embossed with the Cuttlebug Everyday Greetings Combo folder.
*Flowers embossed with the Cuttlebug Everyday Greetings Combo folder, cut out and adhered in place.
*Butterfly cut at 1 in. from the Cricut Create a Critter 2 cartridge.
*Rhinestones from stash (Joanns)
*Sentiment stamp from Inkadinkadoo.

May your day always be filled with love.

Please join me and play along with these terrific challenges!
I know she would appreciate that I am also using this card to celebrate her life. Hugs to you J~
Celebrate the Occasion #114 Butterfly
Sweet Stamps Blog #119 Flowers
Simon Says Stamps Challenge Anything goes
Word Art Wednesday #82 Anything with inspirational sentiment
Everyday is an Occasion #10 Sunday Funday


  1. So pretty D, and sure that they will appreciate your wonderful card. Sorry for your loss. Hugs, Karon.

  2. Cute! thanks for playing @ CTO!

  3. Your card is GORGEOUS with such amazing colors and wonderful textures. Thanks for sharing this amazing work of art in our challenge, and please know how very grateful to you that I am for your participation in our challenges.
    Word Art Wednesday

  4. Oh Dawn I am so very sorry to hear of the loss of one of your neighbors/friends. Sadly, we go through this often in life and it never gets any easier. I will keep you and your friend's family in my prayers. In any case, your card is beautiful, just sad that its for the occasion that its for.


  5. Dawn, this card is beautiful. Just sorry you needed to make it for this reason. I live in a small neighborhood, too. It's hard to loose one of your own.

  6. Thanks for your kind words.

  7. Beautiful card Dawn, so pretty. So sorry it's for such a sad occasion, I'm sure the family will really appreciate your card especially as it's extra special being handmade.
    Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamp
    Mandy xx


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