Friday, May 09, 2008

*Sympathy Card*

Sympathy cards are always difficult to make, especially when you make it with someone in mind. I wish I had a beautiful "with sympathy" stamp... will have to find one. And then I need to put together a few sympathy cards to have them on hand when I need them. No one wants to need a sympathy card, but alas, life happens.

An online friend of mine, Sheila, lost her Mom a few weeks ago after a battle with cancer. Sheila spoke to her Mom that afternoon and all was OK... around midnight that night, she had a call from her Dad that her Mom was gone.

I totally feel for Sheila.... losing my Dad was so difficult... I wasn't ready and I'm sure Sheila wasn't either.

I created what I believe to be a simple but elegant card for Sheila and her family, to let them know that I was thinking of them during this very difficult time.

Items Used:
*Cardstock: Stampin' Up! Whisper White and Blue Bayou
*Patterned Paper: My Minds Eye
*Image: Impress
*Ink: Stampin' Up! Blue Bayou

Still thinking about your Sheila.... hoping you are doing OK!
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1 comment:

specialcraftmom4 said...

I lost my father to cancer last November 2007. He was only 55 years old. Sympathy cards show how much friends care. I didn't think about making them before, but now I am also looking for designs and stamps so I can have a few cards on hand. Thanks for this post (: