Sunday, February 27, 2011

3rd sympathy card

This is the third sympathy card that I made for the family involved in the avalanche tragedy. The Footprints saying is by far one of my favourites. I found a stamp at Micheal's and really love it. I found a similar card to this on so that is what it is based off of. Hopefully I will have some happier cards in the next post.

Saturday, February 26, 2011

second sympathy card

This is the second card that I did. It is a very simple card yet sends the message I want to. I would really love your comments on your thoughts.

Friday, February 25, 2011

Another set of 3 sympathy cards

Last week in Golden, BC there was 2 father's and their adult son's who were all snowmobiling in the back country. Unfortunately there was an avalanche and it killed both father's and one of the son's. The other son survived with minor injuries. All the people involved were from the small community where I grew up. This has certainly put my little village into mourning. The one great thing about small communities is that everyone rallies together to support one another. Both families are in my thoughts and prayers as they put the pieces back together. Sadly, this event has brought me to create more sympathy cards. I have 3 more and will post them over the next couple days.

I have tried several times over the years to create sympathy cards ahead of time but I find that each death is so personal to me and it deserves its own focus. Perhaps it is my way of closure. I would love to have your feedback on what you think.

I used CTMH colours but everything else was SU. I for some reason find SU stamps more appropriate for these occassions.

Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Third sympathy card

This is the third sympathy card that I made for the family of my grade school teacher - Mr. Gridley.

Monday, February 7, 2011

Second sympathy card

This is the second sympathy card that I made for the family of my teacher. I used a combination of SU and CTMH supplies.

Sunday, February 6, 2011

First sympathy card

I got some bad news this week about a teacher of mine who passed away at the young age of 68. I grew up in a small town so even though he was my teacher, he was also a friend, a community volunteer and was at almost every event I can remember. Mr. Gridley was a great man and will be missed. His son was the same age as I was so needless to say we saw eachother a lot out and about. My deepest sympathy goes out to the Gridley family.

This is a card that I made for one of the family members. It looks a lot better in person. I used a combination of SU and CTMH supplies.

Saturday, February 5, 2011

Rylan's birthday

Today we are celebrating my son's 6th birthday. I am not a fan of the typical plastic birthday loot bags so was wondering what else I could do. This is what I came up with. I just used a brown lunch bag and stamped the snowboard image with a thank you stamp as well. It is super easy. I didn't do anything to exciting as I know what is going to happen to it.