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Tuesday, February 16, 2016

In My thoughts with Hope

This is for today's COLOR CHALLENGE # 570 - Honey and Cherry Meadows, Monday's TECHNIQUE LOVERS CHALLENGE # 573 - Revisiting Emboss Resist, and Monday's MOJO MONDAY'S SKETCH CHALLENGE # 435.
I have been MIA all week last week sick with sinus junk and just not feeling well enough to play and I think it is coming back for round 2 but I wanted to make something today. It started as a sympathy card and turning into encouragement for a co-worker who has worked hard all of her life and just at the peak of her career she goes and has a major stroke leaving her child-like in mentality. Such a sad situation as she was the breadwinner for her family. There is still hope that her faculties might return but not back where they were. The white embossed trees are a sign of winter when the leaves die off and the branches are bare. The mossy meadow tree popped up is the hope of the future that ins the spring the leaves and branches come back to life again. 
Off to work I go.
I stamped the single tree on the inside after stamping off 2 times then the sentiment on top of the tree.  I hope she likes it.
RECIPE:
Stamps: In My Thoughts, Lovely as a Tree, Word on Word 
Paper: White, Hello Honey, Mossy Meadow, Bo Bunny-Forever Fall dp 
Ink: Hello Honey, Cherry Cobbler, Mossy Meadow 
Accessories: dimensionals, Cottage Cutz Tree 
Techniques: 3D, emboss Resist, 2nd generation stamping

3 comments:

PaisleyPeacock said...

Stunning!

Mimi said...

Beautiful card... And heartbreaking story. My thoughts go out to you and your friend. This card is perfect, and I appreciate your description of the meaning of the trees, etc.

Deb said...

What a great card. So sorry about your co-worker. Prayers lifted.

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