Sunday, 10 June 2012

Blue Sympathy card

The husband of a lovely friend sadly collapsed and died at work on the Thursday just before the Jubilee weekend. Helen said something that perhaps we should remember in the hurly-burly of everyday life:  'just embrace this and every day because you just don't know what might be coming to bite you on the bum !!'

This card is winging its way to her:

I used:

- 7" x 5" white card stock

- pale blue backing card

- image stamped in SU's 'Bashful Blue' using Penny Black's 'Letters and Flowers' stamp

- sentiment also stamped in SU's 'Bashful Blue' using a stamp from SU's 'Sincere Salutations' set, punched out using SU's 'Decorative Label' punch and just touched round the edges with 'Bashful Blue'

- tiny little punched butterflies, with a little pearl on each

Di
x


16 comments:

  1. How sad...and how right she is to. Lovely card Di, I am sure she will appreciate it.

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  2. A very touching post Di . . . and the wise words are worth remembering.

    This sympathy card is very elegant. Just right.

    Hugs,
    Sarn xxx

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  3. Yup and that's why we have to make the most of everyday.... lovely card btw xx

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  4. Hi Di

    Oh gosh how awful.

    A beautiful card for such a sad reason. I am sure your friend will have appreciated all the love that you have put into it.

    Love Jules xx

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  5. Too right Di. How sad. Beautiful card Di.
    Hugs,
    A x

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  6. Beautiful card Di, simple and elegant - perfect.
    Hugs
    Caz x

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  7. A really beautiful card. I'm sure she will appreciate it. M x

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  8. Sympathy cards are the hardest to make - and this is beautiful. The peaceful blue is the perfect colour choice.

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  9. Beautiful card - I am sure Helen and her lovely family will be very touched x x x

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  10. Di, A very beautiful card that will wrap the family in love. Helen is so very right and it's something we need to remember and so often forget. Much Sympathy to Helen and her family.

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  11. Hello Di, lovely card, very fitting for such a sad occasion. I'm sure Helen will appreciate it ... and she is so right. Hugs, Elizabeth x

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  12. Hi Di, This is so sad to hear, Your card is beautiful l agree with Elizabeth a really fitting Sympathy card for such a sad occasion the card will be very welcoming and thoughtful:)x

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  13. Beautiful card Di. I am sure Helen and her lovely family will appreciate it. Helen is so very right, it's sad to be reminded of it this way.
    Hugs

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  14. Lovely card, and I'm sure it is certain to bring such comfort to your friend that you cared enough to take time to make this very special & beautiful card. TFS

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  15. So true Di. Loving the card and isn't that PB stamp soo appropriate!
    Hugs
    xx

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  16. Such a soft gentle card. You're right that you never know what's around the next corner. That's my excuse for not cleaning house. Wouldn't it be embarrassing to die while cleaning house?!

    "So what was she doing when she collapsed?"

    "Dusting."

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