Thursday, April 4, 2013

Thinking of You

Hi everyone!

Today's card is a very special one.  

It's for a neighbor/friend of ours that lost her 21 year old son 
(my son's best friend) last year on Aug. 9th due to a car accident.

I wanted to create something special for her to let her know that I'm thinking about her...hoping this small gesture might brighten her day.

The layout was inspired by this week's Sweet Sunday Sketch Challenge #181, and the color combo is for this week's Color Q Challenge #183 to use Soft Suede, Daffodil Delight, Calypso Coral and Blushing Bride. 
(I substituted using SU! Pink Pirouette and TPS Coral).



This pretty flower image is from Verve "Because of You" set, and I popped it up using foam-adhesives.


Card Deets:
Cardstock:  SU! Soft Suede, Daffodil Delight, Pink Pirouette and Coral from TPS.
DP:  SU! "Thoroughly Modern", and Colorbok "Splendor".
Stamps:  Flower by Verve "Because of You", Sentiment from Heidi Grace.
Inks:  Memento Tuxedo Black, Dew Drops, Rubber Stampede and Prisma Watercolor Pencils.
Other:  Pearl by Want2Scrap, button, white craft-string and foam-adhesives.


IN LOVING MEMORY:

Midshipman U.S. Naval Academy
9/25/1990 - 8/9/2012


R.I.P. Nick, we all love and miss you!

~Cheryl

13 comments:

Sheila said...

Awe, I think she'll love it.

Miss you Mick!

Mary Marsh said...

Beautiful card and I love the dimension on the flower-your friend will appreciate your thoughtfulness-congrats on your new blog

Alanna said...

What a gorgeous card with all the layers and I love the dimension with the flower.

How sad for your friend. I'm sure she will treasure this kind gesture.

Kim said...

Such a thoughtful card and those colors are just scrumptious together! I love your little pop on the flower.
Blessings,
Kim xXx

Tracey McNeely said...

A beautiful heartfelt card that she will love. Thank you so much for sharing with us this week at the colourQ!

andrea said...

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singlemumof1 said...

Beautiful work Cheryl, I am sure your friend will love this. Hi from your newest follower.

Joanne said...

Such a lovely card Cheryl. I love the way you layered the flower, it looks super. I never think to do that! I am so sorry for the loss of your your friend's son. Such a tragedy. He was a very handsome young man. I know your kind thoughts will be appreciated. Sending hugs your way, Joanne.

Sylvia said...

Beautiful card, Cheryl and such a thoughtful thing to do for your neighbor in her time of grief. Love your design! Thanks for sharing your card with us at the colourQ.

Moms Lifesavers said...

What a special tribute! Hugs to you! Xo

Stacy aka Twinshappy on SCS said...

Beautiful, very thoughtful and sweet gesture. I am sure they are having a hard time even a year later. Hugs...

Patrice said...

Well done! I hope you'll link up at 52 Card Pickup this week...

http://www.oldbackporch.com/2013/04/52-card-pickup-214.html

Kara said...

great card! love the dimension on those flowers!! so glad you joined us at the colourq!!

 
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