Friday, February 12, 2010
Thoughts and Prayers for Shannan
I just love the colours in the third picture (may make another card using them I like them so much), but since this card is a sympathy card, I thought the colours in the first dining room were more appropriate. For those of you who may not have heard, Shannan Teubner lost her husband earlier this week. Though I don't personally "know" her, I feel connected to her through seeing her Design Team work at Verve and having a few chats with her at some Verve release parties. She has two little boys ages 7 and 9 and just the thought of what those children are going through (never mind Shannan!) brings me to tears. My kids are just a few years older, and when I think of how they would react, it just breaks my heart. Please keep her and her family in your prayers.
I went on the lighter side of the colours in the picture so my yellow ribbon would match LOL! In addition, these colours just scream Spring, and to me, Spring always represents new growth and new life - two things Shannan will no doubt experience as she walks through this season in her life and comes out the other side. I managed to squeeze in my Swiss Dots and I added some yellow half pearls to the left side of the card to balance things off because it was pretty empty over there.
Can't wait to watch the Opening Ceremonies to the Winter Olympics tonite. It still feels like a dream that they are actually in our city!! Things are ramping up and there is a lot of excitement in the air. Can't wait to go down town and check things out just to get a taste of the atmosphere. Here is a fabulous picture of a snow carving of the Olympic Torch. Click on it to enlarge it, it is really well done!!. Needless to say, I'm an Olympic junkie so many things that "should" be getting done over the next two weeks will be put on hold - hopefully not card making LOL!
Gotta run, kids have a hip-hop presentation at school. Each grade will be doing a dance and it is so much fun to watch them :D Have a great rest of the day!
What's In It?
Stamps: Thoughts and Prayers
Paper: Certainly Celery, Pretty in Pink, Light Purple
Accessories: Circle and Scalloped Circle Nesties, SU Scalloped Border Punch, Swiss Dots Embossing Folder, 5/8" Yellow Satin Ribbon, Marvy Flower Punch, White and Yellow Half Pearls, Dimensionals