Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Sympathy Card Using CTMH Lollydoodle Paper and Cricut Artiste Cartridge
DT Project for Digi Stamps 4 Joy - Challenge 92 - Anything Goes
Hi to all my wonderful friends in blogland. I just returned from a two week vacation to visit family in MO. We have never taken that long of a vacation before. I had planned on going to MS to watch my grandson's graduation; but I had some very rough times while there with my allergies; so we had to cancel that part of our trip. It is so hard to attend anything with even a few people; but graduations are even harder. I have an allergy to cologne, perfume, hairspray, deodorants; basically anything with a smell to it. I have difficulty breathing when exposed to any smells. I very rarely go into places that I can't control my environment; but it is so challenging for my family and friends to understand my problem. It causes a lot of hard feelings.
I am glad to be back in CA; as I have more control over my home and where I go. We have a few restaurants who allow me to sit in a corner away from people; so it makes it easier to go out. The restaurants in MO were very accommodating for me as well. We had a good time; and were able to rest a few days due to me not feeling well. It is always good to be home.
I hope everyone is doing well. We had really cool temperatures and lots of rain while we were staying in Branson, MO. I enjoyed it; and heard it was over 100 degrees here while we were gone. I was glad I was in MO. LOL! I prefer rain and cool temps over 100 degree weather.
My brother-in-law, Darrell, had high dose chemo and stem cell transplant last week for his cancer; so we really need your prayers for him. He has a slow recovery ahead; and then he has to do it all over again. It is pretty tough for him and his wife; as they are having to seek treatment in Indiana; rather than MO for this type of cancer treatment. We had also planned to spend a few days with them while we were there; but they were not able to be there due to his treatments.
I created this card for Digi Stamps 4 Joy - Challenge 92 - Anything Goes; before I left for vacation. I used DS4J Flower Frame Digi for this card. I fell in love with this Digi when I saw it. It could be used for any type of card. Be sure to check out the Mid-Challenge DT cards as well.
Image - DS4J Flower Frame
Supplies used to create this card:
Card Base - Cricut Artiste Cartridge
Flowers - Cricut Art Philosophy
Paper - CTMH Lollydoodle
Cardstock - CTMH White Daisy and Cotton Candy
Image - DS4J Flower Frame
Front Sentiment - CTMH 4 My Friend D1510 (retired)
Inside Sentiment - CTMH Words of Comfort C1524
Ribbon - Offray
Bling - Recollections
CTMH Juniper and Juniper Light
CTMH Cotton Candy and Cotton Candy Light
I am entering this card in the following challenges:
4 Krafty Girlz - Anything Goes (1 of 3) (Thursday)
Crafty Little Fairies - In The Garden (1 of 3)
Crafty Ribbons - Anything Goes With A Ribbon (1 of 5)
Cute Card Thursday - Hand Made Embellishments (No limit noted)
DL.Art Thankful Thursday Challenge - Anything Feminine
DL.Art May Linky Challenge - Anything Goes (1 a day)
Craftitude - Anything Goes/Use A Die (1 of 3) (Friday)
Crafts 4 Eternity - To Die For (1 of 3)
Creative Fingers - Anything Goes (Use Digi) (1 of 2)
Digi Haven - Spring Has Sprung - Use Digi (1 of 3)
QKR Stampede - Punch or Dies (1 of 3)
Sister Act Card Challenge - Anything Goes (No limit noted)
Stampin With The Dragon - Flowers (1 of 1)
Color Me Creative Challenge - Pretty Pastels (1 of 3) (Saturday)
My Sheri Crafts - April Showers/May Flowers (1 of 3)
Open-Minded Crafting - Use Some Ribbon (1 of 3)
Suzy Bee's Bloomin Challenge - Clean and Simple (No limit)
Time 4 Scrap - Anything Goes (No limit noted)
Challenges 4 Everybody - Anything Goes (Sunday)
613 Avenue Create - Anything Goes/Option - Use 3 shapes (1 of 3)
Come and Get It - Bingo (3+ layers, Digi stamp, flowers) (1 of 2)
Ditzie Digi Designs - Anything Goes (No limit)
Dragonfly Dreams - How Does Your Garden Grow? (No limit noted)
Lacy Sunshine - Anything Goes (1 of 3)
Through The Craft Room Door - Anything Goes (Tues)
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