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Boz Towers, Essex, United Kingdom
I'm a Red Hat Society member with a love of crafting of all sorts. A very proud mum to four fabulous children and Nan to six gorgeous grandchildren. I started work as a milliner and now have an abiding love of scrapbooking and card making.

The lovely people that drop by ~ thank you.

Sunday 13 October 2013

Time for a new Challenge #185 at OSAAT

Our challenge at One Stitch At A Time challenge blog  this week is called, 'Winter Wonderland' and such a great theme.  Our rules are quite straightforward,

1, You can enter our challenge as many times as you like as long as you use a Stitchy Bear Digi Outlet image available from here.  You have the chance to win out top prize of three lovely Promarkers from our sponsor this week, Creative Craft World.  You can enter ONLY three times with a non-Stitchy Bear image.

2, On your post you must link to our challenge blog.

3, No backlinking, your project must be new and blogged after our challenge goes live.

In the words of The Meerkat, 'Simples'! 

Well, my card this week, for me, proved to be difficult. Not in using Alipeeps Art's really beautiful image that you can find here but in that it was the anniversary of losing our Paul. I tried so hard but grief got in the way and I created something that has so much meaning in the image and words, selfishly, just for me.  This will stay with me forever and is so personal.

I've used the Spellbinders Grand Decorative Ovals One for the navy blue card and cut the the beautiful image with a plain oval. The stars are an X-Cut die and the silver flourish comes from Memory Box.


Mimi said...

A very touching and emotive card Jennie, beautifully created and so full of love. Even in your grief you have managed to produce a piece of artwork that is truly beautiful. Thank you for sharing and sending you lots of hugs treasure. Jane xxx

Hazel said...

It's beautiful, Jennie, with a beautiful sentiment. I'm thinking of you. Hazel x

Ingrid Mason said...

Jennie, you've put all your Mother's Love into creating this most beautiful and meaningful card and I cannot thank you enough for sharing it. The words are just so very special and helpful. Please do keep this card with all your treasured memories of your special son, Paul. With lots of Love to a specialand Inspirational Mother whom I'm proud to call my friend. xxx Ingrid xxx

Unknown said...

I'm sorry to read of your sorrow. Thinking of you. Nicely made card.

Desire Fourie said...

Jennie its wonderful that this card made you give way to your most inner feelings of sorrow. May special memories keep him alive in your hearts.
Hugs Desíre {Doing Life}

Margaret said...

So lovely! Gorgeous image and fabulous card design. So sorry for your loss and I hope that this will bring you some comfort.

Highland Handmade said...

Jennie your card is beautiful, sending you lots of hugs xxx

Love crafts forever said...

This is one of my favorite die cuts to work with. Beautiful card Jennie.

* Shell B.* said...

Beautiful Image Jennie, I may have to get this one! Wonderful sentiment & design Hugs DT Sister
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Shell in Alaska

Ali said...

Jennie, this card is beautiful... I love the striking simplicity of it and the beautiful way you've coloured the image... and the heartfelt sentiment. My thoughts are with you. ((hugs))