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Friday, December 23, 2011

Snowy Christmas Wishes





Here it is.  My last Christmas card (I think).  I can't think of another I might need.  It seems that December goes so much faster than all the other months.  This is our first Christmas without my mother and I have tried to keep as busy as I can.  I know she wouldn't want us to be sad at the happiest time of the year.  My sister hung up a beautiful memorial dove for her today.   I know she would love it.  



The image for this card comes from Simply Betty Stamps.  She is one of my new Christmas digis.  Her name is Lola.  Her little friend is Louie.  I have colored her with Whisper Strokes Markers and Stickles from Ranger.  The embellishment is from Sizzix.  The paper comes from my box o scraps.  I used Paper Pizazz, Paper Pad Challenge, Pocket full of Posies and generic card stock.  The sentiment is from me.

I am entering into the following challenges:

Stamp-N-Doodle
Everybody-Art #173
Fresh Brewed Blog
Penny's Paper-Crafty #69


It's time to rest now.  Thanks for stopping by.  Have a VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS.

12 comments:

Karen Letchworth said...

I'm so glad you've found a beautiful way to remember your Mother at Christmas. We have two little angels (our twin boys) in Heaven, and we have two golden angels with their names engraved on them that hang on our tree every year. It's a difficult time of year, but keeping their memory alive is always a comfort. Thanks for sharing this adorable card. Have a blessed Christmas!
Blessings,
Karen
karen-mycuprunnethover.blogspot.com

LynCr said...

Thanks for sharing this adorable card. Christmas is always a hard time remembering members of the family who are no longer with us. I try to always remember the joy they had at Christmas and that they would want us to continue that. Thanks so much for joining Stamp n doodle's Christmas Challenge. Lynne

Josephine said...

Absolutely beautiful!

Thanks for joining us at One Stitch at a Time this week, and good luck!

Lisa M said...

What a wonderful Christmas card! I truly wished for snow, but alas, it just wasn't meant to be. Probably better since I have to travel this year, but I can live vicariously through your beautiful card. :)
Your dove is just gorgeous and touched my heart.
May peace, happiness, comfort and love surround you this Christmas day!

Thank you SO much for playing along with Paper Creations Ink for the "Something Old/New" challenge.
Hugs to you,
Lisa xx (GDT)

Lynn said...

Awww! How cute! Love the detail and the colouring too:)
Thanks so much for joining us at Papercreations Ink Challenges
Huggs and Happy New Year!!
Lynn xxx

CropStop said...

Thank you for your open heart and for sharing your creative vision! Love what you did with the embellishment!

Paper Creations Ink said...

Thank You For Joining Paper Creations Ink; We Always Enjoy Seeing Your Creative Talents! Have A Wonderful New Year!

Sheryl said...

Hi Robin! This card is adorable! You have colored the sweet image so beautifully and that flourish swirl makes the perfect finishing touch!
It's bee a real pleasure to visit your lovely blog!
Thank you for joining us at Freshly Brewed Challenges for our month long, "Christmas" prize challenge!
Wishing you a very healthy and Happy New Year!
Warm Hugs, Sheryl

Dee's Craft Room said...

Lovely card. All of the excitement of the past week or so has put me well behind, sorry.

I hope your Christmas was as good as mine and I would like to take this opportunity to wish you and your family a very happy New Year.

Thank you for entering this Crafty Boots challenge.

Dionne

Vickie said...

Sweet card! Wished we got some snow this Christmas..oh well...green and brown is okay;) Thanks for playing with us At Stamp-n-Doodle:)

Julies Crafty Creations said...

Brilliant card.Thanks for joining in with our challenge over at Pennys and good luck

Jennipher said...

I love your fussy cut girl. very cute card.