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Sunday, 10 July 2011

A Thank You Card

My Aunty Mary died last week, she was tired, almost 92 and ready to go but still sad. She'd had dementia for a number of years (a cruel and tragic illness) and was in a nursing home close to mum and dads. Mum wanted a thank you card for the nurses and carers at the home but didn't want a mushy card.

Anyway this is what I came up with after using a bit of jiggery pokery in Paint Shop Pro to merge the two images.



Images-Imagenation
Papers-Gelato, Kaisercraft
Medium-Promarkers and Trias

I'm entering it into the following challenges:
Digi's with Attitude- Anything Goes
Fairy Knoll-Cotton Candy ( I think the background papers are kind of cotton candy colours)
Inspire Me Friday/Joyful Stamper- Anything Goes
Stamp Insanity-Anything Goes
One Stitch at a Time-Anything Goes

6 comments:

Denise and Louise said...

Hi Ruth,
Sorry to hear about your Aunt - was probably a happy release although sad for those closest to her.
Brilliant thank you card.
Hugs
Denise xx

Nicecrane Designs said...

Absolutely delicious to watch, love th funny pict and the way you clured it,,,,very well done.

Julie said...

So sorry about your loss. The card you made is funny and I bet the nursing home staff aprreciates it.
Hugs,
julie

Julye said...

Ooo she looks a real wicked nurse you can tell she enjoys that aspect of her job just a bit too much. Thanks for sharing your fab creation here with us all at OSAAT and good luck.

Marjo said...

Wonderful project, thanks for playing with us this week at OSAAT for our “Anything Goes” Challenge.

Good luck with the draw, we hope to see you play along with us in August for our “Pretty in Print” contest. I have some yummy candy to Celebrate too.

xoxo Marjo

Bev said...

Sorry about you Aunt but your card is well funny....love it x