Update on Grandmother and Forever

I do have an update about my grandmother. She is too weak to operate on. Unfortunately this means she is being made comfortable as best as they can. Thank you for your prayers! It means so much to me.

Not a word I use a lot.  I know, it probably seems like a silly fear, but to me when you use that word it "jinxes" me.  When used in the past, it seems to have the reverse effect of forever. But tonight I am using this word from a Making Memories sticker that's been hanging around too long.
The evening came to fast for me and I found my picture was to be taken inside with an overhead light which never comes out too well.  :-(  I have to get this in though because it's for Card Patterns sketch # 86 and it ends tomorrow. 
I used scraps from MME and Graphic 45 pattern papers which I sewed to the kraft base.  Then I misted a single blossom with Maya Mist and added a Kaisercraft pearl to the center.  I stamped a small swirl in black on the top and bottom and accented with some bling and tied a creamy satin ribbon around the card and finished with a black button and twine.  Pretty easy huh?  It always sounds like more than it seems at the time.  Sigh.  I am off to enjoy my Friday evening.  Hope you do too!



Amy, I do believe in the power of prayer. I'm so sorry to hear about your grandmother, and will say a prayer for her tonight. Both of my grandmas mean the world to me. I too have a child with autism...a challenge and a blessing. Have a wonderful weekend. (lorijo2003 from SB blog swap)


I'm very sorry to hear about your grandmother, Amy. Sending much love to you and your family.

Your card is lovely. The blue flower adds a bold pop of color and it's gorgeous! Your stitching is perfection and well...you know how I feel about that pretty satin ribbon. {wink}. Big hugs to you, sweetie! ♥♥ Kay

Michelle Bertuzzi

Oh Amy I'm sorry to hear about your grandmother. You'll be in my thoughts and prayers.

I love the faux stitching and the distressed edges. The blue flower added such great element.

Tenia Nelson

Sending love to you and your family!!! Awesome work as always!!!!


I am so sorry to hear about your grandmother!
Wish you all strength and all my love!

Your card is beautiful!!


Beautiful card with soft colors! Sorry to hear about your grandmother! Thanks for playing along with CP this week!


I hope they're successful at keeping your gramma comfortable. I really like the look of kraft paper. It's a really laid back backdrop that looks great dressed up. Very nice card. I'm visiting your blog for the bloggers swap. It's a very sweet blog.


Ann English

Oh, Amy, so very sorry to hear about your grandmother-praying for comfort and peace at this time.

On a happier note, love your work-gorgeous cards!


I am sorry to hear about your grandmother. I will keep her in my prayers.

I love your card. Great layout and the DP is lovely.


Thinking of you and your grandmother at this difficult time.

Your card is beautiful especially the flower!

Love Lynda xxx


I'm so sorry to hear about your grandma. Big hugs and prayers for you. your card could not be more gorgeous.


I am so sorry to hear about your grandmother. Her health is now so fragile and I hope you are able to spend some time with her. I'll be thinking of you....
Your card is amazing; I love the combo of kraft and turqois. ( Is this english?)
Take care of yourself and I hope you'll have a wonderful weekend!


Amy, I'm so sorry to hear about your grandmother.

I just love your gorgeous card!!

Nana's Fun Stuff

Amy, I'm sorry to hear that about your grandmother. I will keep her in my prayers along with the family. I so feel for you as I am dealing with the same with my Dad and in and out of the hospital for the past 3 weeks now. Hang in there sweetie and have a wonderful rest of the weekend.



Amy thinking about you, your family and your grandmother ....
Your card is beautiful and elegant.
Hugs Shirley x


Hey Amy Thinking of you and your family chick, your card is stunning and im saying hello to my fellow teamie on sentimental sundays!


Sal xx


Incredibly beautiful! I love your textured layered style with a good pinch of vintage!!

Asia King (aka Joanna K)

Hi Amy! Welcome to the Team, I am really looking forward to working together with you and share inspiration ;) Your forever creation is so delicate and sweet! Sending you my warmest thoughts and wishes for your Grandmother, too...xx


Your words are beautiful, sorry to hear about your Grandmother. I'm gaquero from the swap-bot and I'm here because of the Blogger swap. I think it's interesting what you told.


Sorry to hear about your grandmother. It can be very tough. You've made a lovely card, though.
Sending you lots of happy memories, from teemnis @ swap-bot

Lisa M. (aka. Lisa @ Farm Fresh)

Very sorry to hear about your grandmother. the card is so vintagey gorgeous! Love it! Looking forward to working with you on the Sentimental Sunday's DT!


My prayers are with you and your grandmother. Lovely card. Looking forward to working with you on the Sentimental Sundays DT.


I will continue to keep your grandmother in my prayers.

Your card is beautiful.



Hugs to you and one for grandma too!

What a beautiful card! :) Take care!

Julie Tucker-Wolek

I'm sorry to hear about your Grandma! I hope things improve soon...I will say a prayer for her... I loveeeeeeeee the card...it is SIMPLY GORGEOUS!!! Thanks sooooooooo much for visiting my blog today! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)


This card is beautiful Amy...love the colour mix and that big flower is SCRUMMY!

Please add me to the list praying for your wee Grandma - with love, bx

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