Saturday, December 20, 2008

Let Loose

Just an easy and quick card to share today.  This is going to someone very dear to me who lost her husband this year.  This will be her first Christmas without him, so when her family leaves after the holidays, I plan on sending this to her.  You mind can wander into dark places when you are alone, so I hope this will brighten her day.  I'm going grocery shopping today, we have single sailors coming over on Sunday, so I have lots of baking and prep work to get done today, plus I need to help Santa on his gift for the kids, so I feel a trip to Costco coming on.  Have a terrific weekend!
"let loose"
materials used
kraft card base sized 4 1/4 x 5 1/2 inches
1 1/4 x 5 1/2 strip of Basic Grey OffBeat designer paper
poppy satin ribbon from PTI
Verve Stamps
Adirondack black ink
basic grey blue button


Jen said...

Love the simplicity of this card. It's sure to brighten your friends day.
Side note: I have that Verve set top on my wish list...=).

Chris said...

she will love it!! and appreciate it!! >"<

Amy said...

I'm sure this will help lift her spirits. Love the sentiment and the paper!

~amy~ said...

Perfect-o! Very sweet of you... said...

Latisha, I hope you are enjoying the time spent with hubby! This is a wonderful card you've posted today - I love the simplicity!! I'm off to try to find that stamp!!

ScrapMomOf2 said...

How sad. I'm sure she will appreciate this very much! It's very nice!

Heather said...

What a kind thought!
It certainly is the little things that make a friendship.

I love the use of the brown paper. Very warm and touchable.

Sara Paschal said...

Such a tough time the firs major holida with out a loved one. So kind of you to think of that for your friend.

Beautiful card.

craftysister said...

simple yet so pretty and love the saying

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