Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Timeless




Does this look like a birthday card? Nope not really. But I was going for "your not antique, your timeless." Grams is turning 86 and is feeling a bit old and lonely. A little left out as she watches us hustle and bustle to and fro. So I wanted to do this card to let her know that she's not old. She's timeless, in fact priceless. Not to compare her to a chair, but to compare her to a chair... LOL! She's aged, but sturdy, useful, and comforting. The one that we always go to and curl up in. Her love has always enveloped us. Just like a good chair. :) So there you go folks, I have now lost it and have started comparing people to furniture. With any luck, I will committed by the end of the year!

I used the new Sophisticated cartridge for this one and some paper that had that fuzzy embossing on it? I love the texture of it! I topped it off by sewing a pillow to toss on the chair edge to add some dimension. Enjoy!

7 comments:

  1. LOL.. I always leave your blog with a smile on my face.. but how blessed you are to have a wonderful "Grams" to curl up with. She will love it (even if you are comparing her to a chair lol)... I love it.. and the pillow is such a great touch. I will meet you at the airport. lol.. Thanks for all your sweet encouragement.. I am truly blessed by your friendship. hugs from CA

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  2. My friend you always have such a wonderful story to tell! I too love coming here to see your projects as well as the entertainment you provide!

    I think you're card will be just perfect for your grams, and congrats/happy birthday to her reaching the ripe young age of 86!

    Hugs!

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  3. Too cute! Love your story! "Chairish" (I just had to go there) everyday with your grandma! Mine passed away wayyyy tooo soon!! I have that paper also and love it.

    Nicole

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  4. It is a really beautiful card! I really enjoyed your explanation of grams in comparison to a chair, had me laughing, but I get it! LOL!

    Carri~abusybee
    www.doubleclickconnections.blogspot.com

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  5. Great story and your card is absolutely beautiful tfs

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