Friday, February 10, 2012

Thinking of you Dorcas

     This blog hop post is in honor of my sweet friend Dorcas.  I think just about every household in America has at least one pet.  Well, I also think you'd need more than your fingers and toes to count off Dorcas's menagerie.  :-)  Unfortunately, this past week she lost one of her furbabies, Gingerboy cat.  Our pets are members of our families and losing Gingerboy has been pretty rough on Dorcas.  Her bestie friend Stacey decided to put together a little blog hop with a few of Dorcas's friends so that we can let her know how much we care about her broken heart and show her some love.
     My card is made from one of the images from the new monthly club kit from A Day For Daisies.  I know how much you love ADFD images Dorcas and when I saw this little guy I knew he was just the one to deliver my message to you.  I am thinking of you my friend and have been since I heard the news.  I know your heart is hurting and it will take some time to mend.  I just hope we, as your friends, can help it mend a little bit faster.
     If you arrived here from Debbie's blog then you're on the right track.  If you didn't, you can go to Stacey's blog and start from the beginning.  Your next stop from here is Tine's blog.
     Huge hugs to you Dorcas!


I'd like to enter my card in to the following challenges:

Jellypark Friends--shades of love
Moving Along with the Times--cute critters
The Craft-room Challenge--cute and cuddly
Digital Tuesday--pink or red
Creative Craft Challenge--BINGO (ribbons, pink, gems)
The Pink Elephant--pink
Make It Monday--anything goes
The Catered Crop--hearts
Sentimental Sunday--feel the love + sentiment
Mema's Crafts--anything goes

Supplies

  • Papers:  October Afternoon 5 & Dime, Kraft Outlet Light Kraft Cover Weight cardstock, Strathmore 90 lb. watercolor paper
  • Stamp:  A Day For Daisies "Happy Love Day", Tradefish Designs "Missing You"
  • Ink:  Pumice Stone, Weathered Wood, Spun Sugar, Victorian Velvet, and Tattered Rose Distress inks, Memento Tuxedo Black, Marvy Uchida white gel pen
  • Tools:  Nestabilities Labels Four (S4-190), sewing machine
  • Miscellaneous:  Jolee's pearls, Offray ribbon, Hobby Lobby buttons, Kraft Outlet Hang Tag string

45 comments:

  1. What a beautiful card ... my heart goes out to your friend ... losing a beloved pet is devastating ... I'm sure this will help to make her feel better ...

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  2. Tracy, wow! You did such a beautiful job and I know your image is spot on. Your blog is awesome, as is, your work. Hugs, dj (Debbie)

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  3. Tracy how beautiful! Such a cute, sweet image, and wow! Love those colors, just gorgeous!!!

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  4. Hi Tracy. Love it! The stitching is just right for a Dorcas creation and such a happy bunny too. Brilliant.
    Tine :)

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  5. Such an adorable card! So sweet of you all to do this for Dorcas! I'm sure it will help to cheer her after her loss! :o)

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  6. Awww, how precious! You guys are so sweet to put together a little hop for Dorcas. LOVE your card, Tracy! Fabulous design. Love that stitching and the white pen outlining, too. And what a sweet little bunny.

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  7. This image is too cute! Love the soft colours you have chosen too!
    Love Pearl x

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  8. How sweet of you to make a card for your friend, this will surely lift her spirits. Your card is supersweet and superbly made! Hugs, Ira x

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  9. Oh Tracey! OK, I'm getting choked up, gotta make this short and sweet~ You know what touches me and this card is so special for all the right reasons. Thank you so much!! Its beautiful. :)

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  10. This is so kind of you all Tracy,loosing your pet is terrable!
    Love your beautiful card!
    Hugs Heidy

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  11. This is just adorable, that cute little guy from ADFD caught my eye too. You've coloured him beautifully. Your post is lovely and your card is great. Hugs lin

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  12. How touching, and such a beautiful idea.

    Hugs
    Debbie

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  13. This is so adorable Tracy! A perfect image fort he occasion! Thank You so much for joining us, I know she really appreciated it and this brought a little joy to sad day!

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  14. Tracy,
    What a nice card, beautiful job on it!
    Love, Laura

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  15. I just love this card Tracey. Everything about it is just perfect. Dorcas must be just thrilled today.
    Babs xo

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  16. That's a very sweet card and very thoughtful :)

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  17. This is so adorable! Love the image and sweet colors

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  18. so sweet, love the stitching both real and faux doodling stitches
    hugs

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  19. Tracy, I love the tab, colours and button, and the cute image too! Such a sweet card :)

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  20. Wow - your coloring of this sweet image is amazing! The whole card is as sweet as sugar!
    Have a nice weekend!

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  21. What a fabulous thing to do for Dorcas and my word what a precious card just love the image and your petty design just perfect! Love Chanelle xx

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  22. Tracy! this card soo gorgeous! i bet dorcas happy to receive it

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  23. Ahh, this is so sweet. I love it and so will Dorcas

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  24. Wow, wow, wow! This is so precious. What a sweet thing you're doing for darling Dorcas.

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  25. This is so thoughtful! I'm sure she's feeling your hugs! Beautiful card! I love the style of stitching you've used!

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  26. thanks for joining us at Creative craft challenges, in our BINGO challenge, good luck, hugs sandra dt xxx

    p.s we have a dt call out at the moment, if your interested in trying out pop over check out the deets x

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  27. Oh MY! This is so soft, sweet and pretty! What a cute image, especially with those balloons. Thank you for linking up with us at Moving Along With The Times - GDT

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  28. Love your sweet card, fab colours, papers, layout - all of it!

    Thanks for sharing with us at Craft-Room Cute and Cuddly Challenge;-))m

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  29. lovely card. The image is gorgeous.
    Love all your embellis
    Many thanks for joining us at Sentimental Sundays this week
    Doreen xx

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  30. this is a stunning card Tracy, your coloring is superb, thanks fro joining us at Craft Room Challenge, Debi x

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  31. Everything about this is so sweet. Love all the stitching..

    Hugs, Linda

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  32. truly beautiful! Thank you for joining us at Sentimental Sundays! :-) Amy

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  33. Beautiful thought and pretty card with cute image . Thanks for sharing on Make it Monday

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  34. This is a beautiful card which I'm sure your friend will really appreciate. Your cute image is coloured perfectly with the DIs, and I love the stitching. Thanks for joining in with us at the Craft-Room Challenge, and good luck.

    Maria x

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  35. So soft and pretty! Love the subtle coloring on the little bunny. Such perfect choices for Dorcas (this card is very "her"), I'm sure it will bring her some comfort.

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  36. Aww this is So cute Tracy! the bunny is adorable and coloured beautifully! Gorgeous papers and I love all the stitching!! and the ribbons and buttons look so pretty- it's a really sweet card!
    What a lovely thing to do for your friend to show her some much needed love! It's awful when you lose a pet, they are like one of the family !!
    Thanks for joining us at MAWTT and Good Luck in the Challenge!
    Hugs Sue xx

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  37. I thought I had already stopped by on the hop, Tracy, to tell you how much I love your card. the fact that all of you came together for Dorcas just touches my heart so much! our pets mean so much to us, don't they?
    your card is beautiful, and I can't wait until I can buy this kit. every image in it is beautiful, but when has Tammy ever created one that isn't? kind of like you making a card that doesn't touch a special part of someone's soul..... hugs to you, dear friend! you will always be an inspiration to me!

    oh yes, so glad you are entering this into our challenge at Jellypark! ;)

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  38. What a wonderful thing to do, its devastating when these things happen. Your card is wonderful. Thanks for joining in with Sue's challenge at MAWTT this week, hope to see you again soon. Pami x

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  39. I got teary reading your post Tracy, losing a beloved pet is a horrible thing to go through. I lost my collie in 2009 and it still feels like yesterday. You are very sweet to think of Dorcas and this is a darling card.
    x

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  40. Beautiful! the stitching and soft muted colours are perfect!
    Thanks for joining us at MAWTT for Sue's 'Cute Critters' and good luck with the challenge
    Hugs Laurie x

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  41. A beautiful card it's sure to bring some comfort..gorgeous colour combination and such a cute bunny..Thanks so much for joining our craft-room challenge..Esther xxx

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  42. This is a fabulous card, I love it. Thank you for joining us at Craft-Room Challenge.
    xxx Hazel.

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  43. So sweet! Thank you for joining in at Jellypark Friends Friday Challenge – hope you can join us again for the next challenge! Jellypark Challenges

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  44. I am sure Dorcas loved your beautiful card!
    Thanks so much for joining us on our Jellypark challenge, "Shades of Love". I am really looking forward to your entry for the next challenge. Good luck in the draw.
    love
    Jen Leeflang
    jellypark DT

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  45. This is so cute, congrats.

    Maria x

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