it’s time for the October Rudolph Days Challenge hosted by Maureen and I’ve created something different this time for my design team cards.
As a bereaved parent, I searched for years for sentiments that were sensitive to people dealing with grief during the holidays. Sometimes it can be hard to hear that the holiday season is the merriest, most wonderful time of the year because we’re grieving and missing our loved one(s). It can also be hard to keep up with sentimental family traditions because they make us too sad.
I found a few stamps and one die that I felt were suitable; these Christmas cards are a great way to show extra sensitivity towards people who have experienced a loss.
Memory Box Holiday Greenery stamp set:
I painted this image with twinkling H2Os on hot press watercolour paper, stamped the sentiment, added a thin Burgundy linen cardstock mat and attached it to a matte gold foil yardstick that covered the white base. I spritzed with gold sheer shimmer spray.
Creative Expressions Sue Wilson Designs – Die Thinking Of You At Christmas
I used the same burgundy linen cardstock to cut the sentiment and inlaid it on the green dotted holiday paper so it’s nice and flat for mailing.
Visible Image Sentimental Christmas: did not arrive in time to use on a card for this post but I love that it has a ‘thinking of you’ sentiment for the front of a card in a lovely typeface and a verse for the inside as well.
Hero Arts HOLIDAY MESSAGES AND ICONS: also did not arrive in time but I like the ‘thinking of you this time of year’ sentiment.
if you know of any others, please let me know.
visit maureen’s blog for the simple rules to play along.
thanks for popping by.