2 Oct 2008

WT186, To a Survivor

Today's Ways to Use It challenge is to use a quote! Simple and so inspiring! That gallery has so many beautiful quotes!

I am using a quote from a new set being released on Saturday from Little Paper Shop, and I am sending this card to my mom.

It reads, "What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to white lies within us".

You will notice that my blog has gone Pink! and as you know, October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, but you may not know that my mom is a Survivor.

I have told this story before, but I am astounded by it and I love it so I will tell you again.

The DAY AFTER my mom had her breast removed, I went up to their home to try to help out in any way I could. I ran up the sidewalk and opened the
door and there stood my mom.

"Will you come in for a cup of tea?" she asked. I just stared at her. "Mom.....I am supposed to be making YOU tea......."

"No" she said. "I am making the tea!"

Anyway, that is my mom, strong in mind, spirit and body and I love her with all my heart.

Stamps: Little Paper Shop, Cornish Heritage Farms

Cardstock: Very Vanilla

Paper: Basic Grey Eva

Ink: Brilliance Black, Paper Salon Petal, Papertrey Ink Spring Moss

Accessories: Martha Stewart Butterfly punch
, clear sheets, pearls


  1. What a sweet, beautiful card!

  2. Great story, thanks. Great card too, I love the clear butterfly on top ot the pattern one.
    I love the name of your blog, saw this card on scs and had to visit your blog, glad I did its great.

  3. Wow this is so lovely! I have seen more and more of the plain cs but then w a swirly thingy and some neat focal point...and I'm GUESSING you know how much I love the B-fly!!! This is beautiful, and those quotes Julia is releasing are so wonderful that it truly does deserve to be a focal point all in itself!

  4. Stunning Bonnie! Just so classy...and I love the butterfly with the clear really adds whimsical elegance!

  5. Your card is beautiful! I enjoyed reading about your relationship with your mom. I lost my mom last year and she was an amazing woman too. I'm so glad that you appreciate her. Treasure each and every moment. I love that you've "gone pink" this month. It's a great idea...

  6. Very touching card and story! Deb

  7. You have done a fabulous job on this! The quote fits so perfectly and the butterfly just ads the finishing touch!

  8. silke09:43

    What a tough ladie she is!!! Give her a big hug from me!!! Life does go on.....and your mom is a perfect example that Cancer should not let us determine how to life our short precious life!!!

  9. silke09:44

    BTW - I thought your card was gorgeous!!! So delicate and elegant!!!

  10. Your mom sounds like one amazing lady! This card is gorgeous! So clean and beautiful!


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