On the Loss of a Pet
On the Loss of a Pet
Today’s card tugs at my heartstrings
I love animals. Sometimes, I think I love animals more than people… I know you know what I mean. Unconditional love and snuggles, silly moments, snuggles, silly quirks and demands, snuggles…. Yah, life wouldn’t be as full if we didn’t have our beloved pets.
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Using these new sets too soon
I was thrilled to have these new sentiment sets from Scrapbook.com – the Dog Sympathy and Pet Sympathy sets. They really filled a void in my collection and the sentiments are really perfect. I didn’t think I’d have need to use one so soon, though.
Flowers & Pets
I’m not sure if the flower is the right choice for a pet sympathy card, but I didn’t have any animal cutouts… I thought about using some of the paw prints from the stamp sets, but this flower was calling my name. The card is on its way to a crafty friend of mine who just lost her dog. I know she’ll love the card, but more importantly, she’ll know I’m thinking about her and sending her a big hug full of love and understanding.
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Project Tutorial Video
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2020 – Thoughtful
My word for 2020 is “thoughtful”. I am making these cards all the time and they really need to get into the mail more often (and more timely!) So, stay tuned for tips and tricks on how to #makeitsendit
People need Happy Mail or Mail Hugs more than ever these days!
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