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Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Beer Card

I haven't posted in a couple of days.  I haven't known what to say about anything since Saturday when my BIL passed away in a car accident.  I cried for a few days straight and now it's time to create those sympathy cards...I don't know what to even write inside of them.

I'm the type of person that needs to talk to people when I'm upset. I'm very grateful for my one girlfriend who called me to check up on me and cried with me on the phone. She is truly a remarkable friend and I'm very blessed to have her in my life.  All you need is one really good friend!

I know I have all of you, my online friends, who keep me smiling and I'm so thankful for all of you too.  The one thing that got me through this weekend was reading everyones blog updates and looking at all your cute crafts. :) 

So, this week I'll be posting my sympathy cards (and probably keep busy by *attempting* to color more digis!) but for now, I'll post a card I made before this weekend happened.  A fun beer card for my Uncle!

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Entering in the Scrapalicious man challenge

'Till next time!

16 comments:

Trina said...

So sorry to hear about your BIL. I'm glad to know you've got a good support system now. I'll be praying for you!
This card is cute! Love all the stitching!

Shelley said...

I am so sorry for your loss. :( It is wonderful though that at a very hard time you will have friends and family that are a support.

This card is really cute too! Great job. Thank you for joining us at Scrapalicious! ~Shelley

missstarlamae said...

Aw, Cely. I'm so sorry about your BIL. I'm glad you have friends to support you, and we'll be keeping you in our prayers out here. ((Hugs!))

The card is adorable. Your uncle will love it!

xx Star

Dana said...

I am sorry for you and your entire family's loss. It does sound like you have a wonderful support system and just know that myself and many others who may not take the time to write are out here praying for you.
Hugs~
Dana

Roxann said...

Oh, Cely, my heart breaks for you. I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this sad time.
Hugz,
Roxann

Brenda said...

So sorry for your loss Cely. Prayers and thoughts for you and your entire family. hugs, Bren

Rosie said...

I'm sorry for your loss. *HUGS* Prayers are with your family. That's a great beer card by the way. I can never make guy cards, they just don't come out right for me.

snappy scrappy said...

Thought and prayers for your family :(
ps...great card...Lee-Ann :)

DIANA L. said...

Cely,
I am so sorry to hear of your loss how sad also for your family. I will keep you & your family in my prayers for peace and comfort.
Blessings Diana

Angela B. said...

:( .. Hey there. Keeping you & your family in my thoughts and prayers. Keep crafting G/F it helps to have a place to keep your mind off of things.Love those beer mugs, they help to ease the mind to, but then the stories they tell later may not be good...lol! Defintely here for you when you need a crafty friend! :D

ThePurplePlace said...

Oh Cely - I am sooooo very sorry to hear your sad news. Losing family is always so hard and to me it seems even worse, then the person is taken from us very young and very suddenly. My heart is with you and I do know sadly, how awful it feels.

I lost my brother in a terrible accident and he was only 33, at that time. I still miss him every day and wish he was still here!!... Like you I also had a great support system and reached out to my friends both online and off. It was so hard and I did my best to help my Mom deal with her hurt and pain first...it took me over a year to begin to deal with my hurt and loss.

Please take care ! Special thanks again for all the sweet comments you are always leaving on my blog! You are a dear sweet person and I'm so sorry you are in such pain!

Hugs,
Lis

Shar said...

I'm So Sorry to hear about your loss!!
Much love to you!!!

Colleen Holmes said...

Cely, So sorry to hear of your BIL passing and want you to know you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. Your card is adorable sweetie!
Hugz

Colleen

scrappinC said...

Cely, Sorry to hear about your loss. Please know that you and your family are in my prayers. Your card is wonderful.

Hugs,
Cindy Lou

Pryn said...

I am so sorry for your loss Cely. Please know that I have you and your family in my thoughts and prayers during this very difficult time. This craft that we all share a love for has so many wonderful facets about it. Building wonderful relationships is at the top. It will definitely help to get you through the worst of days. Sending you giant hugs!!!

Pink Crafter said...

Oh Cely, I am so very sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my thoughts. It is hard to know what to say at a time like this. Please know that you are loved so much by all of us. We may not know you personally, but your spirit and love of life come through in your posts and creations. May you find peace in the future. Cuddle up with your Kitty and take a breath. It will get better it just takes time, sometimes alot. Hugs and Love

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