Monday, August 01, 2022

Benefits of a Friend

 Where oh where has the summer gone - I was looking through my fall stamps thinking I need to get them out - but still having fun making summer cards.  In fact I think summer cards are my favorite to make.  Well except Christmas.  Here are two cards that I made from Unity images.  I stayed all night with my dear friend Donna when my hubby had surgery June 30th.  His surgery was in St. Charles MO. and Donna lives about 15 minutes from the hospital so it worked out perfect.  She had just won two Unity stamps so she "shared" with me.  Love both of these stamps and they have already been sent out.  

Love this image - colored with copics die cut with SU and I had a crocheted flower that  one of my home patients made for me when I had her for nursing home care.  She made me several in different colors and I still have just a few left.  

 The second image is also a Unity stamp that Donna won - sunflowers.  This went together so quickly as I had this lovely sunflower paper.  I colored the flowers with distress oxide and a water brush.  Quick and easy.  

Thank you Donna for sharing.  

P.S. Hubby is "finally" doing well after his surgery, was a rough three and a half weeks complicated by an infection.  But he has turned the corner and is well on the road to being completely "normal" again.  Especially his mood. LOL


*Vicki* said...

How wonderful that your sweet friend, Donna, was able to not only accommodate you, but also comfort you while hubby was in the hospital...especially a friend that papercrafts too! *wink* Both of your cards are wonderful! Love that you've added the crocheted flower from a special friend to the top card and your sunflower card is stunning! I love those sunflowers! Thanks for sharing and I'm so happy to hear that hubby is doing better and on the road to recovering now. (It's tough being a care giver too!) Best wishes for you all! HUGS

Patti J said...

The first card is so sweet! Love the image, and it’s so pretty in red! Of course, who can resist a pretty sunflower card!??! Thanks for sharing!

Donna said...

Was a nice visit and glad hubby is finally on the mend.

loz said...

Fabulous cards Shirley. Worth staying up all night with Donna...Loz

Cheryl W said...

Your cards today are wonderful. I especially love the image on the first one. So glad your hubs is doing well. I wish him continued healing and growing strength.

Laurie Unger said...

Fabulous cards, Shirley. I really like the sunflower card.