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Monday, 27 April 2015

Penny Black card and a Donna Downey stamp tag.

Good morning Lovelies.

I'm sorry I've been off the radar a bit lately but as many of you know I lost my lovely Step-dad, it was expected but we thought he'd get to the end of this month but fortunately for him he deteriorated rapidly. As tough as it's been I feel a great sense of relief, especially for my Mum, she is 5 years older than him and not in the best of health herself and nursing him at home for 2 weeks was far too much for her, he went into the Hospice on the Sunday and past away peacefully in his sleep and without pain in the early hours of Tuesday, so very fast.

RIP Dad.

I can't leave these beautiful Penny Black stamps and Dies alone, I just love them, I used watercolour card, stamped using distress markers, and coloured them in using Distress reinkers watered down.

My tag I used the gorgeous Poppy Stamp by Donna Downey which I got from Oyster stamps, I stamped using pigment ink then heat embossed with white EP onto Kraft card, I coloured them in using pencils, the background is Brusho's, I used a memory box die for the corner and the word is by Penny Black.

Thank you for visiting today, have a great day xx Zoe xx

 

12 comments:

Sheila Lampard said...

Hi Zoe
Just wanted to let you you know that these are beautiful - such lovely colours.
Thinking of you at this sad time - it's never easy.
Sheila x

Wendy McCarthy said...

So sorry you've had such a sad time, sending hugs. Xx. These are just beautiful Zoe! As you know, I love poppies and I have both these stamps too, lovely to see your work with them, so pretty!! Xxx

Linda Simpson said...

So sorry for your loss Zoe! Beautiful card and tag and can clearly see why you are loving this stamp.
Hugs
Linda xxx

Bernie Simmons said...

Beautiful card and tag ...I do love the Poppy it's one of my favourite flowers xx and you have done a brilliant job xxx

Eileen said...

Love to you and your Mum Zoe...
These projects are just fabulous!
super colours and use of inks and stuff
Love them E xxxx

Sue Joseph said...

Huge hugs Zoe and thinking of you xx
Love bothe your creations but the hello one is my ultimate yummy favourite, gorgeous xx

Theresa Pace said...

very sorry for your loss. cards are stunning xx

Jackie Trinder said...

Hi Zoe I am so sorry for your sad loss. My thoughts are with you and your family. The card and tag are gorgeous. Hugs Jackie

Judith Taylor - Wright said...

Zoe so sorry hun sending crafty hugs xxx delicious makes thank you so much for sharing them with us Judith xxx

SARN said...

So sorry for your loss Zoe, sending hugs your way.

Your card and tag look fabulous, as always.

xxx

Doreen said...

So sorry to hear about your Step Dad.....Love your card and tag.xxx

Paper Creations by Shirley said...

I'm so sorry about your great loss that is not easy. I love your card it's gorgeous. Thanks for your words of encouragement at my blog, it's appreciated. Take good care, Hugs, Shirleyxx