May 27, 2012

colourQ challenge #138

I am finally able to post my card for this weeks colourQ challenge.  A lot of thought went into this card that I am sending to my sister-in-law today.  Five years ago yesterday, my brother died of terminal cancer.  He was only 50 years old, amazing husband, son, brother and father to four children.  I wanted to send my sister-in-law a card to let her know that she is not alone.  The colours this week were so easy to work with.






All Supplies are from Papertrey Ink unless otherwise noted:

Cardstock: Kraft, White, Aqua Mist Paper Pack
Stamps: Tea for Two Additions, Beautiful Butterflies, Flower Fusion #7
Ink: Kraft, Pure Poppy, Harvest Gold, Aqua Mist
Dies: Tea Cup, Tag Sale #5
other: foam tape, scallop punch (Fiskars)

21 comments :

Lesley said...

Such a pretty card Tracey, love those mugs and the clean lines of your card!

LeAnne said...

What a sweet gesture...I am so sorry that you lost your brother so early in life. Your SIL will surely appreciate this beautiful card! Thanks for playing with the CQC colors this week, too!

Deanna Jean said...

Oh Tracey this is beautiful and I know you sister-in-law with cherish it. I'm so sorry to hear that you lost your brother. Sending warm thoughts your way. Oh..and thanks for joining us at the ColourQ this week:)

Lynn said...

Tracey, I'm sure your sister-in-law will appreciate this card so much. It is beautiful. My thoughts and prayers are with you. I'm so sorry for your loss. Lynn xx

Marybeth said...

Oh Tracey this is just such a thoughtful card . I am so sorry you lost your brother, my sister was 50 also when she lost her battle with cancer. ( I hate Cancer)
So sad to leave a wife and 4 children behind. Your card is not only thoughtful its beautiful , love the teacups and the way you stacked them. Take care.

Sylvia said...

Lovely card, Tracey, and I am sure well appreciated! Hoping the loss of your brother is comforted by sweet memories of him, a loss is always hard, but even harder when your loved one is young! Thanks for joining in the fun with us this week over on the CQC.

Lisa said...

This is just beautiful Tracey,I love those stacked up teacups. I'm sure your SIL will greatly appreciate this. My thoughts and prayers are with you as well.

Laurie said...

Tracey this is so cute! What a fun card! Your SIL will love it!!

Jen said...

Such a lovely card Tracey. So sorry you lost your brother so early, but I'm sure your SIL will appreciate that your are thinking about her.

Kim said...

Tracey, your card is so beautiful and your story truly broke my heart...I am sure your SIL will love the card as well as the message behind it, just so sweet.

Patrice said...

A sweet sentiment and a great card!

Cyndie said...

Such a sad story. Your card is very uplifting, though! I love the stacked cups in those pure colors, so whimsical and friendly!

Noelle said...

I am so terribly sorry for the loss to your family, Tracey. Even after some years, that loss can still hold on, I know. :( But, on the bright side, you have created a FABULOUS card for your SIL! I love the stack of coffee cups, and the sentiment is perfect. Thanks so much for playing at the ColourQ this week (and also for popping by paper&ICE your comments always make my day!)

Mara Campbell said...

What a lovely card, the tea cups are so cute all stacked up. Hugs to your SIL, that is very sweet you are sending her a card to let her know you are thinking of her.

fishydesign said...

Oh the tea cups are adorable :)

Vicky Hayes said...

I really like the stacked cups in these pretty colours Tracey. What a horrible thing cancer is, tearing families apart the way it does. You sound as if you miss your brother very much and I think your card is such a thoughtful gesture.

Michelle said...

Tracey, this card is so lovely! I'm sure your sister-in-law appreciated it deeply. I'm sorry for your loss.

christy compton hall said...

I'm sorry to hear about the passing of your brother. You made a beautiful card for your sister-in-law to enjoy in such cheerful colors.

Cassandra said...

Oh Tracey, I love the simplicity of this one and I bet your sister-in-law very much appreciated it.

Kim S said...

What a sweet use of the colors! That butterfly is the perfect additions!

Jackie Rockwell said...

So sorry to hear about your brother Tracey but your sister-in-law will really be touched by your beautiful card. :)