7 May 2009

Just Magnolia!

Good Morning

Unfortunately I had some sad news yesterday that my Grandad had died. Some of you may remember that back in October my dad suffered a stroke and died just over a week later. My Grandad never got over losing his son and since then has suffered various health problems. He missed my dad so much and told us that his life wasn't worth living now so I get a little bit of comfort from the thought that they are together now. He would have been 94 in a few weeks time so lived to a remarkable age but being so close to losing my dad it is a huge loss to our family. My Nan is still alive and they were married 68 years and she has known him for 73 years.

Anyway onto the card I made yesterday for the Just Magnolia challenge which is a fab sketch by the very talented Bev who I am sure you have all visited. If you haven't I would highly recommend that you do as her cards are absolutely fantastic. I love this sketch and will definitely use it again.

Image ~ Tilda with Bunny
Papers ~ Crafts-Too You Springtime
Flowers ~ Green Tara
Pearl Brad ~ Papermania
Ribbon & Gems ~ Stash
Die Cut Swirl and Butterfly

Also just a little reminder that I have blog candy on offer Here if you would like the chance to win some goodies!


cookiemonster said...

so sorry to hear about your grandad,you are all in my thoughts.the card is lovely,love the colours and the butterfly is cute,hugs andrea xx

Rach said...

aww Lisa, sending you big hugs sweetie..

Your card is beautiful that you have made. love the quickutz butterfly that you have added. thank you so much for joining us at just magnolia. Hugs rachxx

Donnas Den said...


Just wanted to offer my deepest sympathies on the loss of your grandad, especially so soon after your dad. I'm truly thinking of you and am glad you can take some comfort in thnking they're together now.


Nicola said...

So sorry to hear of your sad loss Lisa.

Your card is gorgeous and I love this image and your fabby papers, Super card my dear.
Nicola -x-

gina g said...

Aww gorgeous card Lisa love the butterfly. luv gina xx

Macpurp said...

you & your are in my thoughts, taking comfort from knowing your dad and grandad are together.
I hope your mum and gran find comfort too.

this is a beautiful card.

love tina x

Tracy said...

Hello Lisa,
So sorry to hear about your grandad, I lost my 92 year old aunt a couple of weeks ago. Somehow I just thought she would always be here. My thought are with you.
Love the card, sweet image.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

Stephanie said...

So sorry to hear your sad news hun, but like you said, he's with his beloved son now. Thinking of you at this sad time.

Love your card, as always it's fab :)
Love Steph x

Georgia said...

Beautiful card Lisa, I love the butterfly and the pretty paper. So sorry to hear about your Grandad too.
Love, Georgia xx

Lynsey said...

Hi Lisa, so sorry to hear your sad news, I hope you are ok. Your card is beautiful by the way.
Big Hugs Lynsey:)

Unknown said...

So sorry to hear about your grandad Lisa, my thoughts are with you and your family.

Beautiful card, wonderful layout and colours.

Joanne x

Tonje said...

I'm sooo sorry to hear about your granddad.

On a happier note... your card is gorgeous!