Sunday, January 19, 2020

Thinking of You

My son and daughter in law recently suffered a pregnancy loss.  So this card is for them.

This beautiful stamp set by Pinkfresh Studio has this butterfly and sentiments just right for this occasion.  The sentiments are so supportive and unique.  It is a must for your stash.  I started crying again as I tried to figure out which sentiment to put inside. 
I ultimately did not use an inside sentiment from the stamp set.  I used a sentiment and butterfly from 2 different Stampin Up sets. 

I followed this Sketch by Freshly Made Sketches.  I used 2 different shades of gray card stocks (by PTI).  
The butterfly is embossed on watercolor paper and colored with Twinkling H2O's - remember those? 
I made a few butterflies - each watercolored slightly differently.  I couldn't decide which I like better.
My daugher-in-law loves peacock colors so these 2 color challenge are perfect. 

I'm also putting this into Pinkfresh January Challenge - to pick one of their previous challenges - I'm picking May 2019: Anything Goes
Thanks for taking a look.  I'll leave you with a photo of today's sunset taken at a local dock, off the south shore of Long Island, NY. 
This brings me peace and joy.  Even when we are sad, we can find the beauty around us.  


  1. So sorry for the loss. I remember when this set was release and it is so beautiful! Your card is gorgeous as well. Love the simple layout to go along with the stunning butterfly! Thanks for playing with The House That Stamps Built.

  2. Beautiful piece. Sorry about the loss, that's sad. Valerie

  3. So sorry for the loss!
    I love the beautiful butterfly on your sweet card, and hope it brings comfort to your son and daughter-in-law. Thanks for playing along in Repeat Impressions Inspiration Board Challenge!

  4. So sorry for the loss . I love this card for the thoughts but for also the beautiful watercoloring. You always inspire me!

  5. OH! So sorry for the loss. This is a wonderful card and the colors work well with the inspiration photo. Thanks for joining us over at The House That Stamps Built.

  6. The butterflies are stunning! Thanks for playing along with us at Freshly Made Sketches this week!

  7. Beautiful card - and I am sure it is a comfort to them after their loss. So sorry to hear that. Thanks for joining us at The House that Stamps Built.

  8. I'm so sorry for your loss, Carol. This sweet butterfly will bring some beauty to the grieving couple! Love how you've used the colors and the lovely layout! Thanks so much for sharing with us at CAS Watercolour!

  9. Beautiful butterflies, gorgeously coloured. Love the design of the card. Hopefully it will bring some comfort. Thanks so much for joining us at CAS Watercolour!

  10. So sorry for their loss - but what a lovely card. Thanks so much for joining the Pinkfresh Studio January Challenge!