Friday, February 25, 2011

Pretty Posies

I haven't attempted to make a post here in so long, let's see if I still remember how! Our youngest daughter is far far away in a distant land...but thank goodness for Skype I can still "see" her and have long chats every now and then. Some days I can even get our Corgi, Copper to get close enough to the monitor for a sniff and snort so Erin can see him!! Although not homesick, she did request a few items from the homeland that she can either not find there, or are expensive, or, maybe she just wants some mail!!
Anyway, I had received this little cloth drawstring purse from her for Christmas; it contained a beautiful bracelet and earrings from my favorite jeweler, Brighton. I was so taken with this purse, that it must have somehow subliminally seeped into my card as this blossom on the bottom of my card looks a lot like the one in the bag, don't you think? (I tried to add the photo of the entire bag but having difficulty, so see that little corner right by my posie? That is the bag. I decided to fill it with some sweet treat to go in her little package...and at this rate of my slow collecting of things, she may be home before she gets it in the mail!
This little girl is another image from "Pure Innocence," and since I paper pieced her dress green, I am entering her into this week's Stampin Sisters in Christ challenge here. This week's devotional was written by a dear friend of mine, Peggysue, and I would encourage you to go and read it for yourself. She has a way of putting pictures with words that stick in your brain...and for me, that is a good thing!!
I am going to post this weekend a little update of my visit to my parents and share something that has special meaning for hope to see you again soon.


  1. Hello, Traci....was so glad to see your post....have been wondering about you and yours....hope your parents are transitioning to being home.....and again sympathy for the loss you sufferen while out much for one wonderful person to have to deal heart goes out to ya, gf....

    Your PI creation is absolutely adorable...and how wonderful that it will brighten one of your daughter's days....


  2. I'm so glad skype is working for you.
    She is very sweet, love the little watering can. I so can't wait to be watering pretty flowers!

    I'm so glad you posted that PS was up at SCS I'm going to check out her post now. She is so articulate.

  3. She is just darling and I like your ribbon treatment. I can't imagine what its like with a child away from home. Good thing technology allows for you to see each other even if its from afar. Enjoy the time at your families home.

  4. This is darling. Thank you for joining us at Stamping Sisters in Christ.

  5. She is so sweet! I love that watering can in the image and your pretty posies.

  6. Technology is a marvelous thing but it can't replace a good in person hug! I hope you'll be able to get one from your DD soon! This image is adorable, the Pure Innocence line is just too cute, but in your hands cuter yet! Lovely job! Thanks for playing this week!!!

  7. What an adorable card! I love those Pure Innocence images. I'm so glad you're able to connect with your daughter via Skype. I've got to give that a whirl myself. It's just like the Jetsons, isn't it? Something that seemed futuristic is here!

    Thanks for playing with us this week at Stampin' Sisters in Christ! God's blessings to you.


  8. Love the card and so fun that your gift can do double duty as inspiration for making pretty cards too!

  9. Traci, I'm a brighton fan too! Nice inspiration!

  10. What a sweet thing to send to her. I would be so homesick..It seems kids don't get as homesick anymore. I LOVE Brighton.. Could you pass that info on to my girls. This card is precious. I love these sweet little images.. Great job.


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