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Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Happy Divorce!

Despite all one's wisdom & best intentions, sometimes Life Happens. My friend's marriage ended suddenly three years ago, and she's really risen to the challenge and is doing great. The breakup took about a year, but since then they've just been going through the legal hoops (expensive hoops!) to end the legal part of the union. Well, I was talking to her yesterday & she said that next week it will be final. Whoo-hoo! She said that if she had the time (she's a mom, who has the time?!) she might throw a party or something, so I thought I'd make her a card. I know she'll get a huge kick out of it. Transition is tough, and people who get through it even stronger certainly deserve a card!

I was inspired by the following challenges:
Craft Your Passion #83: Anything Goes + Brown

Stamp: Our Betty by Funky Hand


Update 11/18/11: Thank you all for your lovely comments on this card. And thank you Crafty Cardmakers for choosing it for your Top 5 for Challenge #55!

6 comments:

Mynnette said...

What a thoughtful reason to give a card! Wonderful job--it's so fun and lovely!!! :)

fionalawlor said...

This is a great card! And what a fantastic reason to give a card, and Im sure your friend will really appreciate it :) I love the paper you have used, so pretty! Thanks for playing along with us at Crafty Cardmakers.
Fiona x

leia said...

What a great idea for your friend. The design paper you've used is gorgeous. Thank you for joining us at Craft Your Passion Challenges. Laura x

Monica said...

How sweet of you to hold your friend's hand and so happy to know that she is doing fine.

This card symbolises freedom to me.
It is so cute.

xxx Monica

Tip Top said...

Oh wow - you've used an Our Betty too!!!! Jenny and I design for Funky Hand so this is a treat!! Thank you for joining in at Fetch A Sketch – hope you can join us again for the next challenge! Fetch A Sketch Challenges

Jenny said...

Such wise words, so beautifully put! And a fab card too! So nice to see Betty! Thanks so much for playing along with us over at Fetch A Sketch!