Friday, May 23, 2014

Memorial Day

My thoughts this Memorial Day weekend go to all the family and friends and also military personnel who have gone on before. I just wanted them to know I have them in mind and that I remember them with love as well. It is not just a day to get together and enjoy an extra long weekend. It is a time of reflection and reliving memories and recalling our loved ones who have passed away.

In honor of Memorial Day I went with patriotic colors to create a card especially for our military members who served and made so many sacrifices so that we can enjoy our freedoms. Thanks so much for your service and also to their families who also made so many sacrifices as well.


I used images from the Gina K. Designs Lots of Lines set and the sentiment is from Gina K. Designs Spring Blessings set.

I hope that in honor of this day that you will go and visit the cemeteries, perhaps put some flowers on the graves and if possible, attend a special service at the cemeteries for our service people. And, if you do also have a family get together, then cherish them and show love to them for we never know how much longer we have together in this world.

This card will be entered into the Mod Squad Blog Challenge in which we had a sketch to follow for our card design. I thought it perfect with a card like I did for Memorial Day.

God bless,
Verna

14 comments:

Nancy said...

Oh Verna, What a beautiful write up on your blog today! Your card is just as heart felt as what you have written! Love the way your stripes work together on the squares and stars...Looks great! I so appreciate you playing along with me and my challenge over at Mod Squad...and I appreciate you! HUGS!

Heidi Stamps said...

I love your patriotic card! Really awesome use of the sketch!

Judy Woodland said...

Super fun card Verna. I love all the texture, and the stars are fantastic. It's just gorgeous, great patriotic creation my dear! Oh, and lovely words on your blog this Memorial Day weekend!

heather said...

Wonderful card and words to remember why we have this holiday. Thanks for sharing .

Fenny said...

What a wonderful card you made Verna.

Carol L said...

Well said and well crafted too! I love those striped dsp's you used for the stars & squares. Your card turned out perfect for this Memorial day!

Kathy Krug said...

Great patriotic card. The way you used the lots of stripes is fantastic.

Brenda said...

awesome card, Verna - love the stripes

Karen Hightower said...

Verna, this is a wonderful card with the colors and the stars and stripes… :)

Vicki Dutcher said...

Wonderful Memorial Day card!

Jess said...

Great card! Love the stripes!

Shari M said...

Love the end result here Verna. Great card.

Cheryl Wright said...

Love this Verna!

Asha said...

Awesome. Respectful and dignified... as is the ocassion. Great job, Verna! Have a lovely week!
hugs, Asha