Monday, August 17, 2009

**News** 2Sketches4You

Time again for another great sketch from 2 Sketches 4 You!!! I know you are going to LOVE this sketch from Kazan. I sure did! The sponsor this week is Clear and Simple are going to want to check them out...cute stuff. I went with a "news" theme this week, since we have so much news to share in our family right now. Amanda is getting ready to go off to Paraguay...FBI clearance done...shots done...temple ordinances received...passport ready...wardrobe getting there; Ty is off to college now...I wasn't sure I was going to get through that...tears were shed (or should I say sobs...on my part, not his), but he is settled and happy and meeting friends. I knew he would do's just hard to let go when you know it will never quite be the same again. Alena has started ninth bought...classes changed...friends established...Amanda's former wardrobe adopted. She looked so good on the first day of school it should have been illegal...I wasn't sure I was going to let her As for me...I managed to delete my cards file in my photo editing software...ugh! I'm a firm believer in everything working out for the best, I think I'll get even better pictures of them than will take me some extra time, but it's all good! Thanks so much for all your well wishes and kind words and sharing our family news. Big Hugs...Cheryl


  1. Just because it is a start to a new week I send you another set of virtual hugs. You're gonna be fine and all will be good :)

    I love your card Cheryl - the colour scheme is so regal and so beautiful. Love it

  2. Oh dearest Cheryl - I am totally feeling for you as I read this post and am sending you big hugs sweetie!! I know that this transition is not an easy one and I can't even imagine what the letting go feels like - but just know that anytime you need a hug or virtual shoulder - we are always here!!!

    Your card is SOOOO beautiful Cheryl - soooo lovely those colors and textures --- sooooo beautiful!!! You totally rock!!!
    Sending you big hugs my friend!!!
    much love,
    Sankari :)

  3. Beautiful card, love those colors and that shape in the middle is just perfect for this card!

  4. Gorgeous colours and design as well as a great take on the sketch.

  5. Oh Cheryl!!! Hugs girl!!! I am in the boat beside you because my daughter her husband and my wonderful grandchild will be leaving us for N.C. this weekend!!! I can barely stand to think of it!!! But, life does go on doesn't it?

  6. Gorgeous!!! I'd better gewt my rear in gear!!!!

  7. I love the colors you picked for this card! Can't believe Ty's at college-so weird! I saw some freshman here at USU registering at their dorms and I had flashes of Ty doing the same thing and was sad I didn't get to see him off. Wish I could have been there with everyone, but we can't wait to see yall again!

  8. I love the card but wowie on the background paper you used to photograph this! Great set up.

  9. Beautiful card Cheryl!!
    Lots going on in your house. It's so hard when they leave the nest, but I know you have taught them well and now is time for them to spread their wings and fly!

  10. Cheryl your card is `beautiful`.
    I love the colours TFS:)x

  11. beatiful card cheryl!

    And A big hug from me, children Fly out your home but the always in your hart!

    I have A Award for you on mine blog! It is Amzing how creative you are!

    greetings Willeke

  12. Thank you for your comment in my blog!

    I really like your card - I love the journaligbooks form MM!

    I've added your blog to my bloglist.

    Greetings from Norway.

  13. What fantastic colors! I can't wait to play along with the sketch! I HEART 2S4Y SO MUCH! Lol!

  14. Super card! Love these colours together and the 'framed' effect is great :)
    Crafts By Bee

  15. Hi Cheryl, I popped by after you left kind comments on my blog. I haven't visited you before and what a treat I have been having. This card especially, what a fantastic eye you have for colour and texture. Your card is wonderfully dramatic. it is lovely to hear about life in other cultures too. I wish you and your family well.
    Thanks for sharing.

  16. Such a beautiful card! I love it. Thanks for the sweet comment you left on my fun to find other members of the church out there in the blogging world!

  17. This is gorgeous! Thanks for visiting me and leaving me some love! :)

  18. This card is so beautiful. I love the colors and how you put it together. Thanks also for the fine words in my blog ♥
    Hugs from Sweden

  19. what a lovely card, using the word as the main focal is excellent

    Hope you have a enjoyable weekend.


  20. Gorgeous card! You inspire me to pull my Top Note die out & get creating with it! :) TFS

  21. Again a beautifull card Cheryl! I love it!
    Have a great weekend, Angèle

  22. Your card is amazing Cheryl! as usual! love the cooling colors!


  23. Hi Cheryl, I have just found your blog (so glad I stumbled on it)our work is amazing and I just love it. My name is Adele and I'm from South Africa I am a craft teacher and designer. I hope you will visit my blog some time soon.

    Adele James
    Craft u Crazy
    South Africa.