Sunday, 21 December 2008

House Mouse - A Tribute to Joanne

The House Mouse challenge this week is a sketch. but we were asked also to make a card in memory of Joanne (a regular entrant to the HM challenge)
who died suddenly this week her family posted the following on her blog -

"Joanne spread much joy through her card making. If you would like to do something in memory of her, we are sure she would like you to send a card to someone in need."

I personally will miss her blond, bubbly hair, her wonderful smile and the lovely comments she left on my blog.
I used Basic Grey Wassail papers, coloured the image in watercolours. The sentiment is Aud designs and ribbon and the rest from stash.


Pascale said...

Hi I don't participate in this challenge but I can feel the emotion from your post. It is a delightful card that will be appreciated by someone! LOL Pascale :)

Ann said...

Beautiful card Heather.

Ann xxx

Dawn said...

Aww this is just gorgeous Heather!
A perfect card in honour of Joanne...


Dawn said...

Aww this is just gorgeous Heather!
A perfect card in honour of Joanne...


Dawn said...

Aww this is just gorgeous Heather!
A perfect card in honour of Joanne...



Oh Rica this is such a gorgeous card hun, i adore the house mouse image,how cute are those little mice?!? hope you are ready for christmas, and getting plenty of time to enjoy the festivities. Hugs Linda x

mueppi said...

Hi Rica
your card is so lovely again and this image so cute!
I love always your works!
I wish you and your family a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
Hugs Gisela

Elizabeth Velazquez said...

Lovely card! Love those little guys! Merry Christmas!

gina g said...

aww how sad Heather, but such a beautiful card. luv gina xx

Sassy Crafts said...

Such a beautiful card and thank you for joining in with this special challenge. x

Els G. said...

Gorgeous card!
Joanne was truly a very kind, loving person.

Maria Matter said...

Such a beautiful card, a lovely tribute!
We never know when a kind word will touch a heart!
Have a glorious Christmas!
Blessings, Maria

Boots the Monkey (Jo) said...

This is gorgeous Rica and what a sad occasion.

I just wanted to wish you and your family a very happy Christmas and best wishes for the New Year. It has been a real pleasure meeting up with you and I'm looking forward to working with you next year and having lots of fun.

Take care and hugs,

Jo x

theneon said...

You've certainly done this one up in style -- a wonderful tribute. Just wanted to let you know I'm think about you and hope you have a Merry Christmas! Martha Kay

Ikki said...

hi, So sorry to hear this news. I didn't have the pleasure of knowing Joanne, but she obviously touch your heart, and you will miss her. You have made a lovely card in her memory - she would be so pleased you did this for her. love ikki

iReneM said...

So sorry to hear about your friend.This is such a lovely card. A fitting tribute


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