Monday, July 19, 2010

A Thank You Cabin

I've had a very busy two weeks. First I went to Fla. for my nephews high school graduation. Had a great time even though it rained for almost the entire time we were there. It stopped raining for the 4 to 5 hours of the party. The trip home was all those horror stories you here about air travel. That is a story for another time.
The second part of these last 10 days was very sad. My brother-in-law (Bruce's younger brother) died very suddenly. A total shock for all of us. Brian and Jane (his wife) were up north at their cabin when Brian suffered a massive heart attack. Stunning everyone. Brian was a wonderful person, kind and generous with his time and sharing his knowledge. (He was stage manager at the Wharton Center for the performing arts on MSU's campus). So many people came to pay their respects and share stories of Brian's helpfulness. Jane had so many thank you notes to write for all the flowers and charity donations and just the help given to her at this sad time, she asked me to write a few notes to the people that Bruce knew best. Rather than use the notes that were supplied by the funeral home I chose to make my own in honor of Brian. Jane had chosen a cabin theme for her notes so I pulled out a Northwood Rubber Stamps, a favorite of mine, this cabin scene. I stamped it in Memento Rich Cocoa and decided to leave it plain, no coloring. I used sketch 99 from Clean & Simple, it really suited the mood of my card.
Hope you like it and thanks for stopping by.

1 comment:

theneon said...

what a special thing to do at such a difficult time -- the card is just right!