Cherished Keepsakes - 5 new articles
I am in total awe at all the beautiful responses I received from all of you. Shannon has touched lives all over this country and in Canada too and you all have touched her life and for that I am very grateful. I am happy to know she was loved and respected for who she was and the beautiful work she did.
I am Shannon's Mom, her greatest fan, her best customer. It is with great saddness that I have to tell you that Shannon passed away on June 18th, 2009.
About 2 weeks before she died she had a seizure, and ended up in the hospital for 4 days. She had never had a seizure before. She was taking meds for it and seeing the doctors and doing everything that she was suppose to do. I was with her the last evening, she had a Dr. apt and we went out for dinner and then came back to her place to wait for our "goodies" to come. We were waiting for our Close to My Heart order to come in. When it came she had bought me the stamp set Thank You and said thank you for all you have been doing for me. I gave her a big hug and kiss helped her straighten things up and had to get home because we both had to work in the morning. We got a call from her boss telling us that Shannon didn't make it into work the next morning. We went and checked on her and found her.
I would like to thank everyone who ever looked at her blog, especially those of you who wrote a comment about her work. She looked so forward to your comments, you can't immagine how you affect someones life with your kind words.
The world has lost a great stamper and scrapbooker. I truely miss her we were always together or on the phone tossing ideas around or working on a page or card, or lately her sisters pages for her wedding album.
I do not have answers, just lots of questions, I can only put my faith and trust in the Lord and know she is in his arms now.
I love you Shannon and I miss you very much.
This is another layout my Mom and I worked on for my sister's wedding dress. Like the layout below, we do have pictures on it, but I had to cover the pictures up per the bride. No one can see the dress before the wedding, she said! =)
I made these pages for my sister for pictures of her wedding dress. She is getting married next year in fall and already has picked out her dress. She lives a couple hours away, so the last time we were down there visiting her, she made an appointment with the place where she is getting her dress from so we could see the dress. Wow, it is such a beautiful dress! And I do have the pictures on these pages, but, as the bride said, no one can see the dress before the wedding, so I had to cover the pictures up. So sorry if my "covers" are crooked or look strange. =) My Mom and I worked pretty hard and we came up with a whole album for her full of pictures we had taken that day when we were down visiting her. She just loved it! And we had a lot of fun putting it together! So I'll be sharing the pages we made here, just no pictures on the pages though =)
This is the card I made for Mom for Mother's Day this year.