Just a quick reminder: The Expressions in Ink 12 x 12″ DSP is once again available for ordering. This beautiful card and insulated cup by Leila Pals showcases this DSP. Leila purchased the cups at the dollar store. The embossed sentiment just wraps around like it was meant to be! See more like this at stampwithgloria.com.
Time spent with my new granddaughter and her parents was really precious! Time flies as it’s already been two weeks since our visit. The Treasures of Life stamp set was designed by one of our Million Dollar producers and celebrates the benefits of grandparenthood. The card is accented with the Many Hearts Dies and Stitched So Sweetly Dies. To demonstrate their versatility, I have featured both in the last several posts. See more like this at stampwithgloria.com. If you are interested in receiving my newsletter, please email me at email@example.com.
My final salute to the military is represented in these two cards. Both cards could honor the memory of a lost soldier while the star card could also be used to honor a member of the Coast Guard (another important branch of our Armed Forces). For more military-themed cards, visit Stamp with Gloria on Facebook and view the 05-24-2020 Facebook Live Memorial Day video. I tried to ‘think outside the box’ using our Stampin’ Up! products in a different way. See more like this at stampwithgloria.com.
Today is the day we remember those who served. Although my Dad did not die while in the service, he did suffer from PTSD. He served in the Navy through a waiver which enlisted him at age 16. He served for 12 years, catching the beginning of the Vietnam War. He spent most of his time on the USS Sumter, a Tank Landing Ship, launched in 1969. It was decommissioned in 1993. My dad was a cook – an essential worker – on a Newport-class tank landing ship! Take time today to remember those who have passed and to appreciate their sacrifice.
Poppies signify the soldiers who have passed. In the second Battle of Ypres, John McCrae was struck by the sight of bright red blooms on the broken ground that covered the dead. He wrote a poem called In Flanders Fields and the poppy became a symbol of the fallen.
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