Sunday, February 8, 2015

Valentine's Treats!

Hey There crafty friends!!!
Today I got to spend a fun afternoon crafting with a very special friend!
She lives in a long term care facility and loves to be able to give little treats to the staff and other residents, so today we made up some Valentine goodies.  
I can't begin to tell you what an impact this woman has made on my life since I met her about 5 years ago!  She is just a year younger than I am and has become like a sister to me.  The struggles she has been through in her life help me to keep my life in perspective and remind me that even though sometimes life deals you some hard blows...there is always someone else close by that probably has it far worse than you.  
The past year has not been the kindest to me and has really put quite a damper on my crafting time.  In fact earlier this year when things didn't turn out quite as I wanted them to, I almost gave up on crafting all together.  I soon realized that "playing" with paper and creating cute "stuff" brought too much joy to my life and I couldn't possibly leave it behind.  Not to mention it seemed rather trivial of me to get so down in the dumps over crafting when Angela had to give up her independence right about the same time and had to make the decision to go into long term care.  She is truely an inspiration and captures the hearts of everyone she meets!!!  I am very lucky to have her in my life!!

Here are our Valentine Treats!!

and here is Angela putting them together!

We used these products from Jaded Blossom...Lollipop die, Mini Tag Dies 2, Foxy and Valentine Splatter.
The cute little puppies and background paper came from Nitwit Collections FQB Puppy Love collection.

Thanks for stopping by!

1 comment:

  1. The treats are just SWEET! A wonderful thing that you are doing!! She will love it I do!
    Have a wonderful day,
    *Crafting With Creative M*