Thinking Of You Card

Thinking Of You Card - CWJ
Happy WOYWW to you, dear friends! This post will be rather brief as I am still reeling from the events of yesterday. I hope you’ll forgive me if I’m not in the mood to take photos of my workspace…

Today’s card is dedicated to the people of Boston and all those who were personally affected by this tragedy. You are in my prayers.

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  1. Nan G says:

    Sadly, since I’ve been laid up I’ve not read anything about what happened in Boston until tonight. Thanks for your early visit. I’m waiting on pain meds to kick in. Nan #3

  2. Nikki C says:

    Sweet Card happy WoyWw hugs Nikki #6

  3. Janene says:

    I think we are all thinking about the people and families in Boston that have lost someone or has someone that is injured or was just there. A lot of prayers are being said. Your card is beautiful!! Thank you for sharing it with us :-).
    Janene #8

    • Create With Joy
      Twitter: CreateWithJoy1
      says:

      Thanks Janene. Sometimes there just aren’t any words!

      I realized after posting I even forgot to share my Cat Chat update –
      but Mighty Tsunami is kicking it over on Wordless Wednesday for anyone who needs their weekly feline fix!

  4. patsy
    Twitter: Patsypat
    says:

    I woke up yesterday morning to the horrific news :^( So sad that some people go out of their way to destroy! patsy

    • Create With Joy
      Twitter: CreateWithJoy1
      says:

      That’s how I woke up too and I think I went through yesterday a tad shell-shocked.
      It brings back so many horrific memories…

      Congrats on your big #UBP13 win!
      Your family is on a roll…
      I haven’t had a chance to post yet but Peggy won the Life After Art giveaway!

  5. Jackie says:

    Nice card with a colour scheme you could use for a man
    Yesterday’s bomb blasts have shocked the world our thoughts are with the people of Boston
    Jackie 13

  6. Tertia says:

    I am on the other side of the world and I am also still in shock over what happened, so I do not blame you for not feeling much like taking pictures.
    Hope you have a better week.
    Happy WOYWW
    Tertia #26

  7. Bridget Larsen Australia
    Twitter: YeeLarsen
    says:

    Yes that was really sad about yesterday in Boston. Lovely card you have made
    Bridget #28

  8. Ria Gall says:

    such a sad sad day and one that we will never forget, all those families out for a fun day have had their lives changed forever. In our prayers
    Have a great WOYWW today and enjoy the rest of your week
    Ria #40

  9. Helen says:

    Have just opened the newspaper to some truly horrific pictures (which I had seen on TV), I don’t think it is necessary to show them tbh. Your card is fitting. Helen, 12

  10. Spyder says:

    Wishing you a happy and safe week

    ((Lyn))
    #41

  11. BJ says:

    Lovely tribute and thanks for visiting me already BJ#1

  12. Eliza says:

    It sure is horrible what is happening in the world, we are all in shock. Lovely card.

    Happy WOYWW
    Eliza 46

  13. Anne says:

    Love the card. My heart goes out to everyone following the tragic events in Boston. It is so hard to comprehend that people do this to others. Anne x #62

  14. Mary Anne says:

    know what you mean about reeling. When 9/11 happened my parents were here in the UK visiting and they went off in the AM to do research at a Genealogy library. It all happened and I just could not understand why they didn’t rush home to us. When they DID finally get home they clearly had NO IDEA what had happened. They were hit with the whole nightmare in an instant, where I had been watching it unfold for HOURS. They were the dictionary definition of shell-shocked! we watched a bit of the Boston coverage last night and it was just so horrible and pointless. I’ve been hesitant to switch on the news this morning – I know I can’t avoid it for long, but for now I am trying my best. I suppose I will have to at lunchtime but no looking forward to MORE INFO, for once. I don’t often think ignorance is bliss, but at the moment I must say I and feeling a bit that way.

    It’s a lovely card. Reading between the lines I am thankful it seems it isn’t for someone specific, who was caught up in the tragedy.

    Seems wrong to say HAPPY WOYWW, but do have the best day you can manage. Like many, it will be hard, if not in fact impossible.

    Mary Anne (4)

    • Create With Joy
      Twitter: CreateWithJoy1
      says:

      Thanks for sharing Mary Anne. It appears that having a safe place to share has been good for many of us.

      I think that for those of us who are not directly involved in the situation –
      ie, we aren’t local, we don’t have family involved, etc –
      minimizing our exposure to the coverage is probably the best way to go.

      I’m checking in just to get updates on whether they’ve caught anyone but limiting it to reading at the moment –
      less likely to be exposed to graphic images and the like that way.

      DO have a Happy WOYWW and a happy week.

  15. Your lovely card is heartfelt – beautiful after the unexpected violence which some people seem to delight in creating.
    Margaret (glitterandglue #89)

  16. Lori says:

    Beautiful card. HUGS

    Hope you get a chance to check out my desk.
    Lori #103

  17. It’s a beautiful remembrance card. Such shocking news, and so soon after Newtown. We were also in Webster, NY last Christmas when the mad man killed and injured the firemen and policeman on Christmas Eve. So unbelievable that anyone could do things like that.

    • Create With Joy
      Twitter: CreateWithJoy1
      says:

      Wow… isn’t it crazy how none of us are immune from stuff like this so closely affecting our lives?
      I think the thing that struck my about the Boston Marathon was that it seemed so personal..
      It truly hurts my heart when I hear things like this (which is why I do my best to avoid the news most days).

  18. Cynthia says:

    I am so sad about what happened in Boston, it brings back memories of 9/11 for me with my husband being in the City.

    Cynthia

  19. Mervi says:

    Thank you for sharing this lovely card at
    Craft-Room ” So Sentimental” Challenge, hope to see you again;-))m

  20. Neet says:

    Will we ever understand how the minds of those madmen (and women) work? How someone could live with the knowledge that they have so horrifically aimed and injured the innocent I will never know. It was heartbreaking to watch, God only knows how Americans feel at the moment. It must be so worrying.
    Your card has prompted me to make one also and post it another day. Thank you for the lovely thought.
    Thanks also for visiting me earlier – Hugs, Neet xx 5

    • Create With Joy
      Twitter: CreateWithJoy1
      says:

      How sweet of you to make a card Neet – I can’t wait to see it!

      The one positive in all of this was seeing how many people opened their hearts and homes to each other during the tragedy.
      It’s during times like these you see the goodness in people pour out and the human spirit prevail.

  21. Glenda Cates
    Twitter: MomsReviews
    says:

    Good afternoon thanks for thinking enough of those in Boston to make them a card. Have a nice week.

  22. Cindy says:

    A very sad indictment on today’s society, it makes me sad and angry. Sweet card, thanks for sharing.

  23. ginny says:

    Great Card I love the Colors!
    Happy WOYWW#202!
    Ginny #91

  24. zoechaos says:

    Super card love your colour scheme and have fallen deeply in love with your beautiful cats. Thank you for sharing with us at Craft-Room Challenge XOXO Zoe

    • Create With Joy
      Twitter: CreateWithJoy1
      says:

      Thanks Zoe – I was so shaken by this week’s events I forgot to include the shout-out to Mighty Tsunami, who is lording it up over at Wordless Wednesday this week! 🙂

  25. carol gill says:

    beautiful card -thanks for joining us at Tuesday Throwdown
    Carol DT x

  26. Bev
    Twitter: mamabevi5
    says:

    I am still in shock over the Boston Bombings and praying for all those who have suffered in the wake of the devastation there. Your card is beautiful Thank you for sharing it!

    Bev at Give me a paintbrush

    • Create With Joy
      Twitter: CreateWithJoy1
      says:

      Me too Bev. Today I have kept the TV off and taken a much needed break from the news.
      Finished a crafting project which I hope to post once I write the tutorial! 🙂

  27. Heather says:

    A Beautiful card and my prayers are for all those affected xx
    WOYWW Heather #111

  28. Raquel @ Organized Island
    Twitter: Organizedisland
    says:

    Love your card. Such an awful day in our world, but it does help to see the compassion of so many. New follower via the Bloglovin’ hop.

    Raquel

  29. Darnell says:

    What a stunning card, Joy, and a lovely tribute to those innocent people who will be forever impacted by the terrible tragedy in Boston. The mind almost refuses to believe it’s true, it’s so horrific. Again. God bless and have a wonderful week! Darnell #32

  30. Paula J says:

    So thoughtful and beautiful Ramona 🙂

  31. Elena says:

    Hey there! Here from the Blog Hop! Just wanted to let you know I’m following you via bloglovin’! I also liked your facebook page and am following via Twitter and Google+! Hope you’ll get a chance to visit me :o)

  32. Margaret says:

    A lovely tribute to the people of Boston. Thank you for joining us at Tuesday Throwdown for this challenge.
    Margaret, DT

  33. Andria says:

    Simply Stunnin and elegant.

    Thank you for playing along at Eclectic Ellapu, why not check out our DT call.

    Andria – EE, DT.

  34. This is a lovely card design and I echo your thoughts about the tragedy. We will never understand why people do things like this but it’s always a comfort to know that people all over the world care as deeply as the comments here show. Thanks for sharing your beautiful card with us at Eclectic Ellapu this week.

  35. Asha says:

    What a fun work of art! That tag detail is fab. Thanks for entering our Focus on the Sentiment challenge. It’s been a pleasure to see your creation. Please come back next week and show us more! …x
    Asha – Tuesday Throwdown DT
    Sunny Summer Crafts

  36. Elaine says:

    This is just gorgeous! Thank you so much for joining us at A Little Bit Crafty this time, hope to see you in the next challenge too! Elaine DT -xxx- ps I have candy if you would like to pop by and enter 🙂 http://sparklingblackrose-craftmylife.blogspot.co.uk/2013/03/new-candy.html

  37. Sarah says:

    A lovely sentiment and a lovely card.

    Thanks for linking up!

    Sarah @ A Cat-Like Curiosity

  38. Debi Ryan says:

    Thank you for joining us at Craft Room challenge, with your Thinking of you card dedicated to the tragic events in Boston, Debi x

  39. Loz says:

    Beautiful card for a very sad event. I saw this on MIM..Loz

  40. Jessie says:

    I love the colors of this. And the tag on the front is perfect 🙂 Thanks so much for sharing with us at Weekend Wonders. Hope you’re enjoying your week so far!

  41. scrappyjen says:

    appropriate card jenx 45

  42. Great use of text. And I’m glad that horridness is over. Thanks for joining us at Shopping Our Stash!

  43. lalkygirl says:

    what a fab CAS card ,love the colours and the feeling behined it
    Thanks for joining us at MIM and good luck
    tracey s

  44. Megin
    Twitter: vmg206
    says:

    Awesome Card! Love the pattern and colors.
    I’m visiting you today from Diana Rambles. I hope you get a chance to stop by my blog and leave a comment, too!
    ~ Megin of VMG206
    Tile Photo Coasters ~ Gift Idea

  45. Sharon
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/AroundtheTableB
    says:

    Pinned your card to my card ideas! Cute!

  46. Leslie says:

    Great thinking of you card. Would love for you to share this on Whimsical Wednesday.
    Leslie

  47. Diana Rambles
    Twitter: FreeStyleMama
    says:

    Pretty!

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