This week our cards are headed off to Trent. He is the brother of Tina, aka TMD here on SCS. Trent served 23 years in the Navy, working on the electronics of planes and helicopters. After retiring from the Navy, Trent decided to take some time for himself, to see family and friends, before looking for another job. Long story short, Trent has cancer and is going through chemo.
Trent loves and grows orchids, always on the search for the next big orchid find.
These flowers are not orchids and there's no plane like the teapot. I have neither of these items in my supply. I do have this Honeyblossom sprig that works up pretty nicely. Put it in this vase and I can make believe that it's an orchid. Whether you can see it in this photo or not, there is a yellow center and a little lavender in the throat.
I wish Trent all the strength and endurance to battle this disease and to enjoy his retirement as fully as he can. I also say "Thank you" to Trent, for his dedication and service to our country!
Date: Monday, July 22, 2013 GMT Views: 1358
Registered: March 15, 2012 Location: Alabama Posts: 11086
Mon, Jul 22, 2013 @ 9:17 PM
Beautiful flowers for Trent! Jennifer, they may not be Orchids, but they are so VERY pretty! I LOVE your fancy vase die! Your sentiment hung up like a picture is wonderful, everything makes such a fantastic indoor scene!
Registered: September 11, 2009 Location: Vancouver BC Posts: 7318
Mon, Jul 22, 2013 @ 9:59 PM
This is the rarest orchid of all, no one has ever seen this species before. You can be sure all the collectors will be out trampling all over your garden searching for this. That was very clever to tint this with the coloration of the story.
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Registered: June 9, 2006 Location: Wauconda, IL Posts: 47606
Tue, Jul 23, 2013 @ 6:48 AM
This is a gorgeous card Jennifer!! The vase is so pretty and unique. I like the flowers you have created along with the lovely scene. This is a nice and special card that you have made Trent and I'm sure he will appreciate it.
Registered: February 5, 2007 Location: St. Louis, MO Posts: 60075
Tue, Jul 23, 2013 @ 11:12 AM
Jennifer, this is a fantastic card. You put so much love into your MMTPT cards...the recipient HAS to be thrilled. Love this indoor scene with the flowers in the pretty die cut vase down to the chair rail(baseboard) and the picture framed sentiment.
Registered: October 21, 2010 Location: in the okanagan in b.c. canada Posts: 10423
Tue, Jul 23, 2013 @ 11:55 AM
so pretty crisp and clean...lovely bouquet and such a cute way to do the sentiment....Lovin the floor too, always thought it would be cool to have a kitchen floor like that...TFS..:0)
------------------------------ We as people are raindrops of colorful ink , falling down Crisp and Clear, each a different shade more vibrant then the last, but once we realize at the bottom of an endless abyss we all fall into the same inkpot forming one color, only then can we come together as one My son.