This card is in honor of my WV grandma and her sisters. She was the oldest girl of 13 children (3 died in early childhood). They didn't have a lot..my great grandpa was a Methodist minister but they had each other. I got to know most of my great aunts but I would only get to visit WV and my grandma once a year. Nonetheless those ladies made quite an impression on me. I heard a lot about them from my dad. He was lucky enough to have their influence in his life (his dad died when my dad was a young teen) and I heard a lot of wonderful stories. So here's to the Miller girls whose strength and character has helped mold generations.
Kathleen- do I get extra, extra points..I used vintage images and gold (thimble)??
Date: Sunday, October 27, 2013 GMT Views: 347
Registered: March 15, 2012 Location: Alabama Posts: 11350
Sun, Oct 27, 2013 @ 10:39 AM
Of course you get bonus points Pol! LOVE reading about your family and I love that your Dad passed many of the stories on to you. Your card is Vintage fabulous! Love the vintage photo, sewing machine and all your tilded layers! Awesome texture with the fabric, buttons and lace! Thank you so much for playing along and telling us about your family!!!
Registered: March 31, 2008 Location: Eastlake, OH Posts: 9579
Sun, Oct 27, 2013 @ 5:21 PM
Polly this card is incredible! I have no clue where you get your embellishments and stamps but wow, what a lovely tribute to your grandmother! Thanks for sharing her wonderful story too.
------------------------------ Nancy _____________ You spend 90% of your adult life hoping for a long rest and the last 10% trying to convince the Lord that you're actually not that tired. ~Robert Brault,
Registered: October 26, 2009 Location: Oakhurst, near Yosemite Nat'l Park. Posts: 8823
Sun, Oct 27, 2013 @ 6:58 PM
Hey Polly, are we related? That loves like my grandmother and her three sisters! Great card with all the fabric and stuff. Love the sentiment!
------------------------------ Hugs, Robin
http://inkmagination-robin.blogspot.com/ Death and life are in the power of the tongue...Prov. 18:21 Speak life!
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