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Saturday, 12 March 2011

For Pamela

stampin up demsontrator zoe tant

It's been an odd week here with some highs and some very lows!  On Thursday I was invited to help at a local secondary school with mock interviews for 14/15 year olds who had applied for work experience with various employers in the local area.  As interviewers we were tasked with being the employer and asking them questions that they might expect to be asked at real interviews.  One question was 'How would your friends describe you?'  The answers were along a similar line of friendly, helpful and kind, but one girl when we then asked 'If we asked your friends what would annoy them about you'  she replied 'Well I'm high maintenance and I don't shop at places like Primark!'  My colleague and I looked at each other, looked ourselves up and down wondering if we were wearing our Primarni specials!!
On a low side of the week, 5 minutes before I left for the interviews I received a call from one of our dearest friends to say that his wife had passed away in the night.  Naturally the poor man is in bits.  Pamela was one of the nicest people you could ever have the pleasure of meeting and I dedicate my card today to her, as she loved everyone and all her actions and words were 'from the heart'.  When I first saw the challenge I thought of the monsters stamp set I have and was going to use that, but my lovely friend Elaine in Scotland beat me to it.  Maybe that was fate, because something then took me to these stamps and the sentiment and made me think of Pam.  To Pamela a lovely lady.

Thanks for visiting today.

Less is more challenge - single layer card 'off the edge'


  1. Bug Hugs Zoe. Fab card but such a sad occasion to make for.

    Sorry I got in first with make a monster!!

  2. A beautiful card Zoe ... sorry to read about your loss.
    Cathy xx

  3. Lovely card, well done. Sorry to hear about your friend.

  4. Sorry to hear of your loss.

    Such a pretty card love it

    Ali x

  5. This is simply beautiful and a fitting tribute to your friend, our thoughts are with her husband at this most difficult of times!
    See you next time.
    "Less is More!

  6. OMG this is adorable such an inspiration and so pretty with all the hearts and of course the pink
    Hugs Susie Sugar xx

  7. Sorry to hear of the death of your friend.

    Your card is lovely


  8. Zoe I'm glad Elaine beat you to it with the monsters as this is absolutely beautiful. the hearts over the medallion look amazing.

    Hope your family are keeping you occupied this weekend

    Loads of love

    ps my monkeys get me up at about 6 every morning! Breakfast time is always a good time to sneak a quick card in!

  9. sorry to hear of your loss , its a very lovely card you ve done as a tribute to your friend

  10. Hi Zoe
    What a beautiful card, love the combination of the medallion stamp and the hearts..just stunning!
    sorry to read your sad news
    Deepest sympathy to all concerned
    "Less is More"

  11. Hello Zoe, i'm really sorry about what happened your friend.
    A card with true love.
    A hug from Palma de Mallorca

  12. Love the colors you've incorporated here, and the layout is dynamic. Condolences on the loss of your friend.

  13. Lovely card and pretty colours....


  14. A really fabulous card but a very sad occasion. My thoughts are with you.
    Lynne xxx

  15. A lovely card and thought for your dear friend Zoe. My thoughts are with you at this sad time xxxx

  16. You've made a lovely card here Zoe, I'm so sorry to hear about your friend. Jo x

  17. So pretty Zoe and perfect as a tribute to your dear friend. So sad to lose a friend I know.

  18. very lovely card, sorry for your loss

  19. What a perfect tribute Zoe, thinking of you
    Margaret x

  20. What a beautiful tribute to your friend.

  21. So sorry to hear about your friend, Zoe, but you have made a lovely card as a thoughtful tribute.
    Hope you will be wearing your Primark on Saturday so the rest of us don't look out of place!!! Love Mx

  22. Fab card Zoe - really eyecatching

  23. What a lovely tribute, this card is lovely

  24. Zoe, I'm so sorry to hear about Pamela, it must be so hard on you to lose a friend. My thoughts go to her husband also. What a beautiful card in her honour though.

    Hugs xxx

  25. A really lovely card with fab combination of stamps.
    Sorry to hear your sad news - Hugs.

  26. So sorry to hear about your friend Pamela - my thoughts are with you, and I know how you feel.

    I think this is a fitting tribute to a special person - I adore the medallion stamp - it makes such a special card, and I love the way you've added the hearts. It's beautiful!

  27. Beautiful card. Love your combination of colours and the medallion stamp as a background. Sorry to hear your sad news though. x

  28. A lovely card for a sad occasion, I'm sure it'll be gratefully recieved x

  29. a beautiful card but for such a sad occasion sending you hugs x x


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