Thursday 30 June 2016

Memorial Award Ballot Box- With Fringe Scissor Flowers

In this journey called life, we are sometimes fortunate to cross paths with what I like to think of are life altering beings. Beings that change us for the better, that leave that imprint on our lives, and make us strive to be better. A better person, a better friend, a better partner, and sometimes for caregivers like myself a better nurse. This project that I'm sharing with you today is extra special in that it represents one of those special beings. This person was a nurse mentor to many. She was one of those people whom left a forever impact on myself, as a person and as a nurse. She left us for her journey to heaven in 2010. It was just over two weeks before loosing my father that we lost her. I will never be able to dissociate the two as it was such a painful time, losing two special people so close together. Anyhow, when I was asked to create a ballot box for her "Memorial Award" I was more than honoured. She will always hold a special place in my heart, and I can only dream that one day I will be as great as she. 

I chose to put a few of my favourite retired Stampin' Up goodies to use for this project. These flowers were a new technique for me. My fringe scissors sped up the process of course! I might just have to create a tutorial for them as they were super fun and easy to make. I can't wait to see this box fill up with ballots containing names of all the amazing nominees whom I am blessed to call my co-workers.

If you are interested in checking out Stampin' Up's super amazing line of products, including the fringe scissors, you can click on the shop icon to your right. It will take you to my online Stampin' Shop which is full great papers like the ones I used on this project.

Thanks for stopping by, and maybe try and take a moment today to reminisce on how someone you know has inspired you to be better. I'm sure there are a few remarkable beings on your list.

Carolynn 💖

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