I know that it is Tuesday and time for another UDI Color Challenge.  This week I used our color palette and create a card with special meaning.

Our colors for this week are:

  • Basic Black
  • Old Olive
  • Always Artichoke
  • Pear Pizzazz
It is with a VERY heavy heart, deep sadness, and real regret that inform you all the my dear friend, colleague, and the very FIRST member of the Stamp-Patty’s group, my friend Ali, has passed.  I was able to spend three afternoons with her this past week and I had no idea the end was that close!  She and I shared many laughs, we of course talked about stamping, the upcoming new catalog, and me helping her sell her retired goods!  You may recall that several weeks ago I held a fundraiser for her and her family.  I was able to raise $500 at that event.

Ali was the mom of 6 awesome children!  I have had the pleasure of being the teacher for 4 out of the 6 so far.  She was married to her best friend, Chris, for almost 25 years.  They were planning a special get away in October for their 25th anniversary.  Words can not express how sad and disappointed I am that such a wonderful, loving, and much needed lady could be taken from us!  May she be always remembered and cherished.  I will be planing another fundraiser soon so that I can help her family with final expenses.  I want to thank all of you for helping to help her and her family.  You are the BEST friends I could ever ask for!
In Loving Memory of Alison Padula – August 17, 1960 – June 4, 2011
I created today’s card for Ali’s husband Chris.  I created it using My Digital Studio.
………..Until toorrow!

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