Thanks & gift card holder

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sewgirly's picture
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Thanks & gift card holder

Thanks girls for the prayers. I can't say we are ok but I can say that we are taking some steps towards being ok. Maybe its better this time because we finally just said we have had enough. I guess I feel like I have a little control back over my life for the moment and I need that. DH feels sure that we will be contacted again about Isaiah. We've decided to move on. I think we both feel like we just can't give anymore to this situation and I feel like its a situation where we will never truly "have" him. May not make sense but its such a long drawn out story and complicated. I know in my heart that I am ready to move on and heal from this and that means letting go. I appreciate all your prayers and support. I feel like its consumed who we are for too long and we are no closer to a resolution today than we were when started in July.

So enough of that for now... I decided to do something constructive today and made gift card holders and wanted to share b/c they are super easy and you don't even have to have a cricut to do them. I got the directions from My Pink Stamper's blog. She made them to hold cocoa but I just measured them to hold gift cards instead. They are quick to make. When you pull the ribbon, the card slides out. Here's the ones I made today.

Close up: I hung them on my tree. Smile

When you pull the ribbon

Her blog is http://www.mypinkstamper.com/2009/12/christmas-cricut-cocoa-slider-video.html in case you want to check it out.

TFL!

Joined: 03/16/15
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:bigarmhug:

Those gift card holders are cute!

gaidinsgirl's picture
Joined: 08/28/06
Posts: 2004

those are the best! I love them. I am going to bookmark that to use for birthday gift cards. I don't give many giftcards at Christmas usually.

Yours look so good!

K9Trainer's picture
Joined: 09/25/06
Posts: 4065

You are such an amazingly strong woman Kelly, even though it probably totally doesn't feel like it. I am still praying daily for you. :bigarmhug:

Those holders are awesome!!! I truly love them. How cute and fun! TFS

MommyCB's picture
Joined: 05/04/06
Posts: 7623

:bigarmhug: You are amazing. May God just work in this situation. I'm praying for peace and comfort.

The giftcard holders are so cool....off to check out her blog now.....

coolmama72's picture
Joined: 10/20/01
Posts: 8185

You just keep finding the strength within you, I don't know how you do it. And I hate that you've struggled so much with Isaiah's situation. The whole thing seems unfair. That poor little boy, I can't even imagine how he's approaching it all in his head. Anyhow, still keeping all of you in my prayers.

I totally dig those card holders! How clever!!!!!!!

scrapangel's picture
Joined: 10/05/07
Posts: 807

Good for you for feeling like you are taking back some control. Hugs to you.

And those gift card holders are really cute. I might have to make some of those.

Joined: 09/01/04
Posts: 1436

I subscribe to Pink Stamper but never thought about using those for gift cards! Awesome job!

mommys's picture
Joined: 05/08/06
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You will be in my prayers for quite some time. I hope you find joy this holiday season despite your loss. Hugs!

Thanks for the link, I added it to my favorites. I might not get to it this year, but definately want it for the future.

wiltedrose314's picture
Joined: 07/24/07
Posts: 1500

:bigarmhug: those came out just great!!! i love em!! and

AshnBill's picture
Joined: 11/06/06
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:bighug: I'm glad to hear you're making steps towards being ok. I think about you often.

Those gift card holders are so cute.

tialee's picture
Joined: 10/29/07
Posts: 2779

so cute! I love them:)

slurpeegirl13's picture
Joined: 02/26/07
Posts: 4125

I'm glad things are getting a bit easier for you :bigarmhug: The gift card holders are awesome, I might have to *gasp* try that!