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« Reply #40 on: May 07, 2014 12:04:11 PM »

Thanks for the love on the Strength and Trust Flags!

I lost my mom to cancer when I was 10 (she was 42). I feel loads of feelings for you alwaysinmyroom and, although it's super-fresh, hope that with each day things get easier.
It doesn't matter what age you are when you lose your mom...it's still a hard blow to take.

I'm extremely happy you love your flags! If they've lightened your load in even the smallest way, I've done my job.
Take care, awesome lady!
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« Reply #41 on: May 07, 2014 10:53:06 PM »

I am sorry for those who have lost their mom. I can't imagine. But I'm not as close to mine as I wish that I were. Sometimes it's hard to connect, we're so different, yet so alike.

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On a cheerier note though... I received from cmarion3 today. These flags are just beautiful. If I do this swap again I will do them more like this, more as they should be I think. The ones that I made ended up being more like little art quilts than ethereal flags. Wink

She "put a bird on it" for me. The first is titled "Sandpiper". You can see him hidden amongst the brush. I just made a TM patch with a little sandpiper on it for myself. This is so perfect for me.



The second flag is titled "Finch". Again, a piece that is beautiful and so perfect for me.



I absolutely adore these flags and intend to hang them on my studio wall for inspiration. Thank you for your hard work and creativity. It is much appreciated.
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« Reply #42 on: May 08, 2014 12:14:17 AM »

Those flags are beautiful! I love the birds and the scenes you chose for the flag cmarion3!  Cheesy


Blair, I agree that it doesn't matter how old you are to loose your mom. Even after all this time I still miss her. We were almost the same age when we lost our mothers. Cancer is such a terrible disease!  Embarrassed

You ladies are the sunshine in my crafting life and I want to thank you for that!  Kiss  Kiss HUGS!
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« Reply #43 on: May 08, 2014 06:13:20 AM »

So glad you love them artsycandice. I love that part of the country and I love birds...great fit. I also love swaps where you receive and item done in a completely different style than your own.....it delights me and opens up possibilities. So, I am really enjoying the mini art quilt/prayer flags. They are beautiful and different that what I would do for myself! Wonderful.

And all the flags that are appearing here give so much joy. And great ideas too.
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« Reply #44 on: May 08, 2014 06:34:08 AM »

Ethereal is the perfect word to describe those flags!

I love the muted colors and the bird images...lovely work.
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« Reply #45 on: May 08, 2014 07:29:24 AM »

Wow! Look at all the awesome flags here!! So much inspiration and beauty in one place, I love it!
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« Reply #46 on: May 08, 2014 12:20:31 PM »

More lovely flags! I'm especially partial to the sandpiper/calm one. I love rough edges!
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« Reply #47 on: May 08, 2014 03:08:56 PM »

Love, love, love the flags.

This is one of my favorite swaps, too. But I don't love it more than dark chocolate....
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« Reply #48 on: May 08, 2014 05:56:53 PM »

"Cmarion3"  Love your flags, the sandpiper one is really neat & the Finch one is very good! They do inspire!

I also lost my parents several years ago with in a 1 1/2 years apart. So I was not doing to good mentally, they were old, my Dad was 89 & had cancer in his kidney so he didn't have long to live, it was in advanced stages. Then my Mom 84, 1 year & a half year latter from my Father, she had a perforated ulcer, which she came out of the surgery ok but had complications. They had lived a good life. I know about the perforated ulcer. I also had that last Sept. I all most Died.

Yes I am sure glad for craftsters' this place has helped me so much & I enjoyed all you creative people on here & also I have learned a lot & have got a lot of great Ideas. Everyone is so supportive & very friendly on Craftster. I want to Thank everyone for getting me through a very rough time!

I pretty sure I'll be sending my flags tomorrow. Just have a little bit & I'll be done. Then I'll pack them up & get them to the post office! Had a great time making these!!
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« Reply #49 on: May 08, 2014 08:44:16 PM »

Thanks for sharing that...it helps to know that others make it through...the crafting and flags are just so inspiring and hopeful to me...I want one with every positive statement I can find! Grin
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