And what does the Lord require of you but to do justly, and to love kindness
and mercy, and to humble yourself and walk humbly with your God? (Micah 6:8)

Saturday, August 13, 2011

A Tribute to Casey

Welcome back to Golden Inkspirations!  I must admit that my husband and I were devastated this past week when Casey, our beautiful golden, the inspiration for this blog and whose picture is on my blog banner, passed away suddenly due to complications from cancer.  This blog post is dedicated to Casey.  He will be missed so much and his passing has already left a void in our lives.

Just look at this little fur ball!
He was the most adorable puppy ever!

Here is Casey in our favorite season...             

Casey loved frolicking in the snow!

And of course we all loved 
the beach!                         

We will miss you, CASEY!

My Sweet Stop sample for this week is a tribute to Casey! 


This is what I did this week with the sketch above.

Creative Nugget:  I just love this adorable digi image from Whimsy Stamps and thought it would make a cute tribute to our Casey.  The image was colored with copic markers and cut with a square Nestability.  The red DP layer was embossed with the brick wall embossing folder by Sizzix.  This was then layered on some Max and Whiskers DP.  This Basic Grey DP is just perfect for pet cards.  A JustRite stamper with the Brayton Font was used for the lettering on the doghouse and on the sentiment.  A punched border, gingham ribbon, and a paper flower finish the card...I hope you like it!  Check in at The Sweet Stop and see what the other Sugar Babies have done with the won't be disappointed!

The Sugar Babies

Thanks for stopping by...Have a wonderful weekend! 

Card Recipe
Stamps: In the Doghouse Digi (Whimsy Stamps), Brayton Font (JustRite Stampers)
Ink: Tuxedo Black (Memento), Walnut Stain and Antique Linen Distress Inks (Ranger)
Paper: Couture Card Stock, True Black, Craft (PTI), Max and Whiskers DP (Basic Grey)
Accessories: Square Nestabilities, Carnation Creations Die (Spellbinders), Border Punch (Fiskars), Brick Wall Embossing Folder (Sizzix), Gingham Ribbon (Really Reasonable Ribbon), Kaiser Pearls, Brad (Gina K),  Scallop Scissors (SU!), Copic Markers YR21, YR24, R02, R05, R08, R20, R22, E35, E37, E40, E42, YG95, YG93, YG21, BG0000, BG72, W3, W5, W7, W9


Shannon White said...

Oh Miss Cathy this is such A Wonderful tribute to your Sweet Casey.. You can see all the love that you have put into it.. I am so sorry to hear of his passing. It's So hard to loose our four legged family members. Sending Big hugs and Prayers to you and your family.

Big Huge Hugs

Kim O'Connell said...

Oh, goodness! I got all choked up reading your blog post. I am so sorry for your loss of your beautiful Casey. So sad for you and your family. You card is a wonderful tribute to your beloved furry friend.

Monika/Buzsy said...

Cathy, sorry for your loss again! What a fabulous tribute to Casey. That image is sweet and you colored it with perfection!

Jennipher said...

So sorry for your loss Cathy. Truly a darling card. Blessings.

Janice M said...

So sorry for the loss of your beloved Casey. Pets are such a big part of the family. Great tribute card in his memory.

Julia Aston said...

What a sweet card for Casey, Cathy - So sorry for your loss - pets give us so much love it is a great void when they are gone - but it's still worth having them in our lives for sure!

Jan Marie said...

Oh. . .you and your husband are in my prayers. May the Lord comfort you during this time as you mourn the loss of your sweet Casey. . .some day there will be no sorrow, pain, death, tears and someday all of creation will be renewed thanks to our Lord Jesus Christ! But. . for now we have tears and heartache. . may the Lord draw you close during this time. Your card is a sweet, sweet tribute to a loyal friend and gift from the Lord!

LeAnne said...

Oh Cathy, I am so sorry to hear about your precious dog! I am praying that God brings you some comfort. Your card is so special...and I am sure Casey was too.

kelly said...

So sorry to hear about your gorgeous doggy Casey, sometimes people don't realise how much pets are a part of your life. They are a member of the family and it so sad when you lose them. My thoughts are with you.
Kelly xx

Shelby Goolsby said...

Cathy I am so sorry about your loss. Casey was just beautiful and a very blessed dog to be a part of your family. Your card is such a beautiful tribute and I think it is one of my favorites that you have done. Sending you lots of hugs!! Shelby

Robin Kirkpatrick said...

So very sorry to read about your sudden loss. Casey was a beautiful dog. Your card is a lovely tribute to him. We just went through exactly the same thing with our 7 year old cat and we, too, are devastated. You are in my thoughts.

Michelle Single said...

I'm so proud of you to be able to put this together as much as it must have hurt to do so. I'm not sure I could have if I lost one of my two. My thoughts are with you. I hope you have recovered by now!