An Unexpected Gift

Peace from Panic

Hi! Today I share a simple flap card design along with tips for achieving a gorgeous stamped image!

My husband Alex and I had a wonderful surprise when we opened a holiday card from a person we don’t even know.

We didn’t expect it to be one of the most meaningful cards we’ve ever received.

It’s from a woman I’ll call Anna. She’s the sister of a man who passed away earlier this year, our friend Sal. I wrote a post about him and the impact he had on our lives. You can read that post here.

A brief background… We met Sal four years ago. He was homeless.

Sal spent most of his days at our business. He’d sit outside in front of our store, reading or drawing in his sketch pad. We often thought of him as the greeter. Our place became somewhat of a refuge for him.

Sal was the first homeless person Alex and I really got to know. He was kind, thoughtful, and…

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