Wednesday, March 9, 2011


Yes - another congratulations card! Yippee - so much good stuff going around!  I actually made this card the night before I left for vacation - I made TWO of them for the same occasion for two different people.

I have TWO friends being inducted into the CT Softball Hall of Fame this coming Sunday!!!

First is Carol Frattaroli.  Carol and I became friends when we played on the same slowpitch softball team after I graduated college.  Carol was an OUTSTANDING high school and college (UMASS) player. What an awesome shortstop and hitter.  I never saw her play fastpitch, but I can just imagine what she was like, seeing that I was next to her at 3rd base during our slowpitch games.

The other inductee is Vicki White.  Vicki was a terrific high school pitcher, but I know Vicki from college (SHU).  The year I graduated, she came in as a freshman pitcher and really guided the team for four years. Vicki became the pitching coach at Sacred Heart University after graduation and is still there.

So congratulations to my two friends Carol and Vicki for this well deserved recognition!!!

Thanks for your visit!


jimlynn said...

Wonderful "congrats" cards Maria! Love that color combo.
Hope you're having a good time on your week of fun!

Naturally Me Creations said...

Ooh, this is a beautiful card! I love the swirls and the design in the centre...and the blue. :D

Yay for your friends! :)

Kathy and Lucky said...

What a pretty card and how wonderful for all your friends, fun cards to make and they are very elegant with that embossing, love that one.

Anne Marie said...

Hooray for good stuff! It's always so fun to make cards for happy occasions. This is so pretty! The embossing folder and the bling are perfect accents for the clean design! I'm sure they are going to love these cards! :)

Monica said...

Such an unusual card that... never seen anything like that. Love the purple nestie with it's swirly design.

xxx Monica

Cheryl said...

Wonderful cards! I love the clean design and great colors.

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