Ali Edwards Capture life. Create art.

May 19, 2011

Free Digital Word Art | Love In Action

I received a request a couple week’s ago from a woman in Alabama who has been living through the recent tornado devastation. She’s doing Project Life and wondered if I had any hand-drawn packages that included words related to disaster and devastation. I didn’t.

I emailed her back and asked her if she had a list of words she’d like to see. This set is a compilation of her list and a couple I added. I loved that her list included both words of loss and hope.

I’m offering this set for free in the hopes that it will encourage more people to tell their own real life stories.

Download Love In Action here.

Comments

  • 51.
    heidi said…

    The timing of this kit is perfect, but for a different reason. My son’s baptism is next weekend and we have selected Phillippians 4:13 as his life verse. Thank you!

  • 52.
    DanaN said…

    Thank you Ali! You are so generous.

  • 53.
    Leanne in CA said…

    Thanks so much for sharing this!

  • 54.
    Kelly H said…

    Thank you so much Ali, this is so kind of you!

  • 55.
    Adrith said…

    Thank you so much for this, Ali. I am a distance ed student, but my graduate program is in Tuscaloosa, and it’s been a difficult few weeks for everyone (everyone in my program is safe, but some lost their homes, and a number of the people in the greater campus community didn’t make it).

    So thank you. These will go to good use in my PL.

  • 56.
    dawn said…

    Ali, this is so sweet and generous of you. I think you did a great job on creating a little bit of everything here. Thanks so much for thinking of everyone.

  • 57.
    Wendy O. said…

    This is just beautiful. Thank you Ali!

  • 58.
    Ronnie Crowley said…

    thank you for blessing so many with this.

  • 59.
    Vicki said…

    Thanks, Ali.

  • 60.
    barb in Edmonton said…

    I agree with all the others — this is wonderfully generous and so appropriate. Here in Alberta, we’ve just had a town struck by forest fire and the word that keeps coming up over and over is devastation! But the other words that are popping up are rebuild, volunteer, community, and this is what will get us through. You’ve captured these beautifully.

  • 61.
    Michelle D. said…

    How kind of you, Ali. Thank you so much. My kids experienced their first real tornado drill yesterday at school, and I was at home with the same drill doing on. Really scary. We are all ok. Thanks for your attention to your readers and your heart for healing through scrapbooking.

  • 62.
    Sylvia said…

    Thanks so much for being so generous and for this wonderful gift, Ali!

  • 63.
    Jenell said…

    Thanks, Ali. That was very thoughtful!

  • 64.
    Dori said…

    So sweet of you, Ali. Many thanks.

  • 65.
    Carmel Keane said…

    Thanks Ali – I will be incorportatin these in my Project Life attached to images of my nephew and his fiance helping with the recovery after the devastating Earthquake in Christchurch, New Zealand last February. We are so looking fiorward to their wedding in two weeks time!

  • 66.
    scrappysue said…

    Thank you so much Ali for your kindness. Big ((hugs)) to all those dealing with the bad stuff right now.

  • 67.
    scrapper al said…

    Thank you Ali!

  • 68.
    Wendy T. said…

    thanks so much, ali!

  • 69.
    Kerry said…

    What a lovely thing to do Ali hopefully it will lead to people being able to tell their stories xx

  • 70.
    eni said…

    Simply sending a big
    ‘thank you, Ali!’

  • 71.
    Angie Martin Hall said…

    Thank you, Ali.

  • 72.
    Lindsay Bateman said…

    wow…that is such a beautiful set of brushes. so meaningful. i am from alberta, canada and a town that is about 3 hours from where i love was devastated by a wildfire on sunday. 100′s of people lost their home to the fire and about 1/3 of the town completely burned. there is no more town hall, library, car dealership, radio station, etc….it is BEYOND awful and looks like a war zone. The fire is still burning out of control. It is just so unreal how these things happen and then you see or come across something that is just so fitting for the situation. :)

  • 73.
    Jane said…

    Many thanks Ali. Sometimes recording the negative in our lives is as important as the upbeat and positive – finding titles for such layouts is now a little easier!

  • 74.
    annette said…

    Ali,

    You are so thoughtful and selfless. Thank you!!!!!

  • 75.
    Sarah said…

    thank you so much. i just(yesterday) watched my 26 year old baby sister go through surgery for colon cancer. i have been so in awe of her strength and faith through this whole ordeal. i took a picture of her right after and planned to scrapbook my feelings. many of these words will be just right. i know this little thing you’ve done will help people in all sorts of trials tell their story…or someone elses.

  • 76.
    Carolyn HP said…

    Oh Ali, you never cease to amaze me… thank you for your kindness, your heart and for being so generous. Your work and approach to life is just so inspiring. Thanks for being you :)

  • 77.
    mary said…

    thank you! I especially love the scripture you included.

  • 78.
    Jeannette said…

    thanks so much Ali, this is really generous of you!

  • 79.
    libbywilko said…

    Thank you for sharing this… I’ll be using these for documenting our flooding in January here in Brisbane.

    Always appreciate your work and generous spirit.
    Elizabeth

  • 80.
    francine said…

    How kind and generous of you. God bless!

  • 81.
    carlajinar said…

    thanks ali wonderful as always

  • 82.
    Autumn said…

    Thanks, Ali! Love it.

    There are so many wondering things happening down south despite the recent devastation. It is amazing to see people come together in times of need. And as a teacher, I love the fact that seniors in Georgia were able to have prom thanks to the generous donations of prom dresses, shoes, etc from people all over the country. It warms my heart to know that there is so much love out there. And that we are all in this together — helping one another heal and move forward. Thanks for your generosity and inspiration.

    You are one amazing person. And thanks for stopping by my blog to check in. It means a lot — especially when I’m having a difficult momma moment.

  • 83.
    Mojca said…

    wonderful thing to do, thanks for sharing.

  • 84.
    Cheryl said…

    Thank you, Ali, for being kind, thoughtful and generous as always. These stories need to be told. God bless x

  • 85.
    Narelle said…

    Thank you Ali, this is so generous.

  • 86.

    Thank you so much for this beautiful post. I want to let you know that a link to this post will be placed on Freebies Storage :)

  • 87.
    Corinne L said…

    Thanks Ali. Being from Christchurch, NZ, I can make good use of these. What a crazy time this world is going through at the moment.

  • 88.
    ava-j said…

    thank you for your thoughtfulness and generosity! :)

  • 89.
    Sarah said…

    How thoughtful. You ARE amazing!

  • 90.
    Jenny said…

    Thank you for the words. I’ll be using these for our house fire, but that is small compared to the tornado and flood devastation.

  • 91.
    Kim Heggins said…

    This is so nice…what a great collection of words.

  • 92.
    Deirdre said…

    sad but lovely, thank you.

  • 93.
    Cheryl said…

    What a nice thing to do. Thank you.

  • 94.
    amber b said…

    So wonderful that you have put together a set of words like this – I think that being able to document/talk about/express what has happened is such a vital part of the healing process!!

  • 95.
    Cheryl M said…

    Thanks Ali and how very nice of you to create this for her and us as well. I took several photos of our dark stormy skies a couple days ago and these will be great for my layout.

  • 96.
    Gabi said…

    Thank you, Ali! I’m thinking of all the people who have to go through tough times right now.

  • 97.
    Donna said…

    Thank you. The digital community is filled with wonderful people like yourself.

  • 98.
    Kristi said…

    Thanks so much for this! What a wonderful tool to use to document our stories. Thanks!

  • 99.
    ShellyP said…

    Reading all of the comments made me realize how much scrapbooking brings people together as a community. And how reaching out and helping others with their prayers and kind words and deeds can be a comfort to others in need. I am proud to be a part of this scrapbooking community. In the world we live in today with so much pain and suffering and sad stories that we hear, it lifts my spirits to know there are so many of us women that do care and do offer their support. Thanks Ali for bringing so many of us together.

  • 100.
    yanina said…

    Thanks Ali!

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