Sunday, October 19, 2008

The death of an eyelet setter.....

It is a sad moment at okie's house......my eyelet setter died last night.

There I was making a few cards and thought I would use eyelets. I grabbed my ever faithful eyelet setter and went about to punching the holes. I got two done and then all the sudden.....IT DIDN'T POP! The setter I have is a spring loaded type gadget.

I tried to do CPR but it just didn't respond. I then tried open heart surgery *okie was quite impressed with the genius simplistic design of the setter* and that didn't work. I would have tried organ transplant but a compatible donor could not be found.

Afterward I did an autopsy to try and find the cause of death. But alas, since I know nothing about eyelet setters I still wasn't able to find the cause. So the poor little eyelet setter sits on my desk not breathing, not working...not moving. I have been able to pull myself together and write an obituary.

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ADA — Services for Eyelet Setter, Ada, are noon Sunday at okie's craft room. Burial follows at okie's craft trash can. Eyelet Setter died Oct. 18, 2008, at okie's craft table. Date of actual birth unknown but Setter came to live with okie in February 2008. She attended crops in Ada, OK and OKC, OK. She worked for okieladybug for 8 wonderful months and had perfect attendance. Setter did have a good sense of humor and would often hide from okie during crafting projects but she would always show herself and go straight to work. Survivors include her faithful companions, large hole punch head, medium hole punch head, small hole punch head, large setter head, medium setter head, small setter head and self healing mat. Ms. Setter will be greatly missed by all that knew her. Bearers will be Circut, Purple Cows Ultimate Cutter, Bic Mark It's, Fiskar Scissors, Sunlight Lamp, and Plaid Essentials Spinner. Honorary bearers will be K & Co., Basic Grey, SEI, Cuttlebug, Prism paper and DCWV. Family has asked that in lieu of flowers please donate to your favorite local scrapbook store. Condolences may be expressed to the family at Okieladybug's Crafts N' More.

19 comments:

  1. Awwwww, Okie, you just crack me up!!
    Thanks for the laugh! Good luck finding a suitable replacement - Ada was such a hard worker! : )

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  2. Okie, so funny. I think you went over the edge!! LOL

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  3. oh okie!! You are a riot!! I love how you talk about yourself in the third party! I meant to tell you-you are so right about the heat embossing-thanks for blogging about it-it kinda made me want one to see what you were talking about! And so now I know-and love it by the way!! : ) Thanks for everything you do! I have been given an award by a dear blogger-and as I understan you then send to 6 more peoplek, well I don't know about 6-but I would sure like to forward it to you!! Please see my blog. ThankS!!

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  4. oops- now it is there-obviously this is all new to me, and I had a hard time figuring out how to get it all on the blog-it is there now- thanks again!!! You rock!!

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  5. sniff sniff I am sorry for your loss. Please know I will visit my local scrapbook store in lieu of flowers in honor of Ada. I know she will be missed.

    With Sympathy,
    SallyW

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  6. So sorry - sniff, sniff, sniff

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  7. So sorry to hear of your loss....but I have a silent setter if you want it....you can have it! I know it can never take the place of your old faithful, but it may just fill that lonely void......
    ....Sharon

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  8. Oh so sorry for your loss, but it had a good life and you tried your best to save it :)

    Hope you find a new helper soon!

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  9. You are so funny!!! Loved reading this obit. on the cricut site!!! Very sorry for your loss.

    Michele G.

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  10. ok- you have officially lost your mind. LOL

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  11. Okie, Please accept my sincer condolences on the recent demise of your eyelet setter. I know it's hard to accept the loss but perhaps time (and a trip to the LSS) will help you to deal with your grief.

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  12. Sorry to hear about your dear friend, the eyelet setter. Your friend looks just like a Karen Foster Click It setter I have, except the head of it is blue. Wonder if it would work with all the parts leftover from your old one?? You're welcome to it if it will help you. Sent you a PM on the Cricut MB.I also have an extra Crop a dile & it's yours if you want it instead.

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  13. You nut! Thanks for the laugh! :o)

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  14. I am so sorry for your loss. I've been to my LSS and donated generously in her name. Leslie

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  15. Thanks for the morning chuckle!! Loved this and in fond remberance...check your MAIL.

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  16. Yep, some of my best friends are dead too! Just go to your LSS to pay your condolences. It's all a girl can do.

    With Sympathy,
    Jeane in Sacramento, CA

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  17. Rofl!! That is classic. Thanks for the giggles Okie!

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