Thursday, August 8, 2013

Sympathy card

Hi everyone!

I don't know about you, but sympathy cards have to be the most difficult for me to make.  Obviously it's not a fun card to make, so, when I have to send one out I like to make another to replace it right away.  That way I'm not trying to make one in the moment if that makes sense.

Unfortunately and unexpectedly I needed to mail one of these out so I needed to replace it.  I always get stuck and run into a creative road block when it comes to sympathy cards.  So I usually like to start with a sketch to get things moving.

I used the sketch from this weeks challenge at Die Cuttin Divas:

and here's my card:

The pattern papers come from a Recollections stack called Garden Florals.  I used slate cardstock for the base and the mats for the pattern paper.  

I used the heart from Damask Decor, button 47 sized at 3".  I added some satin ribbon and a couple of Prima crystals.  

Both the front sentiment and inside sentiment come from a Stampendous set called Sincere Sentiments.

I love the colors and as difficult as they are to make, I like how it turned out.  

Have a great day!!

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  1. This card is lovely. Very pretty. Thanks for joining in at DCD

  2. So pretty, thanks for playing along with us at DCD!!

  3. THis is beautiful. Love the colors. Thanks for joining us this week at DCD.
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