Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Simple Sympathy

Welcome - I am back a bit sooner this time.

I have had to make some sympathy cards this week, and I was running low on inspiration, combined with a couple of stamping errors, when I saw a card made by Lovely Linda on Facebook.  I am hoping she may blog it soon.

This is my CASE (copy and share everything) of her card.


My colour scheme was grey rather than brown, my embossing was a Provocraft folder, and I used two stamps as well as ribbon.


I stamped both the cross (a new release from Inspired Stamps) and the sentiment before embossing the card.


I made two layers of a very pale, silver edged, mauve organza ribbon and then tied a bow and added a pearl!

Quick and easy and done in about thirty minutes!!  Thanks for the inspiration Linda.

I am linking this to:

Thanks for visiting - may your day be blessed.

Recipe:
Ink:Cobblestone by Vivid
Card Stock - white
Stamps: Cross by Inspired Stamps Inspired Backgrounds, Sentiment by Kiwistamping
Accessories: Ribbon, pearl, Ironworks embossing folder

11 comments:

  1. Wow it is so elegant and appropriate for the occasion, well done

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  2. Wow Maxine - I love this - love the embossing and the great image and sentiment - a perfect Sympathy card my friend! I am honoured you have cased me and will be blogging my card this weekend! <3!

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  3. Sympathy cards are so hard for me to make. Yours is gorgeous and elegant! Thank you so much for joining us at Lawnscaping.

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  4. This is a Lovely sympathy card, Maxine! Love the embossed background and those Inspired Stamps image! Have a lovely day! {hugs}

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  5. So pretty. I love this technique. Thank you for joining our challenge at Sweet Stamps this week!

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  6. wow, what a pretty card!! It's always difficult to make sympathy cards, but this is a great one!!
    Thanks for playing with us at Lawnscaping
    xx Tamara

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  7. Beautiful card, love the simplicity of it and the ribbon adds a great touch. Thanks for joining the Dig Out The Old Challenge at Top Tip Tuesday.

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  8. So pretty and elegant! Thanks for joining us at Use it Tuesday!

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  9. A beautiful sympathy card that is sure to bring comfort to the recipient. Thanks so much for playing with us at Lawnscaping!

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  10. This is so elegant! Sympathy cards are so difficult to make, but this is beautiful!

    Hugs
    Gunn

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Thank you for taking the time to comment - it is very much appreciated and your comments are treasured. Maxine D