Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Simple Sympathy

Welcome

I was asked to make some sympathy cards, and this is one of them.


The central panel is a digi from McMahonfive Designs called Honeysuckle that I have had printed off for years, and came across in my folder recently. 


 I coloured the flowers with Prismacolor pencils and the added WoS.


The sentiment from Our Daily Bread Designs was stamped and gold embossed in the blank area, and the panel then mounted over some pink sateen adhesive ribbon and paper from the TrimCraft pad Botanical Notes.
The finishing touches were some green flatback pearls.

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22 comments:

Suchi said...

Love the sympathy card, the middle panel is beautfiul! :)
Suchi xx

suzARTe said...

Such an elegant sympathy card, really lovely details.Thanks so much for sharing your creation at
Anything goes March link-up, Just keep on creating
Susan xx

Gerrina said...

Simple, but so effective! The colouring is beautiful! Gerrina x

Pamellia Johnson said...

Beautiful Maxine, and very tactful for a sad occasion. hugs :)

aussie aNNie said...

Lovely and inspiring creation...just loving the colours too...
Won't be around until after the weekend, having a few days away...
 {aNNie}

My name is Erika. said...

Sympathy cards are so hard for me to make because I always want to pick an image that is beautiful but not too wild or cheerful. Love your choice though-it is perfect. Thanks for posting it to TIOT. :)

froebelsternchen Susi said...

What a beautiful symphathy card - wonderful !
I love your cards! Always a pleasure to see!
oxo
Susi

JD/ Jill said...

Beautiful card! I need to make one of these right now. Not my favorite card to make...but I know that they bring comfort, and I'm sure that this one will.

MiamiKel said...

Maxine, this is beautiful my friend. I love the big satin ribbon, it gives your card a great added dimension. These are the hardest cards to make but this one would surely bring peace and serenity. Hugs! ♥

Dawn Turley said...

beautiful card Maxine

Jeanette (Forest Ranger) said...

Very pretty, Maxine!

Princess Judy Palmer said...

Very delicate and soft--perfect for a sympathy card.

froebelsternchen Susi said...

Oh Maxine --- I am here once more !
Thank you for joining TioT's! oxo Susi

Team Clark said...

Simple but very beautiful, Maxine!

Lovely Linda said...

This is lovely Maxine and perfect for a sympathy card - such lovely soft and soothing colours. LOVE ODBD sentiments! {{{hugs}}}

Olga Fink said...

So beautiful! And elegant!
Xoxo Olga

Nana said...

Beautiful card. Thanks for linking up over at 2 Creative Chicks

Have a creative day.
Nana
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Shilpa Nagaonkar said...

Beautiful card , thanks for joining us at Artistic stamper this month.

Karen C said...

So glad you came Through ‘The Craft Room Door’ to play! Can't wait to see more of your talent!
Hugs,
Karen C

Sari / Granne said...

Very beautiful and calm card, with lovely colors. Thank you for joining Oddball Art "Things we said today" -challenge, hope to see again soon.

Craftdee said...

Thanks for sharing your lovely work in Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge Hope to see you again soon, Donna ☺

Vixykins said...

Beautiful x
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