Thursday, August 11, 2016

Natural Sympathy

Welcome

I know I have not been around a lot of late, I have missed blogging but there has been a lot going on IRL, as well as some computer issues, i.e. an external hard drive not co-operating.


This card was made using a gray card base, and a layer of a blue shiny card


(I'm not sure what happened here to give such a deep blue background...)

with a S/B die cut of Cat tails.  I took then as being wheat heads, and coloured them accordingly.


The sentiment was clear embossed over versamark ink.


The final detail was this beautiful sparkling ric rac over some washi tape.

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(Die used was S/B Cat tails)

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22 comments:

Jeanette (Forest Ranger) said...

Maxine, this card is so pretty! Such nice touches with the bit of sparkle and shine!

Ema M said...

Thank you so much for joining us at Inspiration Destination Challenge Blog for our weekly anything goes challenge. Good luck and I look forward to seeing you again.
Regards,
Ema

Darlene said...

Oh so pretty Maxine! Thanks so much for joining us at The Sisterhood’s ‘CLOSE TO NATURE’ challenge and please come back again soon!
Darlene
one of the 'Sistahs'
The Sisterhood of Crafters
DAR’S CRAFTY CREATIONS Please come for a visit!

Mac Mable said...

Gorgeous colourway and loving the pop of yellow against the background. Such pretty ric rac design at the bottom of the card x Not easy cards to make and yours is beautiful and perfect x

Vickie Y said...

Beautiful card. Thank you for sharing with us at The Sisterhood of Crafters.

Dawn Turley said...

Very elegant Maxine.

aussie aNNie said...

Beautiful creation as always. You have not missed my birthday not until 31st Aug but thanks for the wishes.xx{aNNie}

Suchi said...

Wowwwww Maxine!! This card is sooo sooo beautiful!! LOVE it!! Have a great weekend!

Hetty said...

Beautiful sympathy card, Maxine.
I find that people value handmade cards very much in these situations.
Hope your computer is working well again, I hate it when it doesn't do what I want.

Monica said...

Hi Maxine,

This is a beautiful card and I love the colouring and all the details along like washi tape and ric rac ribbon which match so well. Really elegant!!!

Purvi Gadewar said...

Wow! Stunning card!

Irish Cherokee said...

I sure miss stopping by to see your handy work. Had you not said the wheat sheaves were actually cattails, I would not have known. Excellent! Love the design and composition.

Love, Hugs and Blessings,
Jim

Princess Judy Palmer said...

Very, very nice! Since you colored the cattails like wheat I took them to be wheat. It's art and it's all good!

Rema said...

Awesome card! Thanks for playing along at ATSM.

Elizabeth Hart said...

The shimmer on the card stock is perfect against the die cuts. Thanks so much for joining us this time at the Craft Your Passion Challenge, Elizabeth (DT)

Wendy Nicola Jackson said...

Such an elegant and lovely Sympathy card Maxine. You've done a great job with this. Love the shimmer of the cardstock and the fabulous wheat grass. So perfect for a Sympathy card. Hugs, Wends xoxo

Lovely Linda said...

Tis is so beautiful Maxine - love the die used like this - and the colours are so serene! [{{hugs}}}

JanR said...

Fab card! All the heat embossing looks wonderful! I really like the shiny cardstock too. Thanks for joining us at Little Red Wagon.

Jolanda Breedvelt said...

Beautiful card. Thanks for joining our challenge at Inspiration Destination Good luck!!
Jolanda
(DT member)

Anna said...

Great card! :)
Thanks for joining our challenge at The Paper Shelter.
Good luck and hope to see you again :)
Hugs Anna

Gale said...

Lovely Sympathy card Maxine. Thanks for sharing with us at The Crafty Addicts and we hope to see you again soon. Hugs, Gale DT

Olga Fink said...

Very beautiful Maxine!
Xoxo Olga