Monday, 14 April 2014

Sympathy in Yellow


Good Morning.  For so many of us, making sympathy card is hard so I like to have some ready to have on hand.  When I saw the challenge at Splitcoast this a.m., I grabbed my stamps and inks and went to work.  
I began by sponging Distress inks in Squeezed Lemonade, Mustard Seed, Scattered Straw and a bit of Wild Honey onto my white card front.  I then took the flower from Unity and stamped it using water to give a bit of a ghosting look.  I then went back and inked my flower stamp with some Wild Honey and stamped off before going onto the yellow.  By doing that, the image is more faint and faded.  I then added some highlights using a white Signo pen.  The sentiment is from Stampin Up and is stamped with black Memento.  I think simple is best when making a sympathy card.

I am adding my card to this challenge:

CAS-ology - #90 WET (water stamping)


Have a good week.  Thanks so much for dropping by.

Supplies:  stamps- Unity, SU/ Distress ink/ Memento bl/ Signo white pen



13 comments:

  1. This is a gorgeous card. I love the subtle look of the flowers. That's a neat technique.

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  2. Absolutely beautiful! Love the techniques you used to make this!

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  3. Wow, Karen! That is stunning! Beautiful stamping

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  4. I love your beautiful sympathie card , love the pretty colours!!

    Greetings
    Maria

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  5. Saw this yesterday and didn't get to comment! I love it, Karen! Fabulous colors and technique! Hugs, sweet friend!!

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  6. Oh how gorgeous! Now that is a lot of gel pen work - wow! It turned out beautifully!

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  7. Wow Karen this is really beautiful, the yellow has such a soft comforting look, a perfect sympathy card!

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  8. I have made note of the techniques used in creating this beautiful card. Thanks.

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  9. I just wanted to let you know that we loved your card and we gave it a shout out on the Paper Crafter's Library Facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/papercrafterslibrary

    Andrea

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  10. Beautiful and just the inspiration I needed... I never have the cards I need when they are most needed... it's hard to make these but good to have! TFS!

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