With Sympathy

Hello everyone! It's finally Friday... I am back with a couple of cards for the Anni-VERVE-sary sketch challenge. I used sketch AVS2010B for both of my cards.

This was a sad week for our family as my mom lost her oldest sister. Farewell, Auntie Fran.. may you rest in peace... I didn't have any sympathy cards on hand, so I decided to whip a couple of them up. I used Verve's Forever in Our Hearts on both of these cards.


I used papers from the Kaisercraft Lush collection once again. These colors may not be typical "sympathy" card colors, but I liked the soothing floral patterns. The cards are simple sentiment cards. I finished them off with some pearls, a Prima flower and some stitching. The sentiments are cut using a Spellbinders Long Rectangle Nestabilities die. I sponged the center with Versamagic Wheat before removing the cardstock from the die, then I stamped the sentiment.


Thanks so much for stopping by! I hope you have a wonderful weekend.

Supplies ~
Stamps: Forever in Our Hearts (Verve)
Paper: Lush 6" paper pad (Kaisercraft), Smokey Shadow, Vintage Cream (Papertrey Ink)
Ink: Versafine Onyx Black, Versamagic Wheat (Tsukineko)
Accessories: Long Rectange and Scalloped Long Rectangle Nestabilities (Spellbinders), D'vine Swirl embossing folder (Provo Craft), Round-It-All (Zutter), Flowers (Prima), Pearls (Zva Creative and Prima), Silk ribbon, Foam tape, Thread, Sewing machine.

8 comments:

  1. So Pretty Stephanie!!
    I have get this lovely DP.You rocked this sketch!

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  2. Sorry for your loss... Very pretty card with a beautiful flower to top it all off... TFS Stephanie :)

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  3. Beautiful cards. Love the rich papers and the stitching.

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  4. I am sorry for your loss Stephanie - I will keep you & your family in my thoughts & prayers. This card is very pretty & sure to bring comfort to your Mom :)

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  5. Stephanie, my thoughts and prayers are with your family!!! Your card is so beautiful and I really like the sentiment!!! Big hugs to you ~S~

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  6. Beautiful, Stephanie! Such a gorgeous use of those papers!

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  7. BEAUTIFUL!! Love the elegant papers and those awesome flowers!

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  8. Such a lovely card. Your family will love them.

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