Mojo Sympathy

Hello friends.. I am back with a card using Julee's latest Mojo Monday #160. It is with a heavy heart that I sat down to make this sympathy card and finally to write up this post. A friend of mine just tragically lost her 5-year-old son, and this is the card that I made for her. I am deeply saddened for the family's loss. They are all in our thoughts and prayers.


I pulled out an older Papertrey Ink set that I had not inked up yet, With Sympathy. I stamped the sentiment, cut it out with a Spellbinders Long Rectangle Nestability die, then I added some light sponging while it was still in the die. The small partial frame on the left side is cut out of Simply Chartreuse felt with the Mat Stack 4 die. I added some silk ribbon, stitching and ivory pearls from Pizzazz Aplenty.

Here's a detail shot of the sentiment:


Thanks so much for stopping by. I hope you are having a wonderful weekend and make sure to give your loved ones some extra hugs.. I know that I will.

Supplies ~
Stamps: With Sympathy (Papertrey Ink)
Paper: Hollywood Vogue (Websters Pages), Rustic White (Papertrey Ink)
Ink: Versafine Onyx Black, Memento New Sprout (Tsukineko)
Accessories: Long Rectangle Nestabilities (Spellbinders), Mat Stack 4 die, Medium Scalloped Border die, Simply Chartreuse felt (Papertrey Ink); 3 and 4 mm ivory pearls (Pizazz Aplenty), Large pearls (Queen & Co), Silk ribbon (May Arts), Foam tape, Thread, Sewing machine.

9 comments:

  1. Oh, Steph, I can't imagine what that family is going through. This is a beautiful card. My thoughts and prayers go out to them....

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  2. Oh my goodness, Stephanie, what a beautiful card. The sentiment is lovely. How tragic it must be to lose a child, especially one this young. I'll remember this family in my prayers, and pray that the Lord will give them the strength to get through this difficult time.
    ~Judy~

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  3. A beautiful & appropriate card to show you care for someone who has gone through the worst nightmare imaginable. I feel for your friends' loss. Not an easy card to make and you've put a lot of heart & thought into it. Px

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  4. Such a pretty and elegant card.

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  5. WOW Stephanie! Such an elegant card! You surely showcase those Verve stamps like no other!

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  6. Stephanie, I'm so sorry to hear about your friends son!!! My thoughts and prayers are with the family as well!!! I know this gorgeous card will put a smile on your friends face for sure!!! Big hugs to you ~S~

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  7. Oh my goodness. That is horrible. I can't imagine losing my son. This is a very sweet card that is sure to brighten her day as much as possible. You are a very sweet friend.

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  8. Its a beautiful card, I'm so sorry for its purpose. I can't even begin to imagine...
    Definitely extra snuggles for my guys tonight.

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  9. Beautiful card. I am so sorry for your friend. Prayers and hugs to you and them.

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