I think that most card makers would agree that there is 2 types of cards that we don’t have an easy time making. Those 2 being Masculine and Sympathy cards.
Well today I was requested by a friend to make a sympathy card for her Son and his Girlfriend. She has just lost her beloved Grandmother. So I set about finding an image that I thought would be suitable and a colour combination that I thought would work.
I remember the colour combination that Color Throwdown has at the moment and then I looked at one of my favourite card sketch blogs and I liked the sketch that was being used at the moment.
Color Throwdown #495 and Case this Sketch #274
and this is my interpretation of this combo
This bird image is from the Australian Simply Cards magazine Issue 117. It is actually a layering stamp and this was my first time using such a set and I have to say I had a lot of fun with it. I gold heat embossed the sympathy sentiment its very subtle but I like it.
I would like to thank you for stopping by my project and blog today. And as always I would like to leave you with this thought:
Decide where you are going to put your energy today.
Have a Happy Thoughtful Crafty Kind of Day,
Hello Everyone, the card I am bringing you today is a type of card that I do not like making but then again who does? This is a type of card that we don’t like making but unfortunately this event does happen in our lives or that of our friends.
When I was thinking about making this card I wanted to make something that had some happy colours. The reason behind this is that so many of the funerals that I have attended have been a celebration of the persons life. And many of these people lived a colourful and full life – like my beautiful Mum who passed away earlier this year.
Anywho onto the card creation:
I am really happy with how it turned out. It’s colourful but also simple. For this card I used my Distress Inks in Fired Brick, Wild Honey and Worn Lipstick to colour over the Tim Holtz Scribbles Stencil. The With Sympathy sentiment comes from a collection by the Cardmaking and Papercraft Magazine from the UK.
Thanks for stopping by and looking at my creation. And now I would like to leave you with a thought before you leave:
Thanks Mum and Dad, I miss you both quite often.
Challenges to Enter
Time Out Challenge #95 Theme with Optional Twist – Sympathy Card with Distressing