Saturday, June 2, 2018

Sympathy Card


I'm always in need of sympathy cards for my stash, and this one was created with a Hero Arts stamp set with the flowers and leaves having been heat-embossed with white. I sponged the elements with Distress inks in Lemonade and Citron, going heavier on the flowers and leaves, and lighter on the background. I dotted the flower centers with a fine brown marker and added a SU! sentiment done with SB petite oval dies.


Thanks for spending a few minutes of your day visiting - now go enjoy the weekend! Mother nature gave us a break with some sunshine today, so it's time to get outdoors and enjoy it!

Carol

13 comments:

Aquarius said...

Lovely delicate effect here and a nice sentiment for the cards we sadly all need from time to time.

jimlynn said...

Beautiful card Carol. The flowers look so pretty stenciled in white and then the darker colors to highlight them. So pretty!
LYnn

Brenda said...

It's so sad that we have to have a stash of sympathy cards, but age seems to do that to us. I love this beautiful sympathy card Carol! It is so summery and I love those flowers. It gives a sense of peace and serene as well which is always perfect for a sympathy card. Hugs, Brenda

Mary Anne / MA54K said...

That is gorgeous! The colors are so soothing.

Daffodil Cards said...

SO VERY Beautiful Carol, love the stamping.
This came in the evening, so have enjoyed a wonderful sunny Summery day. Hope you did.
Faith
x

cotnob said...

Such a pretty card Carol, perfect for a sad occasion.
Pauline - Crafting with Cotnob
x

scrAPpamondo said...

Wow! This backgrounds looks fabulous, I have never thought that it isn't't a Dp! :D Your card is so delicate! Vert well done!

MaryH said...

So pretty! You've done a great sponging job on the background, and I'm loving how you've managed to get such pretty shading on those flowers and leaves. What a good idea to make some of these necessary cards before you have to scramble to make one in a hurry. Hope you're doing ok today. TFS & Hugs (glad you are getting some sunshine today. We did too, and yesterday as well).

aussie aNNie said...

Hero Art stamps are lovely and your card is super fabulous. Love the choices of distressed inks used, beautiful colours.[aussie aNNie blog]

Verna Angerhofer said...

So beautiful and I love the soft colors.

Darnell said...

This is lovely, Carol! I thought you had painted it, which is difficult enough, but I think sponging the colors so distinctly is even more difficult! Well done! Hugs, Darnell

Wendy said...

Sorry i'm late getting around to comment. This weekend was busy and went by much too quickly! Love this card, Carol. Such soft, pretty colors for this sympathy card. Beautiful flowers and a nice sentiment to finish it off. Well done! TFS and I hope you had a nice weekend! Hugs~

Stampin Mindy said...

This is probably one of my favorite techniques. You chose some gorgeous colors to go along with the beautiful stamps. Thank you so much for joining us for Simon Says Stamp Wednesday, Anything Goes Challenge.

♥Mindy