Saturday, November 15, 2014

Sympathy Cards

Hello Everyone,
Just wanted to pop in and say hello and post  a few ideas for sympathy cards.  I know that sometimes they can be hard to make.  I like to use soft colors and natural elements...like flowers or butterflies.  I made these for a card order.

Card #1

Two embossing folders were used for this card.  I applied Distress ink to the bird and then layered.


Card #2


The background is a DP from K & Company; the stamp is from Hero Arts.



Challenges for my Sympathy cards:
Brown Sugar: anything goes
Jo's Scrap Shack: anything goes
Just add Ink: just add texture
Sister Act: anything goes


I hope that gives you a few ideas for making sympathy cards.  I will be back on Monday with a new challenge with Love to Scrap with a Thanksgiving card.  See you then and have  great weekend.  Love ya
Karen

10 comments:

  1. Beautiful on both inspite the occasion of it... Very lovely...Thanks for joining Brown Sugar Challenge!

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  2. Hi Karen. These are lovely ideas for sympathy cards! I agree, they are often so difficult to do.
    Dot x

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  3. These are both beautiful cards and I love your use of the embossing folders to add texture. Thanks for joining us at Just Add Ink :)

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  4. Sympathy cards are even more difficult than male cards! Love the soft colours you chose, very subtle and elegant.

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  5. Your cards are beautiful, Karen. I especially like the first one; love the texture and the inking. Thanks for playing along with us at Just Add Ink this week!

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  6. A very nicely thought 'Sympathy' cards.. Thank you Karen for sharing your lovelcard with us at Brown Sugar Challenge this week.
    Kind regards,
    Gloria
    DT member BSCB

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  7. They are both lovely sympathy cards Karen. I found the simplicity of the first quite striking - and the texture adds just the right amount of detail. Thanks for joining us at Just Add Ink this week.

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  8. What lovely, elegant cards. The bird on the first one is fabulous. Your combination of embossing and inking is great! Thanks for playing along with us at Just Add Ink.

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