Tuesday, April 16, 2013

A Pair of Sympathy Cards

Goodness, how the time is flying by!  Life with these kiddos of mine has been keeping me mighty busy lately.    I am finding time to craft here and there, but not as much time to blog.  So today, I'm giving you a twofer of sympathy cards.  ;-)

First one is easy peasy.  A pale pink card base, a strip of patterned paper, sentiment and a pretty die cut (I did add some Liquid Pearls to it, though).  Done!



This one's not much more complicated, but I stamped my own patterned paper using Stampin' Up! and Anna Griffin, with a Hero Arts sentiment thrown in.



A trio of buttons adorn the bottom corner.  Can you see them?


Oh!  Today I took pictures of my new craft studio in the attic.  It'll take me a few days to get the pictures edited to show you.  Can't wait for you to see it!




Card #1:
Stamps: With Sympathy - Hero Arts
Paper: pale pink cardstock; Flora & Fauna - K & Co.
Ink: Versafine Onyx Black - Tsukineko
Other: Flower die cut - Que Sera Sera - K & Co.; White Opal Liquid Pearls - Ranger
Dimensions: 4.25" x 5.5"

Card #2:

Stamps: Old French Script - SU; tulip, corners - Anna Griffin; With Sympathy - Hero Arts
Paper: Basic Black, Crumb Cake - SU; white - PTI
Ink: Crumb Cake - SU; Versafine Onyx Black - Tsukineko
Fibers: white twine - SU
Other: buttons
Dimensions: 4.25" x 5.5"

17 comments:

Kirsty Vittetoe said...

Beautiful cards!!!!

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

You are amazing... these are gorgeous!!!

Hussena said...

Beautiful cards Collen i just love the design and the diecut you have used on the first one ..just gorgeous !!!

Sophie said...

Guten Morgen, Colleen,
beide Karten sind sehr schön geworden.
Die Trauerkarte ist dir gut gelungen.

Liebe Grüße xx

Reusing with Quilling said...

Wow ! Beautiful cards!

Jessi Fogan said...

These are both stunning - that sentiment's font is perfectly elegant. And I love the soft & simple feel to both of them :)

Janny said...

Wow what a beautiful colors and lovely stemps. Greetings Janny

Paper Creations by Shirley said...

Two beautiful & elegant Sympathy cards. I love the soft colours on the first. Have a great day, Shirleyx

Benzi said...

Gorgeous paper and die cut on the first card and a wonderful background on the last. The flower is gorgeous. Yes, I see that trio of buttons...very pretty.

Can't wait to see the craft room.

Annette said...

both cards are gorgeous..

Emily Keaton said...

Both of these are so lovely, Colleen! Perfect sympathy cards. Thanks so much for the sweet comment you left me this morning. I have been thinking of you frequently as well, but I seem to have an ever-present shortage of time. I look forward to a chance to catch up with you sometime soon, too!!

Lisa said...

These are both just beautiful Colleen, soft and gentle. Can't wait to see the new studio!!

Bonnie said...

Simple but elegantly beautiful! Busy times!

Charlene said...

These are gorgeous!!!

~Tammy~ said...

Stunning! Perfect sympathy cards! I struggle with these as I don't like to make them. Yours is the right amount of elegance and thoughtfulness!

Maria said...

Lovely sympathy cards...so soft and pretty!!!

Jennifer said...

Love them both, especially the last one. Very elegant indeed. Can't wait to see your craft room!

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