Monday, 28 July 2014

With Sympathy

Hi everyone. I hope you had a wonderful weekend.

Last night I received a phone call from my best friend to say that her dad had passed away. I will be off to a funeral on Wednesday. Today I retreated to my craft room to make a couple of sympathy cards for her family.

Here is my first card -


 I have used my new SU set here - Serene Silhouettes. To create my background, I inked up an acrylic block, misted it with water and then pressed it to my cardstock. I then used a sponge to smooth out the ink. The sentiment is from the Simply Sketched set by SU.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenge -

Crafting When We Can - Make your own Background


Here is my 2nd card -



Here I have used stamps and dies from Inspired by Stamping. The rose (coloured with Spectrum Noir markers) is from the Elegant Flower set and the dies are Fancy Labels Dies 1

I would like to enter this into the following challenges -

CAS on Sunday - Sympathy
613 Avenue Create - Anything Goes/Use a Sentiment


Thanks so much for looking xx


9 comments:

  1. Such a sad time when you have to make sympathy cards, but you did a great job. I think the single rose is so poignant on the stark white. :)

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  2. I'm so sorry for your loss Kylie - beautiful cards for such a sad time hugs 'n' hearts Mazz x

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  3. gorgeous cards Kylie. I adore the first one, it really is serene and just wonderful inking and masking xx

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  4. The sympathy card is beautiful! Love the background you created. Thank you for sharing with us at Crafting When We Can Challenge.

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  5. Both your cards are so lovely and thoughtful. It's hard to know what to do when someone loses a loved one. The background you created is just lovely. Thanks so much for playing along at Crafting When We Can and good luck! Hugs, Robin

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  6. Two beautiful sympathy cards Kylie. I'm sure you friend and her family will appreciate the love and care that went into making them. Sorry for your loss. Loll xx

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  7. Oh these are so pretty !! Love these beautiful inking :)

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  8. Two absolutely beautiful cards Kylie. I'm sorry to hear of your friend's (and yours) loss. I'm sure that they will really appreciate these lovely cards. Hugs D

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  9. Two lovely sympathy cards there Kylie, sorry for your loss

    Kathyk

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