Sunday, 31 May 2015

Simple sympathy

This card was inspired by this week's featured stamper at Splitcoast ... here's Verity's original.  I changed mine to a sympathy card rather than Christmas, and also used a different die in the BG.

My image is from WhipperSnapper and is quickly turning into my 'go to' image for sympathy cards!  I've used 3 different shades of purple watercolour pencils on my flowers, but not sure if this shows up or not.  Dienamics peek-a-boo dots die.  Paper Smooches sentiment.  I also added in a few bits of bling just to brighten the card a bit.k

Stamping Sensations May - flower power
Stamp and Create May - May flowers
Addicted to Stamps #146 - anything goes
Simon Says Stamp Wednesday - anything goes
A Gem of a challenge #145 - flowers
Dream Valley #107 - anything goes

18 comments:

  1. Lynne, Your Card is so Pretty! Purple is my favorite color. Sympathy Cards are never Fun to make when you really need one. I always try to keep a few made ahead of times. Thanks for Sharing! Happy Day to you from across the pond in the U.S.A.
    cindys-greencricut.blogspot.com

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  2. This is such a lovely sympathy card, Lynne. It will surely be a comfort. I love the soft lavender color that you've used for the flowers.

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  3. Beautiful job!! Love the background with the dots die! The stamping of the vase and flower is splendid!
    Thanks so much for playing Simon Says Stamp Wednesday “Anything Goes” Challenge!

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  4. Yes, all the three colours can be seen! Love your colouring as always! For me, sympathy cars are hard to make, this is perfect!

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  5. What a beautiful card Lynne, and so tasteful for a sad event. I love the holy background.
    Jackie xx

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  6. Such soft lovely coloring Lynne. I love the dots in the background.

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  7. Love the die cut panel behind the softly coloured flowers.
    Thanks for sharing at ATSM. :)

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  8. A lovely clean and crisp feel to your pretty card Lynne and very suitable for purpose.

    It's lovely to see you at Stamping Sensations challenge, many thanks for joining in.

    B x

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  9. Really beautiful flower image and I love the dotted strip for added texture to your design! Soft and pretty! Thanks for sharing your creation with us at Addicted to Stamps & More! Hugs & Smiles - *Vicki*-DT member

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  10. Lovely colouring, Lynne. I especially like your attention to detail with the water in the vase, Jo x

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  11. so beautiful lynne.the flowers and design are gorgeous.

    xx coops xx

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  12. This is a lovely card! Thanks for joining in with a Gem of a Challenge this time!
    Hugs Lynsey x

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  13. Your card is very beautiful, Lynne. I love your coloring and card design. Thank you for sharing your lovely card with us at Stamping Sensation.
    Eret x

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  14. A lovely card, I like the die cut strip behind the image and the pretty colours of the flowers

    Thanks for joining us at Stamping Sensations this month

    Joan

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  15. Hi Lynne this is a beautiful card so simple yet elegant and tasteful perfect for such a sad occasion, love that die you have used, in fact seeing it reminds me that I bought this some time ago but forgot about it, the image is gorgeous, I love it.
    hugs
    lorraine x

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  16. A fabulous card, such pretty flowers and brilliant design.
    Thank you for joining us at A Gem of a Challenge.
    Pauline
    x
    I'm having a little giveaway on my blog if you would like to take a look - http://craftingwithcotnob.blogspot.co.uk/

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  17. Hi, Lynne! I hope the weather is finally warming up in NI - we have had sun and no rain for the first time in ages!!

    Your Sympathy card is lovely, what a peaceful image, just perfect! And thanks for joining in at Dream Valley, too!

    Take care! love, Mags B x

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