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Wednesday, February 17, 2010

For a friend: Sympathy


Yesterday I mentioned making some cards for friends the past week.  This was a card I made for a friend who lost her father recently.  I never know what types of images to make on sympathy cards, but thought this image would work well.
I used Mercy's Tuesday Sketch Challenge #60 for this card.  I opted not to do a long card & to rotate the sketch.

I don't use purple much, it's just not one of the colors I go towards, but am trying to go outside my comfort zone this year and grab colors which I normally wouldn't grab.

I'm loving all the paper flowers I'm seeing everywhere.  I am having fun making them and think I need to rummage through all my scraps and make a bunch of them to just throw on cards...you'll be seeing a few more with these flowers on them this week.

Hope you are having a good "hump" day!

Card details:
Stamp Set:  Live Life from Clear & Simple Stamps
Cardstock:  Purpilicious from Clear & Simple Stamps, Kraft, Basic Grey Wisteria
Inks: Fresh Snow, Copic marker
Accessories:  Circle punch, twine, scallop circle punch, Martha Stewart border punch, Designer Mix buttons from Clear & Simple Stamps


rozie640 said...

A very pretty card, love the color combo, it's a very respectful card.

Susie said...

Lovely card, Kim. I'm sure it will be much appreciated.

Nicki(CSS) said...

Sweet card Kim - I am sure your thoughtfulness will bring your friend comfort.

Nancy said...

This is so beautiful, Kim:O) Love the pretty colours and design. Beautiful work!
Thank you for nice comment on my card over at Splitcoast:O)
Have a great day.
Hugs, Nancy;O)

Kristen said...

Great card, and I am sure she will love it. The colors are perfect!

Lisa Somerville said...

Very pretty Kim, I'm sure your friend will appreciate the thought and love that went into creating it.

Sara Henton said...

Very pretty!! I like it, but then again I like purple

1 Crafty Gal said...

Although these are the worst cards to make, this is just beautiful!

Tina said...

Wow Kim, this is wonderful. I was trying to make a sympathy card the other day and couldn't get it out of me.

This is absolutely a gorgeous card. Love all the layers.

I just made a purple card for Flutter By this week. I think purple is the hot color this week.


JenMarie said...

How gorgeous!

Lori said...

Beautiful sympathy card, Kim.

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