Saturday, June 23, 2012

A Sad Occasion - 3

Finally I’m through with sympathy cards for one family. This is for the sister.  She’s taking it hard, too, because he was younger than she is.  I hate that it took me so long to get the cards done, but my health was giving me more problems than usual.

orange tulips card with wm

I hope she will like this because I took a chance in doing tulips and used what I would consider non-traditional colors.

orange tulips close-up with wm

I was going to use soft colors, but I just couldn’t find papers in my stash that I really needed, so I decided to us distress inks. As in the last card, the image is by Fred She Said. They do such pretty flowers, as well as other images.  The papers are DCWV and the image is colored with Prismacolors.

orange tulips inside with wm

The die cuts are Nestibilities and the punches on the inside are MS.  The ribbon and pearls are from my stash.

I’m entering this card in the following challenges:

That Craft Place Challenge – sketch
Corrosive Challenges – punches
Great Impressions – dies or punches
Crazy Challenge – recipe: ribbon,pearls,dies
Bearly-Mine Challenges – flowers
Paper Playtime – sentiment
Divas By Design – dies
Pattie's Creations Challenge -- monochromatic
Phindy's Place Challenge -- plaid or gingham
2 Sisters Challenge Blog -- anything
Allsorts -- dies
Truly Madly Crafty Challenge -- monochromatic
Sweet Stampin' Challenge -- bows and ribbon






19 comments:

Ulina / Apricot Bubbles said...

Hi dj, you did this one beautifully, too! The soft colors are calming and pretty - I think this card is a benefaction to the person, who will receive it.
I hope your health problems will bettering again...
Hugs,
Uli

Kezzy said...

Beautiful card, really gorgeous colours and the image is stunning. Hope you feel better soon. Thank you for joining us at That Craft Place challenge blog :-) Kerry x

ahlers5 said...

This is really pretty. Hopefully, you won't have to make any for a long while.
Diane

debby4000 said...

Oh dear you've had such a sad time lately no wonder you're not feeling 100%. All the sympathy cards are all gorgeous and so beautiful.
luv
Debby

Ani said...

What a lovely card! Thanks for joining our Flower challenge at BMD this week! Ani

*щурчо* said...

Another beauty here in your blog..I like your coloring...

Janis said...

Beautiful card. So sorry why you made it though. The colors and shading are gorgeous. Thanks for playing with us at Paper Playtime! :) Janis P.S. If you haven't already, check out my other challenge blog PDE Challenges. http://pausedreamenjoychallenges.blogspot.com/

Sue from Oregon said...

Very pretty. I am sure your friend will find comfort in it!
Thanks for sharing it with us at Great Impressions Stamps!

Sue Kment

Sandi said...

Thanks for playing in our 'Monochromatic' Challenge #46, and for using a Digital OR Stamped image!
Sandi ♥
DT Coordinator for Pattie's Creations Challenge!
and Pattie's shop
Home of Pattieboop and Allie!

Nicola said...

Gorgeous card with a fab image and great use of those nesties!
Thanks for using your dies for us at Allsorts this week and good luck!
Hugs Nicola xxx

Lucy Kelleher said...

Such a lovely card - I'm sure it will bring your friend comfort.

Thanks for joining us at Paper Playtime!

Lucy
http://www.love2createitall.com

Payne Holler Cards said...

Beautiful card, colors have a warm caring feeling, perfect for this sad need
Thank you for sharing it with us at Phindys!

Babs said...

A lovely card DJ. I always find it hard to do sympathy cards, finding the right balance for colours etc. You did a great job on them all, I'm sure the recipients appreciate them.
Luv, Babs xo

Pearl said...

Its a very beautiful card Debbie as are the other two sympathy cards you have made. So sorry to hear that you have not been well. I pray you will feel better soon.
Love Pearl x

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