Saturday, February 6, 2016

May Your Memories...

I hate when my stash of sympathy cards runs out. It means too many people I care about are hurting. But, since they are some of the most appreciated cards, I try to always have at least three on hand.  Here's one I created using the new Charlotte paper from CTMH:

The flower was cut with a file that's free on Cricut Design Space (for my Explore) right now.  I cut it in Sorbet and Black, sponged the flower edges with Sorbet ink, and used some Slate Velvet Rub-ons left over from a CTMH Workshop I ordered years ago.  The leaves are from a stamp set called "Shower Flowers" stamped in Slate. The background panel is actually from the paper designed to be used for Picture My Life.  After I had the card assembled, the touch of gold in the ribbon felt out of place because I didn't have gold anywhere else so I added the two large gold sequins.

I'm entering it in this week's Color My Heart challenge: White, Black, Whisper, Slate, Sorbet, and Champagne.   

I love how this turned out so I'll be making a few more for my stash.  There's something both fresh and gentle about the color scheme that makes it perfect to extend sympathy.

Until next time,


  1. This card is absolutely gorgeous! I love your die-cut flower and the couple of sequins are just the right touch. Thank you for inspiring us at Color My Heart Challenge Blog.

  2. Becca, this card is really stunning! I love the funky flower you used and the tiny bits of gold. Thanks for sharing with us at the Color Dare again--we always love seeing what you come up with!
    :) Marie

  3. Great die cut flower and love all the layering...beautiful card. Thanks for joining us at ColorMyHeart Color Dare Challenge...please come back next week.

  4. A lovely way to incorporate the printed frame onto a card. And that flower is just gorgeous! Thanks for taking a Color Dare.

  5. Thanks for sharing your beautiful card with us at Color Dare, Becca. I love that big, bold flower!

  6. Such a beautiful card! I really like the stamped leaves with the cut flower. Thank you for playing along this week on Color My Heart.

  7. Hi Becca! I love this card, especially that ribbon. It's so pretty! Thanks for playing along at Color My Heart this week!


  8. Becca - this is a lovely card. I love the touch of gold with the Charlotte papers. Congratulations on your win!

  9. Lovely card. What set is the sentiment from?

    1. The set is called "Big Hug" and is from CTMH (current)

  10. What a great card! Congratulations!


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