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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,
Becca

12 comments:

  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.

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  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

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  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.

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

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

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  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.

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

    Sarah

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

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

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

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  10. What a great card! Congratulations!

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