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Thursday, September 11, 2014

Two Variations of a Sympathy Card

Sympathy cards are always the hardest for me to make - I never know if I'm doing the right words, sentiments, coloring for male versus female. With this even being September 11th, and a sad time in the United States' history as well - it is a solemn day. 

With this being said, my boyfriend's ex-mother-in-law passed and a good friend of mine from quilting's husband passed which meant not only 1 card but two - here is where I went to Create with TLC and used In Sympathy Vintage Collage Birds which is the perfect go-to for sympathy cards whether it be for male or female with just adding a few additional touches . . . .




RECIPE and SUPPLIES:
  • card is a size A card with a purple Recollection card stock for the one card and blue Recollection card stock for the other
  • DCWV The Girlhood Stack is the background which worked for both cards with the blue, lilac, and the butterflies
  • Create with TLC In Sympathy Vintage Collage Birds was just chalked around the edges with lightly coloring with Prisma Colored Pencils
  • butterfly is puff-dotted on and from K&Co.
  • inside sentiment was found via a google search and printed out with my computer with wording changed to fit either mother or husband and chalked around the edges accordingly: 


God Bless American and my deepest sympathies, love, and prayers for my country. Thank you for stopping by to visit today. I appreciate and love reading your comments . . is your comment the next one I read??? 

Much love, hugs, and friendship

6 comments:

  1. This is really pretty!! Thanks so much for sharing your talent with us this week at CCCB :-)

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  2. Lovely, thanks for sharing with us at CCCB!

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  3. Thanks for joining us at Fitztown Challenge Blog. Hope to see you again and good luck!
    Ema
    FCB CT Coordinator

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  4. What a beautiful cards!! I'm sure they will be much appreciated ... Sorry for your loss ...Thanks so much for playing along at CCCB!!

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  5. Hi again Lynne loving both these beautiful cards they are perfect for such a sad occasion, thank you for joining us at FITZTOWN
    hugs
    lorraine x

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  6. Perfect cards. They are beautiful. Thank you for joining us at Fitztown this week. Judy DT

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Lynne
aka Her Craftiness