Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Deepest Sympathy.../RS59

Good morning lovelies! I have a card I'd like to share with you today. It's based on Retro Sketch #59:


the inside:


Here is the sketch:

I liked the simplicity of this sketch and followed it pretty closely. Yes, another sympathy card, I just made one last week. They're not kidding when they say bad news travels in threes. Unfortunately, I just found out about a death in another friend's family, so I'll be making a card for her also.

Ok, enough depressing talk. Let me show you a couple pictures I took a little while ago. When I let the dog outside, I noticed all this grass and weeds lying on my deck table.


It wasn't there yesterday. Then I looked up:


Some bird decided that our umbrella would make a great place to build it's nest! LOL! I hope it's not too mad when I get rid of what he started to build!

That's it for now. I hope that you have a great day and thanks for stopping by!

Chris

Supplies

Stamps: The Alley Way Stamps - Chatterbox
Ink: Memento - Tuxedo Black; Clear Snap - Chestnut Roan
DP: MME - Follow Your Heart (aqua grid); DCWV (tan floral)
Card stock: Recollections
Adhesives: SA by 3L - MyStik, 3D foam squares; Recollections - red tape
Accessories: Offray - flowers; Simplicity - lace

6 comments:

  1. Love the simple elegance of this card, Chris! The embossed paper and little flowers are so very pretty. So sorry you've been in need of these lately, though...

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  2. Gorgeous...I agree, sympathy cards are the most difficult for me to make....but yours is lovely and I love the sentiment on the inside as well!

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  3. Such a pretty card. And I just posted and shared the Liebster Award. Thanks again!!! :)

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  4. beautiful card and I'm sorry it was necessary to make it. I agree, they do seem to come in groups. hugs.

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  5. Sympathy cards are the hardest :( I love how this one turned out, and it sucks that you need another one. Let's hope this is it.
    (I envision a "The Birds" style revenge...that birdie is going to be stalking you now! lol)

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  6. OH MY! I'm so sorry to hear of all the losses!! I am praying for peace and comfort for your family and friends <3

    This is a gorgeous sympathy card!!!

    LOVE the story about the bird! LOL!

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