Sunday, 15 September 2013

CAS sympathy


Having taken on a few design team positions recently, I've been crafting away in preparation for future challenges, but haven't made so many other cards in between. As I have some charity sales coming up quite soon I need to make some other cards. Sadly, I can never make enough sympathy cards - that slot is empty in the box I have at church and I haven't got any left at home.

This is a clean and simple one, made with a ready shaped card blank that has a very light green shaded background. I inked the La Blanche foam stamp with memento cottage ivy and coloured the centre and petals of the daisy with copics. The sentiment stamp is a Dovecraft one that I picked up for 50p at The Works.

Use of the daisy stamp inspired by the photo for Inkspirational 37:



This is also for:

ABC 44: sympathy
House of cards month three: clean & simple
A little bit crafty September: clean and simple
Soartful September: a single flower with a minimalist design
Paper-crafting journey: flowers
Stamp dreams 19: stampings
Digi sketch challenge: use a rubber stamp
Eureka 56: shaped cards
Stamp with fun 223: not square

14 comments:

  1. This is beautiful. I need to make these too.

    Thanks for joining us at Eureka Stamps this week.

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  2. Great card. I like the flower. Thanks for joining Stamp with Fun.
    Big hug
    Andrea-Emmi41

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  3. Beautiful card Hazel, I love the shape! Thanks for joining us at HOC this week!
    Tammy x

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  4. What a pretty shaped card. Sympathy cards are very hard for me too, but this one is just perfect! Thanks for joining us at Inkspirational!

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  5. Gorgeous CAS card Hazel! Love the shape you used....thanks so much for playing along with us @ ABC Challenges & hope to see you back again soon!!!!!

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  6. This is an excellent "Sympathy" card with the lovely single flower and the unusual shape to make it a bit different. Thanks for joining in at Soartful.

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  7. This is beautiful, love the pretty flower! Thanks for playing along with us at ABC Challenges!

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  8. Another beautiful CAS card, Hazel! That flower is so lovely! Thanks for joining us for our CAS color challenge at HOC and our photo inspiration challenge at Inkspirational! :)

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  9. With all the different techniques and embellishments available now, we can forget the beauty of simple stamping and colouring. Your card is a perfect example of how beautiful simplicity can be.
    Thank you for joining us at Inkspirational Challenges. Come back next week! Marina

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  10. This is great! I totally see the inspiration from the photo. I always struggle with one layer cards, but you did it beautifully! So glad that you joined us at Inkspirational!
    - Shauna

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  11. Beautiful CAS card, I love the colours.
    Thank you for taking part in A Little Bit Crafty Challenge this month
    Sue xx

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  12. This is beautiful Hazel, I need to do more cards where its OLC.

    Thank you for playing along with us at Digi Sketch Challenge.

    Kelly x

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  13. Beautiful card Hazel, I don't do CAS very well! Thanks for joining us at Digi Sketch Challenge!

    Elaine (DT) xx

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  14. Sympathy cards are the hardest cards to make aren't they but you've made a beautiful card here Hazel, thanks so much for playing along in our Flowers challenge at Paper Crafting Journey, XOX Lucy.

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