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Thursday, July 16, 2009

Oh No! NOT Again!

Yes, again. I found myself in need of another sympathy card. I very much LOVE making cards but this "theme" of a card is extremely difficult for me. I originally got out my Stampin' Up! "Close as a Memory" set. I did use the wording from that set on the inside and outside but I opted to use the "Upsy Daisy" set for the flower part of the card. It had a soft serene look to it.

Oh I know, I managed to use that Rich Razzleberry again now didn't I? Can you tell I just LOVE that color??? It's so rich (as it states) and very pretty! How can you not keep your hands off it.

Anyway, back to the card. I did use the Cuttlebug "Dotted Swiss" folder for the background. I layered everything in Basic Black and Rich Razzleberry. I only cut each one down 1/8" less than the layer above it. I only wanted a sliver of color showing.

It was a very easy card to make. I was actually thinking of making several up ahead of time. Maybe Murphy's Law would apply there. If I have a bunch of Sympathy cards I won't need them!!! Hmm, now there's a thought!

I must run, I have a group of gals coming over tonight to stamp. It's another fun time for me!!! I enjoy these times SO much and I can't believe how fast the time flies too. UGH, the next thing you know it's time for the gals to go home! I guess we were just having TOO much fun!!! LOL

Did you notice that my blog has passed the 800,000 hits mark today? I will be posting blog candy early next week to celebrate!!! Thank you all for visiting my blog, it REALLY does mean a lot to me!!!

Happy Stamping,
Wanda

7 comments:

"Luv 2 Glitter" by Brenda M. said...

Very nice card Wanda.....I love the simple elegant look and you really pulled that off with this one.

SNOOPY said...

Hi Wanda,

So sorry to hear of your loss. I'm sure the family will appreciate your gorgeous card. 800K hits! WOW! I just hit 10K and that's HUGE for me ... lol. Your work is wonderful. Keep on creating!

Hugs,
Snoopy

http://www.snoopyshomemadefun.blogspot.com

Jodi Collins aka Kharmagirl said...

This is BEAUTIFUL! LOVE the color combo and this image is just perfect with the Swiss Dots!

Stampin_melissa said...

Lovely card, sorry you're in need of it.

Charlene H. said...

I really like this card Wanda. I agree, the sentiment is not what you would want to choose but the card is just so nice. Sometimes you just do need those kinds of cards. I don't have the sympathy stamp set but I do have the daisy one and may have to give this a try. It is a very striking layout.

Sara said...

Beautiful card, love the new color with black!

Anonymous said...

Very lovely sympathy card.
Thanks,
Joan
MN