Sunday, February 17, 2013

A sympathy card

Today I'm sharing a sympathy card that I made over the weekend.  Sadly, I've depleted my stash of sympathy cards recently.  In fact, over the past few months I've had the need for quite a few sympathy cards.

This card is going into the challenge at The Play Date Cafe - challenge #169.  A very pretty color palette, don't you think?
Since my last few cards have been quite elaborate, I decided to go clean & simple with this card.

I've used a new (to me) linen texture cardstock for this card.  It's called White Linen Essentials by Ellen Hutson.  The texture is just beautiful.  Subtle enough that you can still get a clear stamped image.  I tried sponging on it recently...loved it.  I'll share that card when I have time.  You might be able to see the texture if you click on the closeup photo above.

Thanks for stopping in.  I appreciate all of my visitors!

Card stock: bordering blue (SU), white linen essentials (Ellen Hutson)
Stamps: BB: houndstooth, turning a new leaf, signature greetings II (PTI)
Ink: blushing bride, sage shadow, bordering blue (SU), onyx black versafine (Tsukinko)
Other: blue flat back pearls (Recollections)


  1. I love textured cardstock, it adds a whole other dimension. Another beautiful card Susie, I really need to make more sympathy cards myself, it's much easier to have them on hand than make them at the time.

  2. Your card is just stunning! I love the CAS design. Thank you for playing along with The Play Date Cafe!

  3. So pretty, Susie! Love the peaceful colors and the CAS design! It's nice to switch it up! I used to be nothin' but a 'pile it on' gal, and I'm sure some would say...'You still are!!!'...but I really enjoy playing more with my stamps again! Thought I started following you before, so I'm so glad you left the comment on the PR blog...couldn't remember how to find you!!! I'm following now!

  4. I've alway wanted to be crafty enough to make my own cards. I think it adds such a beautiful personal touch and in it of itself, is a wonderful gift! Very beautiful.


    Jules of Canines & Couture


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