Sunday, May 19, 2013

With Sympathy | Thinking of you

Sadly, I have been in need of two sympathy cards this past week .... both for some very dear school friends :(

My primary school friend Debbie lost her Mother-in-Law just before Mother's Day, and one of my High School friends, Jill, lost her Mum on Tuesday after Mother's Day.

With Sympathy

With Sympathy



Thinking of you

I had been having a tidy up and came across a 6" paper stack that came free with a magazine, and that started me on my colour theme - soft teals and oranges.

I had also just purchased some Just Rite stamps and had a lovely flower that matched the papers beautifully! The flower was stamped on the back of some embossed DP which give just a hint of texture.

Then I came across the most perfect sketch at a CAS #241 - but as I worked with the layout, I decided to make it square

I would like to submit these cards to the following challenges:
CAS #241 - sketch
CAS-Fridays #101 - stamp on DP
CASology #44 - Bloom
JustRite - colour theme: orange, teal and cream/beige

Linking with:
52 Card Pickup 2.21 - HERE

Thank you for visiting my blog today - I hope you have a good day.
Remember, any day doing something you love makes it a good day ;-)

Doing what you like is freedom. Liking what you do is happiness.

12 comments:

  1. Very pretty! Love the glittery edge on the flower!

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  2. How sad to lose mothers right around Mother's Day. I'm sure both your cards will bring some comfort. Thanks so much for playing along with us at CASology this week!

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  3. A handmade sympathy always says so much to the recipient! Both of yours are beautiful! So glad you joined in on the fun at CASology this week!

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  4. Cathy, both sympathy cards are lovely, I'm sure they meant a great deal to their recipients. I love the glitter added to the pretty blooms. Thanks for joining us at CASology this week!

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  5. lovely set of cards... the sparkle around the edges of the flowers is just beautiful! thanks so much for playing along with CASology!

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  6. Very pretty! I like the glitter! Thanks so much for playing along with us over at CAS-ual Fridays!

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  7. Just BEAUTIFUL!! Loving your cards!! THANKS for sharing ad have a FABULOUS Memorial Day Weekend!! =)

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  8. Great card - I hope you'll link up at 52 Card Pickup this week!

    http://www.oldbackporch.com/2013/05/52-card-pickup-221.html

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  9. Beautiful cards Cathy for such sad times.

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  10. Very pretty cards. I am sure your friends will appreciate your thoughtfulness during this sad time.

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  11. Great job on those cards that are sooo hard to do!!!

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  12. Simple but lovely cards that anyone would be thrilled to receive! Thanks for sharing with us at JustRite Inspiration ;-)

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