Monday, January 18, 2016

Sympathy card

Happy Monday peeps, still verrrrry cold here which makes getting out of bed in the wee hours of the morning extra difficult. Especially when you are NOT a morning person {that would be me}.

A co-worker of mine lost her FIL last week. I generally don't make sympathy cards. I suck at them. I like cute, happy cards & always feel like I can't make a simple enough card to qualify as a sympathy card. But, she's the only one I ever make cards for at work so I wanted to give it a shot.



{pardon the shadows LOL.... I was trying to get this photo last night in my makeshift photo box. I really need to get a REAL photo box. Or make a better fake one}

I started by searching sketches online ... I knew I wanted simple & I simply don't DO simple. Found this sketch floating around & thought perfect ... I can just add a flower & make it more sympathy-like.

I think paper is Bazzill dots ... some of my favorite back in the day. I don't even know if they still make it. I really need to get back in the know! 




I think the die is a Sizzix ... I love doilies so thought I'd just get a die instead of buying tons of different colored doilies. Added a bit of sponging & the flowers .... some ribbon (which was really hard because most of my ribbon is still packed away) & the heart charm. 




I was going to put the sentiment on the front, but keeping with the "simple" theme just stamped it on a die cut piece of Kraft paper & added my words of love. 

She loved it. Or, she SAID she did. She's too polite to say otherwise lol .... 

I'm sure I could find some challenges to enter this into, but I am nursing a sore throat & headache so will call it a night. The joys of winter!

3 comments:

Debbie Nelson said...

Beautiful card!

Princess Judy Palmer said...

She'd have to be weird to not love it so I'm sure she wasn't just saying that. It is a very nice sympathy card.

r3e said...

Very beautiful and thoughtful card. Well done!

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