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Monday, 23 September 2013

Sympathy Card

Good Morning All,
The card I have to share with you today is one of those difficult ones to make.
Especially when it is a young person who has passed away.


I didn't want to go with sombre colours as I feel 
a young persons life should be celebrated.
 I'm sure we all feel differently about this but I like to think of 
a young soul soaring, finally free of pain & suffering!
I went for a simple design, on an A6 tentfold card.
The CS is linen embossed, I like the texture.
I added matt of coloured CS & a panel which was embossed with 
a Cuttlebug Swirls embossing folder.


I found the quote on the internet. So apt as it's by
Robert Louis Stevenson who was from our very own Edinburgh.
Cut out with a nestie & inked with Spun Sugar DI
whilst still in the die. A few little pearls added at the corners.


A sheer ribbon bow to finish off.
Thanks for popping in.
I'd like to try this card in a couple of challenges:
Inky Chicks - Pretty In Pink
Amuing Challenges - Pearls & Gems
A Gem Of A Challenge - Pink & Gems
Creative Knockouts  -Texturise It

18 comments:

  1. This is beautiful, elegant and stunning.
    xxx
    It's never easy to make these cards, hugs to you xxx

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  2. What a beautiful sympathy card Dawn and I agree with you it should be about celebrating this young person's life. Thank you for sharing.

    Hugs
    Linda xxx

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  3. A truly fitting tribute to a young life lost,a beautiful sentiment and I love the fact that you have done it pink and pretty, a very difficult card to make in deed! Fab job xxx

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  4. Beautiful elegant card Dawn. I love the colour. I had to make one a few months ago and had to make it purple, as it was the persons favourite colour. It makes it so much more personal. Chris xx

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  5. What a beautiful and simply elegant sympathy card - so difficult to make, the quote is so apt.
    xx

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  6. This is stunning Dawn, a perfect sympathy card with a beautiful sentiment.....Just gorgeous xxx

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  7. And who could fail to be uplifted by a smashing card and appropriate sentiment like this one.

    Kathyk

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  8. Such a beautiful card for a sad occasion. Love the soft, gentleness of your design & could, & the beautiful sentiment too. :-)

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  9. Really pretty and elegant and I think the pink works really well, love the beautiful sentiment and the embossing is perfect, I am sure it will bring comfort
    Lindsay xx

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  10. beautiful sentiment Dawn and I adore that embossing folder too xx

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  11. This is absolutely beautiful Dawn. Well done on achieving the nigh on impossible - heartfelt, sincere yet by no means sombre. Truly gorgeous and no doubt well received. xxx

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  12. What a lovely thoughtful card . well made and well thought out

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  13. Never an easy card to have to make but this is beautiful. So elegant and love the sentiment, very fitting.
    Mags
    x

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  14. This is a lovely card. The sentiment is beautiful. Lovely use of texture. Thanks for playing along with us this week at Creative Knockouts.
    Carmen
    DT

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  15. Such a beautiful CAS style card.
    Laine
    xx

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  16. Beautiful card, I love the shading you did on the main panel...just terribly sorry that you needed to make it. Thanks for playing along with my Amusing Challenge this week!

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Thank you for taking the time & trouble to comment! I truly appreciate your feedback!
Hugs
Dawn xx