Mar 20 2008

Masculine Sympathy

Published by at 3 46 pm under Stampin' Up! Projects,Sympathy Cards

This is a masculine sympathy card. I incorporated it into Julia’s Challenge at SCS today to either make or incorporate a tag into your project. The main sentiment circle is a tag. A combination of 3 SU sets were used, all retired. Here it is:

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This card is 8.5 x 4″ and fits in a business sized envelope. The base is Barely Banana, the image is watercolored with refills and an Aquapainter The sentiment tag is Pop Dotted up. There is a twine run through eyelets on the decorative dividing bar. I wanted to make a sympathy card that wasnot dark and drabbutthathad some brightness/life to it. And I always like this sentiment from All I Have Seen for sympathy cards.

  • Stamps: Calms Seas, All I Have Seen, Peace and Comfort (inside), all retired. With Sympathy by Stampendous.
  • Paper: Barely Banana, Black, Watercolor.
  • Ink: Versa Fine Onyx Black, vavious reinkers to watercolor.
  • Accessories: Aquapainter, Eyelets, Cropadile, 2″ Circle Punch, Twine, Red Sticky Tape, Pop Dots.

Thanks much for looking!!! My Stamp Simply Challenge will be up in the morning — hope you can play!!!

15 responses so far

15 Responses to “Masculine Sympathy”

  1. flossie says:

    this card is stunning, love it,

  2. Very well done to achieve this masculine, non-dreary sympathy card. Not an easy task. I like the tag, and twine on the divider bar. Great coloring to get the light shining out too.

  3. Very nicely done! This card is just wonderful! Thanks for sharing. Hope you are doing well! 🙂

  4. leslierich says:

    Oh, so lovely, soothing and appropriate! Beautiful coloring and layout. I love the Banana card base. This is simply wonderful, Sharon!

  5. Jerri Jimenez says:

    This is beautiful Sharon, I know the recipient will be comforted by it!

  6. Kathie says:

    This card is just PERFECT in every way!! I love how you have the lighthouse beam shining!! Very nicely done. TFS

  7. Joann says:

    Wonderful, comforting sympathy card. Your coloring is beautiful on this.
    The corded divider piece is a very impressive accent element. And I agree with you, that sentiment verse is perfect for a sympathy card. Beautifully done.

  8. barb schram says:

    Perfect as always…this is just wonderful.

  9. Dee says:

    Wonderful Sympathy Card!
    Beautiful stamped image..
    nicely colored.
    Great design.

  10. Kim B says:

    Great sympathy card! I love the saying!

  11. nancy littrell says:

    Your card is just filled with love and will be so appreciated by the family. Take care, Nancy

  12. Debra says:

    This is wonderful!

  13. Rose Ann says:

    This is so lovely, and your coloring looks beautiful!! I love how you made the light shine!!

  14. Juanita says:

    You certainly hit the nail on the head, this card is wonderful and encouraging!
    Awesome job, Sharon, TFS.

  15. Pam SCS "craftea19" says:

    This card is absolutely beautiful. I love the sentiment in the circle tag. Sharon, everything you touch turns out beautifully. Thanks for sharing.
    ~Pam

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