Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Soothing Sympathy


Indeed, for life will always have the same end to all of us, and my mother always says that this is the only certainty in life. Sympathy cards are not fun to make, but they can have a soothing, calming, and something even be a bit happy looking.

Miriam Castanho Bollinger, #mstampinwithyou, stampin up, demonstrator, ccmc358, sympathy card, lullaby dsp, moon lake stamp set, love & sympathy, su

I truly like the color combination from Create with Connie and Mary challenge 358 and honestly I will be using this combo more often. Today, however, I chose a Sympathy card, so I can have some at hand in case I need one. The sentiment is from the Love & Sympathy set and that beautiful image is from the Moon Lake stamp set. The Lullaby DSP gave the bit of "texture" that I was looking for and the Lost Lagoon Ribbon finished it all up elegantly. Hope you enjoyed today's card and perhaps will try using this combination in your next project.

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  1. Beautiful! I love the simplicity of the stamped image and the way you angled the square. Thanks for playing along with us this week at Create with Connie and Mary.

  2. These are great colors for a sympathy card - very soothing - and your card is beautiful! Putting the image on a diamond is a nice change of pace. Thank you for joining us at Create with Connie and Mary!

  3. A very lovely sympathy card Miriam...and one that proves that they don't have to be in neutrals. Your card is very elegant and I like the stamped image in the diamond shape. Thanks for joining us at Create with Connie and Mary this week. :)

  4. This is a sweet card. Very beautiful with a touching sentiment. Thanks for playing along at Create with Connie and Mary!

  5. You're right! These colors work together so well for a soft and soothing sympathy card! Your choice of images and sentiments plus the layout make for a beautiful card. Thanks for joining us this week at Create with Connie and Mary!

  6. Beautiful Miriam - these colours make for a very uplifting sympathy card and just go to show that sympathy cards don't always need to be sombre. Great choice of layout too - the angled square frames your bird beautifully. Thanks for joining us over at Create With Connie and Mary this week!

  7. A very soothing scene, indeed! The square/diamond focal point makes it very interesting and special. Thanks for playing with us at Create with Connie and Mary!

  8. Beautiful! I wouldn't have thought to use these colors for sympathy, but it totally works! Thanks for playing along with the color challenge this week on Create with Connie and Mary!

  9. What a wonderfully soft and beautiful sympathy card! I would not have thought to use these colors for that and your card is perfect! Thanks for joining us this week in the Create with Connie and Mary Thursday Challenge!


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