Wednesday, January 2, 2008

Embrace Life Sympathy

It's unfortunate to have the need to make a sympathy card.



I used my new SU Embrace Life set for the images, and Close As a Memory for the Sentiment. The designer paper is Ginger Blossom. I think these colors are so beautiful, and I hope the receiver does as well.

For a larger view, click image to zoom.

Thanks for visiting today.

Stamps: Embrace Life, Close As a Memory
Card Stock: River Rock, Naturals White, Groovy Guava, Ginger Blossom
Ink: StazOn Jet Black, River Rock, Groovy Guava
Accessories: Scor-Pal®, Nestabilities (Circles) & and Big Shot, Crafters Tool Kit (piercing), Groovy Guava stitched ribbon, BasicGrey magnetic snap closures, Aqua Painter, Blender Pen (for smaller details)

40 comments:

Dawn griffith said...

Wonderful card .. I so love everything about it .. so soft & elegant looking LOVE it girlie!!
xoxox
Dawn Griffith

asela said...

OMGosh that is simply gorgeous. And a great idea. Thank you Rose Ann for the beautiful Christmas card. Hugs

fran said...

This is beautiful! I love the colors and the soft look (though I'm sorry you need a sympathy card.) The fold is wonderful! How did you do it? (I'm slow this morning!)

Julie Masse said...

Rose Ann this is drop dead gorgeous! You made everything so pretty on this card - Love it!!

www.chicnscratch.typepad.com said...

Beautiful card!!!
Happy New Year Rose Ann!

Julie Campbell said...

Wow! This is gorgeous! I'm sure the recipient will really be touched!

Libby said...

This is absolutely beautiful. But, sorry you had to make it. :-(

Flossie's Follies said...

This is such a beautiful and elegant card, the colors are so soft and soothing, I am sure it will be much appreciated.

Tricia said...

Such a beautiful card. I love the colors together. It will be a blessing, I'm sure.

Dawn Easton said...

Rose Ann, this card is beautiful. I'm sure the receiver of it will think so as well. I really need to try your design ;) It's so lovely!

chelemom said...

Gorgeous! Gorgeous! I love the fact that you change up the shape of the card....I never seem to do that....I get stuck in a rut!

kathleenh said...

Rose Ann, your sympathy card is beautiful. I'm sure it will bring comfort to the receiver.

Well Said Cards said...

Beautiful job on this card Rose Ann! I love the softness of the colors.

Alli Miles said...

Gorgeous! Love the layout.

Lindsey (jacksonbelle) said...

Hi Rose Ann! Happy New Year!! I am sorry you had to make a sympathy card, but I know this will put a smile on their face. It's just beautiful!

Jennifer said...

oooh! I just love this layout! I can't wait to try making a card that folds like yours! thanks for sharing.

joslyn said...

what a great card. love the softness of this card. perfect.

My Paper World said...

Sympathy cards are so hard, yours is beautiful!

Diana said...

So elegant. Very lovely card.

Alexandra said...

This is very elegant Rose Ann. I am sorry you had to make one, they are always hard to do. Happy New Year, my friend! *STAMPIN HUGS* Alex

Deborah said...

Yes sympathy cards are tough! I am sorry there was a need to make one. This is a lovley card with such a terrific design and fold (s). Hugs, Deb

Ali Manning said...

This is just beautiful. I love this type of fold.

Deb said...

Such a beautiful sentiment and beautiful card, I am sure the recipient will find great comfort in it!

Beth said...

Everything about this card is stunning! The colors, the layout, the stamping, the ribbon, the sentiment all beautifully calming!

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Bethany Paull said...

I'm sorry that you needed a sympathy card. But it really is beautiful and will bring someone comfort.

dd2njoy said...

It's always sad to make a sympathy
card but you did an exceptional job!! It's gorgeous!!

Lori Craig said...

Rose Ann, this is beautiful! I am sorry you needed a sympathy card. Hugs, Lori

Corie said...

This is the perfect sympathy card, elegant and simple -- love it

Heidi said...

Gorgeous Rose Ann! The colors are beautiful and I'm sure it will be very well received.

beate said...

I am so sorry you had to make a sympathy card, Rose Ann!!! {{{{HUGS}}}}
Your card is absolutely stunning!

Angel Wilde said...

I hate to need sympathy cards too. This one is absolutely fabulous. And I personally know that your cards are fabulous IRL. Thank you for sharing, Rose Ann!

Marlou said...

gorgeous card!! love the style of it :)

Jan Hunnicutt said...

Wow, what a pretty card! The colors are nice together.

Leslie Miller said...

This is beautiful and calming and very much shows the sweet thoughtfulness you put into it. These papers are a lovely collection. I'm sorry you had occasion for a sympathy card.

Debbie Olson said...

Oh, WOW! This is another fantastic creation! Love the layout, the coloring, the paper choices--love it all!

Regina said...

Wow! What a fantastic idea to fold this card! I love the cards you are making

Heather P. said...

Oh wow, what a beautiful card!

Nancy Grant said...

Stunning design and sweet card. So sorry for the occasion.

Hugs,
Nancy

Laura Roth said...

Wonderful card! I love the cards and the layout you choose!