Saturday, September 20, 2014

With Deepest Sympathy (Penny Black stamp)

Hello, everyone.  I needed a sympathy card last week and realized my stash is getting low. So here's a card I made today using Penny Black's Dreamy.  I embossed the flower in white on water-colour paper, sponged with distress ink, and then added some water splatters. Maybe a few too many; I'm new at splattering!


I stamped the sentiment in distress ink, die-cut into an oval, and inked the edges with distress ink. I punched tiny holes in both sides and threaded the twine through the tag. The blue dp has a muted floral pattern but it's hard to see in the photo.

Here are the supplies used:
  • Stamps:  Flower (Penny Black's Dreamy), sentiment (My Craft Spot)
  • Die:  Nellie's Muliframe Oval
  • Ink:  Distress Ink Brushed Corduroy, Versamark
  • Embossing Powder:  White (The Artful Stamper)
  • Designer paper:  PapermaniaVintage Notes
  • Twine:  Michael's
  • Watercolour paper:  Canson

I would like to support the following challenges:
As You Like It Favourite Rubber Stamp and Why (the floral stamp is a favourite because there is no colouring required LOL.  Sometimes I don't feel like colouring.) 1/3
RANDOM WINNER Blessings Ink Amusing Challenges Tags (sentiment tag) 1/2
Card and Scrap Everything is Allowed UE
Cosmic Colours (see colours below) UE
Cosmic Colours Challenge #5
Winter  Hues - Design Seeds
Crafting by Designs September AG UE
Crafty Boots AG UE
Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper September UE
DL.ART September Linky UE 1/day
Hobbybook Designers Embossing (heat embossing) 2/3
Inky Chicks AG UE
Penny Black Brown, Blue and White UE
TOP 3 Penny's Paper-Crafty Embossing Wet or Dry (heat embossing) 2/3
RANDOM WINNER {PIN}spirational Inspiration Photo (I was inspired by the colours in the photo) 3/5
Ruby's Rainbow AG UE
Simon Says Stamp Tag it (sentiment tag) 1/5
Sister Act (Cards Only) AG UE
RANDOM 
WINNER Sparkle and Sprinkle AG with Embossing Powder, Flocking and Glitter UE
Stampin' Your Way Bingo (I could not translate the words but I wanted to play along)
The Pink Elephant Embossing (heat embossing) UE
Word Art Wednesday AG w Uplifting Sentiment 3/5

Thank you for looking at my card!  Wishing you a joyful day!


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27 comments:

  1. A really great sympathy card. That is one beautiful stamp. Thank you so much for joining our 150th challenge at Word Art Wednesday. I thank God for your participation and I pray you will have a day filled with joy.

    Carole Robb Bisson

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  2. This is absolutely beautiful!! The stamp is so pretty!! Your water splatters look perfect!! I'm sorry you needed a sympathy card. This one is gorgeous!! Have a great weekend :)

    Lisa
    A Mermaid's Crafts

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  3. Stunning, sympathy cards are always difficult but your design is perfect. Thank you for joining in with all of the fun at the Crafty Boots Anniversary Challenge.

    Dionne

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  4. This is such an elegant card, a perfect design for sympathy card.
    Pauline
    x

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  5. Gorgeous and just right for a sympathy card! Love that image and the distressed background.
    Lynn

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  6. Sometimes sympathy cards can be challenging but yours turned out terrific. The embossed watercolor panel looks wonderful.

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  7. wawwww så super flot ♥

    10000 tak for at du deltager på Card and scraps udfordring.

    knuzzzz ♥

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  8. Another stunner, thank you so much for supporting us xx

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  9. This is so pretty. Love the watermarked background and the subtle blue goes so well with this. Thanks for sharing with us over at the Sparkle N Sprinkle Creative Challenge.

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  10. Love the vintage tag, you are on a roll, good for you !!! Lots of hugs to you and cuddles to Kiwi, Honeydew and Snowy, give her an extra treat, I forgot to mention her a couple of times *blushing cheeks*, Marion

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  11. Stunning!

    Thanks for joining us at Penny's Paper Crafty challenge and I hope we see you again soon!

    Hugz

    Laurian

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  12. This is how I like sympathy cards, elegant and thought provoking. I don't think you've splattered too much, it looks more than good to me. Thanks for sharing with us at Ruby's Rainbow Caz

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  13. Stunning card Kitty !! And reminds me it far too long since I used that stamp, one I really like as well.

    Thanks so much for joining us at FlonzCraft Vintage Stamping Challenges..

    B x

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  14. Nice Card....
    Thank you for participating in the challenge at Card and Scrap

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  15. Gosh, I love it and the splatters are perfect! Thank you for playing along in my Amusing Challenges this week and congrats on being selected the weekly winner!!

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  16. Hi Kitty. Such a beautiful, elegant card and your splattering is perfect. Thank you for playing along with the Cosmic Colours Challenge :o) x

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  17. Fabulous card and so elegant looking. It could be used for any occasion. SO glad you shared it with us for the Sparkle N Sprinkle Creative Challenge.

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  18. Gorgeous card Kitty, I love the stamp you've used it's so elegant and pretty.
    Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge
    hugs
    Mandy xx

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  19. Wow! I was going to say "gorgeous" and saw that Mandy said the same thing right above my comment! LOL truly beautiful, Kitty, and I dont think it is too many droplets at all. I have not tried the splattering technique yet and have pinned your card to remind me to try it! hugs, de

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  20. This is gorgeous! Thanks for playing along at Penny's, see you tomorrow for a new challenge!

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  21. Beautiful card I LOVE the colour and also love the style, Thanks for joining in with our challenge at As You Like It,
    hugs Samantha :0)

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  22. Beautiful card, very elegant. Thanks so much for joining us at Flonzcraft Vintage Stamping Challenges this month
    Claire xx

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  23. Beautiful card for a sad occasion - just right. Thank you so much for joining my Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper September challenge with your lovely crafting - hope to see you again soon x

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  24. This card is definitely a winner! Congrats!

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  25. Beautiful card!
    Thanks for playing at the Penny Black Saturday Challenge!
    Helen x

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  26. Gorgeous card!!! Thanks so much for participating in our {PIN}SPIRATIONAL challenge!! Hope to see you again for our next challenge!!
    ~DEANNE~
    A Little Bit O' Paper

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