Sunday, March 16, 2014

More floral masking...

Sympathy cards are hard for me.  I mean, on the one hand, I want to make them simple and beautiful, but on the other hand, I just really want to make the person I am sending it to smile.  I think I achieved all of that with the card I made for a friend who just lost her dad.

Here is my card:



Just as I did with my card from yesterday, I masked off the center of the card with some contact paper.  Then I stamped the various florals/leaves with my ink, masking off any overlapping flowers to give it more dimension.  I have always admired beautifully inked florals on one-layer cards, so this was new for me to try.  I absolutely LOVE how it turned out.  It makes me feel like I am walking through a field of flowers.

I am entering this card in this week's Curtain Call Challenge, as well as submitting it for Avery Elle's May Guest Designer search.

http://curtaincallchallenge.blogspot.com/2014/03/curtain-call-inspiration-challenge-farm.html

Until next time...
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9 comments:

  1. Those flowers are gorgeous and love your colour combo. Lovely card. Thanks for joining us at The Curtain Call.

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  2. Oh, so pretty. Love the gorgeous blooms, the colors... the masking is perfect! Thank you for playing along with us at the Curtain Call Inspiration Challenge.

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  3. Beautiful Christine, I love that flower set. Thank you so much for joining us at the Curtain Call!

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  4. gorgeous card!

    sparkle & shine *~*

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  5. I just LOVE your card! I wanted to let you know that I’ve chosen your creation as one of my Weekly Picks and linked back to your blog! Thanks so much for sharing your talent. Kathy at stampsatplay.blogspot.com

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  6. This is a lovely sympathy card. I'm sure your friend will find comfort in it. Love the masking, great design, and your colors are so pretty. Wonderful card. Bev

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  7. Your card turned out gorgeous! Love how the colors pop against the white background and how you masked your flowers! :)

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  8. Lovely card - I really like how you mirrored the top and bottom stamping

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