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20 May 2008

More Sympathy......

I hate when I need sympathy cards. It's not something I stockup on, because heaven forbid I need a stockpile of them. I just kind of make them as I need them.


And of course I need some.

This one was cut out with the new tall nestabilities that I got from Cut at Home with the 40% off coupon code.

I folded the 8 1/2" x 11 vanilla cardstock in half and I cut it so the top of the die was off the top of the paper, thus keeping the fold.


I inked my Pretty Pattern backgrounder with Tim Holtz distress ink - antique linen- and then pressed the vanilla card base onto the stamp, and with my hands smoothed the cardstock all over the rubber making the image.

I layered another piece of stamped vanilla onto Kraft cardstock and sewed around it with brown thread.

I stamped my sentiment from Papertrey Ink's Everyday Blessings stamp set with Colorbox dark brown ink and layered that onto Kraft cardstock cut out with the tall nestabilities.

I added a little bit of Offray vanilla ribbon that I got from Wal-mart on to the side of the sentiment.

It looks like a long card, but it still fits into a regular envelope.

They say things happen in three's and it is true in this case, so now that is enough......hopefully we don't have another three.

Thanks for checking in!

5 comments:

  1. This is gorgeous, Bonnie! I love the colors and the sentiment!
    And yes, you should apply to a design team. I think your stuff it terrific and DT worthy. Embellish Online is taking aps at the moment. You should go check it out!

    Hugs to you,Becky:)

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  2. Hey Sweet Friend!!!! Love this creation,as always you work inspires me. (((Hugs)))

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  3. Oh my Bonnie...this is gorgeous. Simple but elegant!

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  4. Absolutely wonderful Bonnie!
    That sentiment is amazing! Love the colors and dp you used!

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  5. Bonnie, this is beautiful and elegant! I love the long nesties for making scalloped cards!

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