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30 Jul 2008

Embossed Sympathy.......

It's been a long time since I had my brass stencils out and I needed another sympathy card - WHY don't I have these kind of cards handy???!!!


I needed it quick like-"the mail lady is coming around the corner!!" quick!!!


So I grabbed a sheet of Vintage Cream cardstock from Papertrey Ink, cut it in half to 8 1/2" x 5 1/2", and then scored it in the center at 4 1/4".





I used my long rectangle nestabilities to make the embossed rectangle with my Cuttlebug.


Then I took my old-fashioned embossing light thingy - I forget what the actual name of it is - and my brass stencil and embossed away using my stylus. If anyone knows the name - please let me know!


I added a titch of ribbon, stamped the sentiment inside and sent it away! Oh yes, I did sign it too.

This is not the best picture, but I had to take it fast!!

But honestly, it took me about 15 minutes to make.....the longest part was finding figuring the stencil to use!!

Well, UNBELIEVABLE---- I see I have surpassed the 25,000 hits mark!! UNBELIEVABLE! did I say that already......?

I am going to be offering up blog candy so I have to go and figure out what I am going to give away!!

I have sooooo much stuff and I don't know why - maybe it's because I am so unorganized forgetful generous to a fault! - but that is for your benefit- so I promise when I sort out some "schtuff" I will do the candy .

Thank you so much everyone for all your wonderful comments and continued support!

10 comments:

  1. beautiful card, Bonnie...simply elegant!

    Congrats on your blogging miletone....WAY TO GO!!!!

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  2. Sandy O17:37

    How simple and elegant. What a great idea for such a difficult card to make.

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  3. Sandy O17:40

    opps, forgot to add...the old fashioned light thingy is a light table or light box {{{wink}}} It is hard to remember all those months ago before the cuttlebugs and cricuts, LOL!

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  4. Congrats on your 25,000 hits,Wowzer!
    Your card is so pretty Bonnie,it sure is the kind of card that we don't have on hand,you are so right.

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  5. Beautiful sympathy card, simple and elegant.

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  6. Fabulous!!!! I love simple cards!! Congrats on the hits.

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  7. This card would have been pefect for my white on white blog appreciation challenge awhile back! Just lovely Bonnie! Deb

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  8. Very pretty card - simple and elegant. Congratulation on your blog milestone! Oh, I think it's called a light box....

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  9. Guess several have given you the name, light box or light table. This card is stunning. It is storming here and this is a great way for me to go and spend the afternoon thanks for the inspiration! Wishing you an excellent day!

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  10. This card is beautiful. I needed to make a sympathy card today....first one ever and I thank you for your inspiration. :-)

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