Thursday, December 19, 2013

With Deepest Sympathy

A sweet friend just lost her father, so I made this sympathy card for her.  It's an A2 size card, and I used the My Creative Time Fun Stitched Edge Dies on the ledger patterned paper from Echo Park's This & That Charming.  The sentiment is from MCT's Many Greetings stamp set.

This pretty frame was made with patterned paper from Echo Park's A Walk in the Park, using a die from MCT's Just Simply Live.  The scene inside was made with stamps from Papertrey Ink's Through the Trees stamp set.  I heat embossed the birch trees with white embossing powder, and I covered the red bird with Glossy Accents.  Before adhering my frame to the card, I wrapped some kraft hemp around it and tied a button made with MCT's Stitched Button Dies.

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  1. Oh, how sad for your friend, Katie, but she is going to LOVE your beautiful creation!!! ;)

    Thank you for taking the time to share! And Happy Holidays!!!!

    Crafty hugs,

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  2. So sorry to hear about your friends Father. Your card is beautiful and I am sure she will appreciate your thoughtfulness. I love the embossing:) So pretty!
    Have a great evening Katie!
    Sherrie K

  3. Just had to comment, Katie....the card is gorgeous. Know your friend will appreciate the creativity of it!

  4. Katie thank you so much!! This card is absolutely gorgeous and everything the ladies said above is so true! I could feel and see the love you poured into this card and I just want you to know it meant the world to me! Love ya! Leanne

  5. A very sweet card. The bird and birches are beautiful. I like the borders and the frame...great idea.
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  6. Beautiful card! My condolences on the loss of your friends father.


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