Thursday, 16 April 2015

Some Things Are Difficut To Say

Hello.  Welcome.  I have been thinking about the STAMPlorations sketch and also about sympathy cards.  Then DRS put up cool colours so I decided to combine and came up with this

I cut a mask using Spellbinders Label 31 set then stencilled using STAMPlorations Foiled Again and Watering Can archival onto a panel cut with Simon Says Stamp stitched rectangle die.  I edged the panel with black archival, added a bit extra for shadow, and a bit more, and there goes the CAS look!!  Smudges all over.  Quite like that LOL.  I stamped and black embossed the sentiment from STAMPlorations Bloom Sketches.  The flower is from the same set, stamped, fussy cut and coloured with distress stains.

Joining the fun at
STAMPlorations Sketch Challenge 31 
STAMPlorations Anything Goes Challenge 
DRS Designs Challenge 170 - Calm Colours 
Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge - Make Your Own Background 
Stamplorations Stencil Flash Linky Party

Thanks for dropping by.  Hope you are having a great week.  Hugz


  1. Great inking and sponging, Gail! I can never get my smudges to look artsy like the smudges on your card! Great take on the sketch and since you're #250 on the ATG challenge, I'm drawing winners and posting tomorrow! Always happy to see your beautiful makes in the STAMPlorations gallery! Hugs :o)

  2. wow
    clever use that stencil dear Gail
    love the purple flower against that green stencil
    lovely and great idea using the sketch at Stamplorations
    I see your card there and wanna visit you..and fun that my card is near your number Gail..
    oh ya I want to say congrats on your win last week at Speedy Fox & deserve it your card was really awesome...with lady Image and nice sentiment about Shoe hehe :)
    hugs, Monika

  3. It's the perfect sympathy card.....especially like how you did that die cut piece! And the bloom is really nice:):)

  4. You accomplished it all in one card, Gail, and it's a stunner. I, too, quite like the "smudges" as it adds so much texture for the eye. It's the perfect condolence card! Well done!

  5. Oh this is so pretty!! Love that daisy image! Thank you for sharing with us at DRS Designs this week!

  6. Gorgeous card! Love all the colours you've used and inking on the panel. Thank you for sharing at STAMPlorations.

  7. I love the color scheme on this and the dual sponging and masking you've got going on! Thanks for sharing at STAMPlorations, too!

  8. this is a great sympathy card- thank you for playing a long with us at simon says stamp wednesday challenge!


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