with sympathy.

Hello again.  I don’t generally post 2 cards in a day if I can help it but I decided to play along with Mojo Monday.
paper:  teresa collins/memorabilia  stamps:  verve/kind words  ink:  stampin’ up white embossing powder, fresh ink charcoal
A dear friend of my Mom’s recently passed away at 90 years old.  She was fighting cancer.  My Mom is pretty traditional so I’m hoping that she isn’t going to think this is too wild.  Honestly, I don’t like to use blacks/grey for sympathy cards… I used Verve’s Kind Words stamp set.  To make the panels work for the bloom image, the size has been trimmed down to 5 x 3.5.  I like that size!

I was inspired by Mojo Monday:
I posted this pic on IG earlier today:
I was able to create 10 cards today.  I’ve been having fun with my Hero Arts Ombre Ink pads!  My new favorite is Lime to Forever Green!  I could have easily whip together more but the kids wanted to hang out at the coffee shop with me….how could I say no?

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21 thoughts on “with sympathy.”

  1. One of my favorite Verve sets. Gorgeous use of colours and the sketch. Ten cards in a day – would be a miracle for me LOL! You go girl 🙂

  2. Holy smokes! 10 cards in one day?! In my dreams. What a pretty number! Love this gorgeous palette with its playful prints! Great design, too! She'll love it.

  3. I'm so sorry for your mom's loss. Your sympathy card is beautiful. Love the patterns. I find those are the hardest for me to make.

  4. what a lovely sympathy card – wonderful colors and patterns – my sympathies to your mum.

  5. I think your card is beautiful, Amy! Love the colors and papers, and love those silhouette flower images in white. Very elegant!
    10 cards, Girl? Wow!

  6. Never say no to the kids, amy… you've done wonders with these inks – and your sympathy card is gorgeous! Hugs for Mom…

  7. Oh what a lovely card. I hope your mother likes it. I know I would use this up in a heart beat. Sorry for your mother's loss. Thank you for sharing.

  8. These are such hard cards to make, but your paper choices are perfect. I actually need to do one of these…

  9. Love this mix of papers/colors. Gorgeous card. Thanks for playing along with Mojo Monday, Amy!

  10. i think it's gorgeous and very respectful while at the same time very lovely! (& when we think about it… the flowers we send to memorial services are full of color… why should our cards be anything less than beautiful!!!!)

  11. This is beautiful, Amy! I love how the background paper mimics the circles in the design, and the wonderful mix of patterns!

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