with heartfelt sympathy…

I’m sending out 2 sympathy cards this week…such difficult cards to make.  I’m a fan of non-traditional colors…the lighter and pastel the better.  This one is being sent to a family:

I haven’t inked up the Reverse Confetti Rose Garden in awhile.  I originally picked it for the rose image so bonus points that it has a sympathy sentiment.  I was thinking of using a stencil for the Sand background but decided to keep it clean and crisp.

The pattern strip is from the True Love 6×6 paper pad.  The pink cardstock is Piggy Bank.  The rose is colored with Zig Clean Color Markers.  The leaves are Zig to Zig but the rose was actually colored with 2 different shades of pink and then literally saturated with water to swoosh the colors around.  I love the loose watercolor effect.  The Midnight ink and Cloud White cardstock works well for this technique.  I dried the image with my heat gun.

I was inspired by The Card Concept:

…and Fab Friday:

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12 thoughts on “with heartfelt sympathy…”

  1. Yes very hard to make but you did an awesome job. Love the soft colors and layout. Very beautiful.

  2. I just had to make 2 sympathy cards, too–always hard. I love the simplicity & soft colors–lovely card!

  3. This is lovely – your coloring is delicate and perfect – just right for the sentiment. Thanks so much for playing at Fab Friday!

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