Friday, August 11, 2017

Rose Sympathy

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The majority of my cards are fairly CAS, and I particularly like sympathy cards to be CAS.

I started with a piece of silver card, and embossed it with a Cuttlebug folder It is an old one, called Ironworks if I remember rightly.  I discovered when making this, that if the folder has a geometric design on it, I can lengthen the embossed pattern to cover the full length of the fractionally longer A4 cardstock that we work with.


I stamped and silver embossed the rose and sentiment  on snippets of card, then die cut them using Memory Box Stitched Rectangles.


I painted the rose using Semco mica based watercolour paints


I added a small bow to the stem of the rose once it was painted


The card was finished with a sentiment on the inside - stamped in black ink.
It is straight - just that the card was on an angle when I photographed it.



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33 comments:

  1. Beautiful Sympathy card Maxine, it's so pretty.xx
    Enjoy your weekend, seems I am always saying that as it comes around just too quick for my comprehension..xx
    [aNNie]

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  2. Lovely elegant card for a sad occasion.
    Thank you for entering our Challenge at Crafting by Designs https://craftingbydesigns.blogspot.co.uk/
    Regards
    Mel DT
    https://melgeecrafts.com/

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  3. That is so awesome and absolutely perfect for the occasion. Love it

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  4. Such an elegant card. The dry embossed silver background looks gorgeous against the pretty yellow flower on the white card. So classy x

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  5. Lovely design, Maxine. I especially love the beautiful embossed flower. xx

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  6. What an absolutely gorgeous card!! I love the embossed background and your pretty embossed flower too!! Very elegant and beautiful! Thanks for sharing your creation with us at Cute Card Thursday! Hugs & Smiles - *Vicki*-DT member

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  7. So very elegant ! A beautidul sympathy card!

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  8. Beautifully made Maxine, a perfect CAS for this purpose

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  9. OOoo! I bet this just shimmers and shines in the light. SO pretty!

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  10. I agree. Over embellished sympathy cards are not my favorite. This card sends the heart felt message very nicely. Beautiful.

    Love, Hugs and Blessings
    Jim

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  11. Thanks so much for sharing your creation with us over at the Crafty Creations Challenges Blog.
    Kristina DT

    Crafty Creations Challenges Blog
    Cards by Kristina

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  12. Love this simple card. It is beautiful in a simple caring way. Hugs.

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  13. What a beautiful Sympathy card Maxine. I agree, the CAS designs are best. This is so elegant and lovely, a really perfect design. Thanks for sharing your beautiful card with us at Southern Girls this week for our 'Add Some Stamping' challenge. Love what you did for it! Hugs, Wends xoxo SGC DT

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  14. Beautiful card!
    Thank you for sharing with us at LMMS!
    xxx Margreet

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  15. LOVE all the shine on your beautiful card, Maxine. The silver paper really shows off the gorgeous dry embossed design. And your rose is so pretty. xx

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  16. Such a beautiful Sympathy Card Maxine - just the right amount of everything - Perfect - these cards are so hard to make - you have excelled! xox

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  17. Cute! Thanks for sharing at Sunny Day Crafting.
    ~Owner/DT Janis

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  18. Your CAS sympathy card is the perfect touch of comfort to make someone feel better, Maxine! I love the design of the gorgeous shiny rose against that textured background! I hope you're doing well! Hugs, Darnell

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  19. Hi Maxine, a great cas card, I'm with you cas looks best for sympathy cards. Have a wonderful week... Megan

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  20. This is a perfect card for the (sad) occaission...so great how you coloured the flower and the embossed panel fits so good! Enjoy your sunday!

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  21. So very beautiful Maxine. I love the yellow rose on the silver. Beautiful background. Hugs, Maggie

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  22. Beautiful and so elegant! Hugs, Fran

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  23. Elegant card! Beutiful rose and colors! Thanks so much for playing along at Scrapy Land!! Have a great day!! Big hugs :)

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  24. Super cute!!! Thank you for joining us at Sunny Day, good luck!!! Amy DT

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  25. I'm impressed how you used that folder to lengthen the design. You can't even tell. It is a gorgeous card.

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  26. amazing rose :) Thanks for joining us aat Star Stampz

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  27. WOOOW, I love that embossing folder and the rose is so pretty. Very dignified yet charming card ideal for a sympathy card. Been missing you. Just got back from the US and India prior to that. Still in the travel mode. Hope you are doing well.

    Lots of love as I go to see your other creations,

    Monica

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  28. That is so clever how you used the folder to increase it's length - so neatly done.

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  29. This is absolutely elegant, my friend! So sorry for the delayed comment, just been super busy. Thank you so much for linking with us at Word Art Wednesday. Leaving you some encouragement from God's Word in Ephesians 2:10 which says, "For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand, that we should walk in them." Be blessed!

    JO ANN
    http://jatterburycreations.blogspot.com

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  30. I just love the elegance of this card...so beautiful!
    xx Karen

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