Sunday, 11 May 2014

With sympathy

Sadly having to make too many of these cards recently.

I stamped off the edge all round repeatedly with a little floral stamp that I've had since I started cardmaking - one of those that is handy again and again - inked with memento rich cocoa and I brushed the edges very lightly with distress ink, as well as doing this to the image.

They say that the camera never lies, but somehow it has made the lace look arched rather than straight, although in reality it was fine - can't take another picture because the card has gone.

This is for:

Addicted to CAS 38: off the edge
Amusing challenges (stamped blessings): distress
Deep ocean 77: distressing
Addicted to stamps and more 94: CAS
Just for fun May: ribbon or lace
Cardz 4 guyz 17: bingo - I chose the middle line across - distressing/image/sentiment (think this is suitable for a man to receive)
Word art Wednesday 131: anything goes
Sarah Hurley 92: anything goes
Loves rubber stamps 102: anything goes


  1. Wow quite the list of challenges! This is a very elegant sympathy card - Thanks for joining in with ATCAS!

  2. A soft delicate card, yes, I agree suitable for a male. Thanks for joining in with us at Cardz 4 Guyz. Good luck. Caz xx

  3. Very elegant card and your lace just finishes it off nicely
    Thanks for joining us this month over at Just For Fun challenge blog.
    Good Luck with the challenge
    Marie (DT for JFF)

  4. I agree, Hazel - these are often the hardest ones to make, but you did a great job. Thanx for sharing with us at Cardz 4 Guyz.
    Hugz, Jan (DT) xx

  5. Pretty card. Thanks for sharing at Cards4Guys!

  6. Sympathy cards aren't easy. This one is elegant and appropriate to the occasion, well done indeed. Thanks for joining us at Cardz 4 Guyz this week.

  7. Your background looks like DSP! Very lovely! I will have to disagree with whomever says the camera never lies bc I can never get my cards to look as good in a picture as they do irk! lol Thanks for joining us at ATSM.:)

  8. Stunning card. I love the image. Thanks so much for playing at Loves Rubberstamps.

  9. Stunning card. I love the image. Thanks so much for playing at Loves Rubberstamps.

  10. This is so pretty. Thanks for playing with us over at Loves Rubberstamps!!!

  11. This is so elegant :) Thank you for sharing with ATCAS!!

  12. It's a beautiful sympathy card,very elegant and serene.Thanks for sharing it at Sarah Hurley365


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