Wednesday, 25 April 2018

Welcome to mid week ...

Morning all,

I was recently asked if I could make a couple of sympathy cards and I knew I could ... I plan on making a couple more, to give the commissionee choices - here are the first two


My card - No. 1
  
The front, back and inside of my card along with the front and back of my envelope
Materials used:
  • White A2/C6, 250gsm, card and matching sized envelope
  • Two pieces of white card cut to fit
  • One piece of black card, cut to mat
  • Inkadinkado image and Clearly Wordsworth sentiment stamped using black ink
  • Wink of Stella pen used to add subtle shine and take the edge off the starkness of the card
STAMPS: Inkadinkado "Meadow" and Clearly Wordsworth V009 "Everyday greetings"
INKS: Memento tuxedo black and Versafine onyx black
ADDITIONALLY: Wink of Stella clear glitter gel brush pen
I'll be entering the above make for the following challenges:-
  1. Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - challenge No. 80 - ANYTHING GOES
  2. Always Fun - challenge No. 55 - ANYTHING GOES
  3. Corrosive Challenge - challenge No. 4 - ANYTHING GOES
  4. Sweet Stampin' - April 21st challenge - SYMPATHY or THINKING OF YOU

And another make ....


My card - No. 2
  
The front, back and inside of my card along with the front and back of m envelope
Materials used:
  • White A2/C6, 250gsm, card and matching sized envelope
  • Two pieces of white card cut to fit
  • Black and grey card cut to mat
  • Snippets of card in both white and black, for my image panel
  • Black/white ribbon, attached using double sided tape
  • Border image stamped on to white snippet using grey ink
  • Flower image and sentiment stamped using black ink
  • Pencils used to colour image 
  • Image cut out and mounted on to black mat before adhering to card using dimensional foam pads
  • Stardust stickles and dimensional gloss used to add detail and texture
Clearly Wordsworth V009 "Everyday greetings", Derwent coloursoft pencils
Dimensional foam pads, Memento tuxedo black and Ranger Archival watering can inks
Additionally: Mod Podge dimensional gloss, stardust stickles
I'll be entering the above for the following challenges:-
  1. Pixie's Crafty Workshop - challenge No. 324 - USE SNIPPETS
  2. Crafting From The Heart - challenge No. 203 - ANYTHING GOES
  3. Pammie's Inky Pinkies - challenge No. 1816 - ANYTHING GOES
  4. Simon Says Stamp - Monday challenge - FLOWER POWER


8 comments:

Sarn said...

Both lovely cards which are sure to be snapped up by the commissionee XXX

Sue - said...

Two great cards even though they’re for sad occasions

Pat said...

These two sympathy cards definitely hit the right note Kathy with these two beautiful images, just perfect. x

Barbara Bruder said...

Lovely sympathy cards. Thanks for joining us at the Lil Patch of Crafty Friends Challenges for our latest challenge.  {Lil Patch of Crafty Friends Challenges}Good luck and join us again soon. Hugs, Barbara

Lillianb said...

two great thinking of you cards Kathy,

Lilian

Sammy said...

Lovely and elegant. Perfectly understated. Thank you for joining us at Sweet Stampin' this week. Sammy-x

Di said...

I love both cards Kathy - just perfect!

Hugs

Di xx

Meihsia Liu said...

Love your fabulous card! Simple and elegant. Thank you so much for sharing with us at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge. :)