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Monday, July 29, 2013

With Sympathy




Doodle Pantry is sponsoring this weeks Craft Your Passion challenge with the theme of  '3D It   - 3 dimensional creation or decoupaged image'. I do hope you take a look and decide to participate!  I used an outline  image from the  'Holy Land Flowers 1' stamp set . This stamp set contains  outline images and sentiments.   I colored highlighted the flowers using Prismacolor markers. The flowers were made dimensional by cutting out the image and layering segments on top of the original (using foam tape). I added the layered butterflies to give additional depth to the card. I heat embossed the tan cardstock with a floral pattern  and scored the dark brown paper with my score pal.
Card details:
Stamp: Doodle Pantry Digital 'Holy Land Flowers 1' stamp set ; Stampin' Up 'Floral' background stamp 
Sentiment: from same stamp set as image 
Colour medium: Prismacolor Markers
Card stock:   Stampin' Up's vanilla, whisper white,early espresso,  and additional paper from  stash  
 Die Cuts: Spellbinders Nestabilities Decorative Labels Twenty-Two     
Punch: Martha Stewart butterfly, Stampin' Up Modern label, photo corners
Embossing folder:  Swiss Dots
Other - Ribbon
Technique: dimensions -  both  the flowers and the butterflies have been layered and popped up: dry embossing,heat embossing, border sponging
Won Top Five Placement  - Aud Sentiments challenge! Challenges:
1.  613 Avenue Create: #30 Anything Goes
2.  Addicted to Stamps:#60 Lots of Layers
3.  Challenges for Everybody:#25 Anything Goes
4.  Eclectic Ellapu: Anything Goes
5.  One Stitch at a Time:#174 Anything Goes
6.  Pile it On: #30 Anything Goes
7.  My Time to Craft: #230 Sympathy
8.  Crafts for Eternity Recipe #134 Anything Goes
9.  Sister Act Card Challenge: #17 Anything Goes
10: Aud Sentiments #85 With Sympathy

28 comments:

  1. A gorgeous sympathy card Glenda, such a hard one to do but you have hit the nail on the head! SUsan x

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  2. Absolutely stunning Sympathy card Glenda, the colours are gorgeous.

    Hugs Julie xxx

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  3. Beautiful card! I always think that sympathy cards are the most difficult. Love the layering and all the texture you've added. Have a wonderful week, Glenda!

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  4. This is just so gorgeous,fab image.xxx

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  5. THis is beyond gorgeous - I just think this is so special!!

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  6. So beautiful....will try to jump on the challenge as well!

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  7. OMG absolutely stunning - what a beautiful project.

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  8. Like the way you colored the digi & inking for this Sympathy Card. Thank you for entering OSAAT Ch174 Anything Goes.
    Melissa
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"
    OSAAT DT

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  9. This card is gorgeous and the 3D effect is breathtaking!

    Thanks for linking up at Aud Sentiments.

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  10. This really is striking Glenda and is so suitable for a Sympathy card. Great colouring and choice of papers, I like this so much.

    Thank you for joining us at OSAAT this week, I do hope we see you again very soon.

    Hugs to you Sue Pxxx DT member

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  11. A lovely card and great dimension on the flowers!

    Thank you for playing with us at Eclectic Ellapu!

    Sheena
    xxx

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  12. Oh my goodness!!! Your creation is so beautiful and elegant....just stunning! So glad you entered Sister Act this week! Good luck!
    Trisha -DT Member

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  13. Hi Glenda, A very beautiful card, for a difficult subject.

    How are you Glenda? Apologies for not been on your blog for a while, just have had so much going on for the last few weeks, but another week and I should be back to normal ( well as normal as I can be !!).
    Hugs
    Janet xxx

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  14. Never the best to make, but beautifully done. Thanks for joining us this week at C4E
    Love
    Amanda

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  15. Glenda, always hard to make, but this sympathy card is stunning. Love the flowers and the colors are so very beautiful.

    Hugs
    Sue

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  16. This is such a lovely Sympathy card. They are so hard to make at the time so it is always best to have a couple made up ahead!

    This one is stunning...the embossed lines were a brilliant idea and the 3D arranging of the cut out image is great!

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  17. What an incredible card! I love all the 3D, the elements, the coloring. It is truly beautiful! Thank you for sharing with Aud Sentiments.

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  18. Just stunning with beautiful natural tones and colouring.
    Hugs Desíre {Doing Life}

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  19. What a gorgeous card you have made. Thank you for taking part in the Aud Sentiments Challenge this fortnight and I wish you the best of luck in the draw. Best wishes, Kym (Aud Sentiments Design Team Member) xxx

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  20. Gorgeous card, thanks for sharing your creation with us at Crafts 4 Eternity. hugs x

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  21. Beautiful card - love the design and colors! Thanks for sharing it with us at My Time To Craft!

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  22. What a knockout! Your really pulled out all the stops on this one, Glenda. Gorgeous mix of elements and die cuts. The image looks spectacular with the wonderful sponged background.

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  23. Absolutely gorgeous, perfect for such an occasion. Chris xx

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  24. Suh a fitting card to express sympathy. Beautifully designed. Thank you for sharing with us at EE!

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  25. Your card is just beautiful Glenda, you have done a wonderful job colouring the layering the image. I love the colour scheme you chose, it sets off the flowers perfectly.
    Cheers,
    Beccy

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  26. Really lovely, Glenda. I always have trouble doing sympathy cards. I love this one.

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  27. This is lovely. A wonderful layout and a classy design!

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