Saturday, July 20, 2013

Sympathy Card ~ Praying for You (post #3)



My next angel card is using the angel image but switching the colors and theme up a bit.
I stamped her directly on the design paper using a distress ink pad.
I like how it gave her that faded vintage feel.
I tore the edges again this time using a paper tearing tool I have had forever and I haven't used in years. Then I sponged the edges and a little here and there on the paper.
I dug into my scrap ribbon and other findings drawer where I keep those little pieces I just can't throw out or the beauties that are on packages I've received from others and tucked them behind my Verve sentiment and mini bookplate.
I feel a shopping trip to pick up some more Distress Ink pads coming in my very near future...

 

*Card base 5.5 x 4.25 in.
*Design paper from a Paula Deen paper pack I have had for years and never used.
*Sentiment from the So Happy stamps set from Verve Stamps
*Sentiment stamped on the Mini Bookplate Die Set from Verve Stamps
*Angel stamp from the Inkadinkado stamp set called Angel.
*Stamping and sponging done with the Jim Holtz Distress Ink Tea Dye stamp pad.
*Ribbon from my messy scrap drawer pictured below. To be honest it was like that because I dropped it last year. I just scooped everything into it and that's how it sat. When I needed some ribbon to match this card I rediscovered my stash MESS. Don't worry I straightened it up after I took the picture. lol.




May your day always be filled with love.
Hugs,
D~

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8 comments:

  1. Wonderful ribbon treatment! Thanks for playing along with this month's Diva Dare!

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  2. Wonderful Angel Sympathy Card. Like the colors you used in the different versions of this. Noticed your cards/creations in challenges I also enter & wanted to stop by & say hello. I also made a Fairy Card where I changed up the colors a bit for background for 3 different versions.
    Melissa
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"

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  3. Beautiful card! Thanks for joining us this week at HIMCR!

    Hiding in My Craft Room
    ~Laurie

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  4. This is beautiful, Dawn. Love that gorgeous angel. Love the ink you used.

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  5. This card is really awesome! I appreciate you stopping by to share it in our challenge this week, and hope to see you again soon. I enjoy your cards SO MUCH!
    Blessings,
    Karen
    Word Art Wednesday

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  6. Thanks so much!
    Love your thoughtful comments they brighten my day.
    Hugs
    D~

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D~