Thursday, 28 June 2012

Sympathy Card

I find sympathy cards very difficult to do - I don't want to make them too dark and depressing but then I don't want to go over the top either. Hopefully I got the balance right with this one


Fortunately for me it was for no one that I knew, a past Chairman of our local Village Hall passed away and this was the card I sent his wife on behalf of the present committee.
It's very simply done - matting and layering with navy and cream card stock, the flourish stamped from Everything Eleanor and a few tiny flowers with gems.
My sentiment stamp is a 99p find at my local craft shop.

Right I'm off now to build me an ark - we have had thunder and torrential rain since early this morning and as I live on a hill we are now an island - the lane is flooded both ends!!!! - Bye for now - Jacqueline xx

7 comments:

  1. Very tasteful and elegant - I'm sure it will be well received.

    Hope you've ordered your snorkel and flippers too!! Stay safe on your island!

    Kathyk

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  2. This is really lovely Jacqueline and just right for such a sad occasion which I find difficult too.
    Does sound like weather for ducks up there and hope you're not marooned for too long.
    Hugs, Fliss xx

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  3. I think this is the perfect balance. I've been struggling to make some sympathy cards recently too. They are so hard to get right.
    We've just had a thunderstorm and it's like someone just turned the lights back on!

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  4. This is a tasteful design for a sympathy card - always difficult to make. Sorry to hear about your weather but at least you have an excuse to stay in and make cards

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  5. Lovely design, and gorgeous colour choice. Hope the rain stops for you soon! M x

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  6. We all hate making sympathy cards Jacqueline but this is perfect. You must be glad you're on the high ground - isn't this weird weather awful. Vicky x

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  7. Hope the ark is up and working! ;) But on a serious note, I am so sorry for your friend's loss. This is a perfect sympathy card--it is really pretty! :)

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