Monday, January 25, 2016

With Sympathy

I recently learned that a friend of mine lost her oldest son in a car accident.  Here is the card I made for her.

I started with white card stock cut and folded to make a 4 1/4" X 5 1/2" card base.  I cut a black mat at 4 1/8" X 5 3/8". Finally I cut another white mat at 4" X 5 1/4".  I embossed that mat with the Maltese Anna Griffin embossing folder.  It is one of my favorite embossing folders.

Next I used some distress inks, abandon coral, squeezed lemonade, and peacock feathers, to create a background of my butterfly.  Using a set of Memory Box dies I cut the background of the butterfly out of the distressed paper and cut the overlay out of black.  I used my wink of stella pen in clear to go over the entire black layer before adhering it to the front of the butterfly.  I added a black ribbon and stamped my sentiment with Memento Tuxedo black ink.  I am pleased how it turned out.

5 comments:

  1. So sorry to hear about your friend's loss of her son... you made a beautiful card I'm sure she will treasure.

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  2. Your card is beautiful! The butterfly says so much. I'm so sorry for your friend's loss.
    Thanks for sharing,
    Judy

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  3. Your card is beautiful, Deanna.

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  4. So sorry for your friends loss....
    A beautiful card.
    Have a blessed day,
    Migdalia
    Crafting With Creative M

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