Friday, April 13, 2012

Thoughts and Prayers

There is never a good time to make a sympathy card.  It's always a sad occasion, but it means so much to the recipient.  This is one kind of card that I never have on hand.

My husband's roommate from college lost his father this week and we wanted to let his family know that we are sharing in their sorrow, too.  I immediately grabbed my "Thoughts and Prayers" SU stamp set.  It's my go to set for sympathy cards.  I don't know why, but I always keep sympathy cards on the simple side.  I stamped the branch and the sentiment on some white card stock and embellished the flowers with a tiny punched white flowers and mini black brads.  I layered the top panel with black card stock and then adhered the whole piece to a white card base.  Quick, easy and ready to be mailed!

Stamps:  Thoughts and Prayers (SU)
Ink: Jet Black StaZon
Paper: White and Black card stock
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Doreen said...

This is gorgeous Pat,just right for the

Janice M said...

Pretty and CAS! I like the way you added the punched flowers. Thanks for playing along with us at Ppaer and Such!

Kylie said...

This is simply beautiful, Pat! Love the punched little flowers!
Thanks for playing along with us at AnnaBelle Stamps!

Take Care,
Kylie X

Anonymous said...

Firstly condolences, and secondly what a beautiful card for a sad occasion! Thanks for Joining us on the Pile It On challenge this time, see you soon! hugs Samantha :0)

Divinity said...

beautiful card :)

Sue W said...

Hi Pat, what an elegant card this image makes.....Perfect for the AnnaBelle Stamps challenge this week...Thanks for joining us.

Kathleen said...

This is so pretty and very elegant. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Creations
Kat xx

The Other Patti Sue said...

Very nicely done!Thanks so much for joining us at AnnaBelle Stamps!

Sue said...

CAS and so elegant Pat, perfect to put a smile on someone's face during a challenging time!
Thank you for sharing with us at AnnaBelle's this week! :)

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