Showing posts with label Sympathy Card. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Sympathy Card. Show all posts

Monday, May 7, 2018

Does Some Bunny Need a Hug Card - Guest Designer for Whimsy Stamps



Hello there, today I have the pleasure of guest designing for Whimsy Stamps.
As soon as I saw this cute little Hugs Bunny set, I just knew I had to add it to my collection. I find hugs always make things better, especially when it comes to my kids. But, many times even adults need a hug too, especially when times are tough or someone just had a rough day. I'm pretty sure this set is going to be very loved.

Does Some Bunny Need a Hug Card - Guest Designer for Whimsy Stamps by ilovedoingallthingscrafty

To make this card, I started by stamping out the bear and bunny image on a piece of watercolor paper, using Blackout ink. I then masked the images and stamped out one of the wreaths from the Farm House Wreath set. Then I colored the images in using Tombow Dual Brush markers and blended the colors out with a water brush. The sentiment was stamped out using a white pigment ink on black cardstock, and then I heat set with white embossing powder. Finished the card by adhering the panel to an A2 top folding card and then added some sequins, Wink of Stella sparkle and glossy accents as a finishing touch.

Tombow Pens Used: 158, 177, 225, 772, 800, 942, 990, 992, N15

Here is a close up of this adorable embrace 💓
Does Some Bunny Need a Hug Card - Guest Designer for Whimsy Stamps by ilovedoingallthingscrafty

I love how simple and sweet this card turned out and hope you did too. One of the hardest kinds of cards I find to make are sympathy cards, yet I think a card think this would be perfect just by changing out the sentiment. Thanks so much for stopping by, I really do appreciate it. For more inspiration using Whimsy Stamps please visit their Blog.

Happy Crafting  Everyone,
and since today Monday and usually the hardest day to get through, I'm sending HUGS to all 😊

SUPPLIES
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Strathmore WATERCOLOR
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Blackout Hybrid Detail Ink
Blackout Hybrid Detail Ink
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Tonic Studios Tim Holtz Stamp Platform
Tonic Studios Tim Holtz Stamp Platform
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Post-it Super Sticky Full Adhesive Notes
Post-it Super Sticky Full Adhesive Notes
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Tombow Dual Brush Pen Color Set With Desk Stand - Set of 96
Tombow Dual Brush Pen Color Set With Desk Stand - Set of 96
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Tim Holtz Detailer Water Brush
Tim Holtz Detailer Water Brush
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EK Success POWDER TOOL Applicator
EK Success POWDER TOOL Applicator
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Hero Arts UNICORN White Pigment Ink Pad
Hero Arts UNICORN White Pigment Ink Pad
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Ranger Embossing Powder, .60 oz, White
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Black & Decker HG1300 Dual Temperature Heat Gun
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3M Scotch 1/2-Inch Double-Sided Foam Tape
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Recollections Black Heavyweight Cardstock 110bs
Recollections Black Heavyweight Cardstock 110bs
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Sakura 6 WHITE Gelly Roll Classic Medium Point Pens Set
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ZIG Wink of Stella GLITTER CLEAR Brush Tip Marker
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Studio Katia MAJESTIC Fusion Sequins
Studio Katia MAJESTIC Fusion Sequins
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Double Ended Jewel Picker
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Ranger Inkssentials Glossy Accents, 2-Ounce
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Quilled Creations PRECISION TIP Applicator Bottle
Quilled Creations PRECISION TIP Applicator Bottle
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Recollections Cardstock 110lb BALLERINA
Recollections Cardstock 110lb BALLERINA
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3M Scotch PINK ATG ADVANCED TAPE GLIDER
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Elmers X-Acto 12” Base Guillotine
Elmers X-Acto 12” Base Guillotine
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Martha Stewart Crafts Scoring Board 12x12
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Thursday, January 11, 2018

Sending Hugs and Prayers Sympathy Card


Today was a sad day for me...
I said my goodbye to a long time friend, colleague and mentor. I had worked with Jan for almost 20 years. She was super smart, so funny and sarcastic, beautiful, and one the best Nurses I've ever worked with. She was for a very long time our Charge Nurse and go to person for all our questions and always someone I looked up to and admired.  When I first started at the hospital one day at lunch, I remember a comment Jan made to me. She said that I looked like I was just a kid and that I could be her daughter, (she probably would of had to have me at 16, lol) but from that point on she became my work mom. Today was her celebration of life and though she left us too soon, she had a beautiful one. I will miss her terribly as we all will at work 😪 

So on to today's card...
As sad as the situation is, I always like to look for the beauty in things, and as I made this card I thought of Jan. I think Jan would of loved this card and hopefully her family will too.

Sending Hugs and Prayers Sympathy Card

The card was actually quite simple to put together. I began by stamping out the background with versamark ink and then added some Raven embossing powder and heat set it, then die cut my panel.
Next, I cut out the prayers word die 4 times. To the top prayer die I stamped the coordinating stamp on top again using versamark ink and this time used gold embossing powder and heat set it. I then stacked and glued 3 of the word dies together. Finally I cut out the velum layer, stamped and heat set the images and then glued the prayers in place. Right behind where I had glued the prayers stacked dies, I then glued the last die cut behind the vellum. This created a larger surface area to adhere the vellum layer to the front panel and it also lifted the vellum off the card ever so slightly.

Sending Hugs and Prayers Sympathy Card

To the inside, I just finished the card with this simple sentiment.


Hope this card Sending Hugs and Prayers Sympathy Card has inspired you today.
Goodbye Jan 💔

Thanks for stopping by!
Happy Crafting  :)

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HA Stamp And Cuts PRAYERS Coordinating Set
HA Stamp And Cuts PRAYERS Coordinating Set
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VersaMark Watermark Stamp Pad
VersaMark Watermark Stamp Pad
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Vellum Value Pack 8.5"X11" 50/Pkg
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Spellbinders PIERCED RECTANGLES
Spellbinders PIERCED RECTANGLES
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Sizzix Big Shot
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Sizzix Big Shot Magnetic Platform
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STANDARD CUTTING PADS
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ZIG Glue Pen FINE TIP Two Way Acid Free
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Simon Says Stamp 2.5 Inch ACRYLIC BLOCK
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Ranger Embossing Powder, Super Fine Gold
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Brutus Monroe Ultra Fine Embossing Powder Raven
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Inkadinkado Embossing Magic
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Black & Decker HG1300 Dual Temperature Heat Gun
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Recollections White Heavyweight Cardstock 110bs
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Recollections Black Heavyweight Cardstock 110bs
Recollections Black Heavyweight Cardstock 110bs
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Elmers X-Acto 12” Base Guillotine
Elmers X-Acto 12” Base Guillotine
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Martha Stewart Crafts Scoring Board 12x12
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