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Tuesday, 20 January 2015

With Sympathy

Today's card is sad but necessary. I needed a quick sympathy card for a friend who has had a death in the family and decided to use the marvellous feather die that came free with last month's Simply Cards and Papercraft magazine. I'm not sure why I associate feathers with death but the two go together in my head.




I've used a black base card and computer printed the greeting onto some textured card. I die cut two feathers from the same textured card and inked the edges using a black ink pad. Due to the background I have used in the photo they seem to have taken on a slightly purple hue. The feathers are mounted onto the card using different thicknesses of foam pad.

As I said, not the happiest of cards but just a token to let my friend know I am thinking of her.

I've entered this card into the challenges at:

Paperminutes Challenge - keep it simple

Thanks for visiting today

Sharon
x

8 comments:

  1. Beautiful feathers! This card makes for the perfect sympathy card!

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  2. So pretty, thanks for sharing with us at CCCB!

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  3. Beautiful way of using this die! Rebecca x

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  4. Beautiful card and I love those feathers!! Thanks so much for playing along with us at CCCB!!

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  5. This is so precious. I like the idea with the feathers.
    Thanks for joining us at Craft your Passion.
    xxx Michelle (DT)

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  6. Subtle, elegant and definitely heartwarming. The feathers are gorgeous. Thanks so much for joining us at CCCB!

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  7. so class
    Thanks for playing with the Not just card challenge Fanny (NJC DT)

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