Friday, November 4, 2011

Another Sympathy Card

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This is the sixth sympathy card I have needed in two weeks!  But it gave me a chance to use a Waltzingmouse set that hasn’t seen ink in a long while!

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I’m not very good at making cards with scenery on them, and although I love the tree and the hills, I am not sure about the house in the background.  It looks a little crooked in my photo but it is straight on the card!  Anyway, the hills are masked and sponged with Lucky Limeade and Always Artichoke on a Baja Breeze card; the tree was stamped in Chocolate Chip.  The house was stamped, trimmed to fit the hills and glued on separately, then I stamped the tree branch over it again with my Stamp-a-ma-jig….very, very carefully!  A simple sentiment and ribbon/button trim finished it off.   I really love the effect of this and was happy that I tried to make a “scene”!  Thanks for visiting today!  Be sure to come back shortly for the posting of my blog candy winner!

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Cassidy & Grampy sharing a snack!

Wee Details:

  • Stamps:  Blessed by You, Waltzingmouse; Sentimental Occasions, MTME
  • Paper:  Baja Breeze, Whisper White
  • Ink:  Chocolate Chip, Lucky Limeade, Always Artichoke, Basic Gray, Sahara Sand
  • Acc:  Sponges, Ribbon, Button, SAMJ

4 comments:

  1. Sorry you need another sympathy card but it is fabulous! I LOVE your scene and think the house looks great! And fab picture of Cassidy and Grampy- love the sweater!

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  2. That is funny they both smile the same.
    Wonderful card but sorry you needed one.
    Sending Hugs,
    Linda

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  3. Ohhhh, Leanne, this is wonderful! I love primitive art (actually most of the artwork in my house is this genre) and your card makes such a touching and beautiful sympathy card. It is beautiful.

    Speaking of beautiful, so is Miss Cassidy having a snack with Grampa!

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  4. LeAnne, amazing job with the card. The hills are fabulous. As for the pick.... oh boy.... the genes are showing through :-) Love it!
    hugs
    jaydee

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