Saturday, August 18, 2012

US172 Sympathy


Happy Saturday!  The weatherman lied last night; he said today was going to be rainy, but it is absolutely beautiful here today—cool and sunny, so I plan to do some activities outside!  First, though, I had to make a sympathy card…a dear friend at church passed away suddenly, so this is for her family:


It uses the Unscripted Sketches sketch#172:

There was a piggyback color challenge, but I chose to keep to the neutral hues of this beautiful MME Be Amazing-Follow your Heart papers.  I used shades of Crumb Cake, Sahara Sand, and Going Gray, and SU’s Papaya Collage, Nature Walk, French Foliage, and Established Elegance for my images and a Papertrey sentiment:


An Our Daily Bread Bible verse for the inside:


If you have any questions, please send me an email!  And be sure to come back tomorrow for the Paper Players challenge!

I made Cassidy a mini cupcake for her birthday….she licked all the icing off and she was done!



That’s the best part anyway!  Enjoy your day!



  1. Your card is beautiful, LeAnne. The soft colors are so peaceful and serene. So sorry about the passing of your friend from church. Sympathy cards are always so tough to make but I'm sure her family will appreciate your card to remember their loved one.

    Wow, cooler weather sounds AMAZING right about now. Another day in the 100's here! I think I'm going to follow Cassidy's lead and have a cupcake to go along with the heat. :)

  2. Gorgeous card!
    I am inspired!!!

  3. I love the neutral colors, LeAnne! The shimmer on the flowers is just the right touch. I know your friend will love the card and more importantly, she'll treasure the thought behind it.

    Like you, I'm loving the cool weather today! Perfect for canning!

  4. What a beautiful card. You've combined the images from the different sets beautifully to create a gorgeous collage.

  5. Lovely sympathy card LeAnne. I thought we were over the heat wave, but I just got in from the rugby field and I am as red as a tomato!

  6. Oh this is gorgeous! Love the vintage feel and colours. Your collage is beautiful! I just can't do collages well. This is a perfect sympathy card and will be much appreciated I'm sure.
    That's cute - licking the icing off - she is learning quickly;)

  7. Love the vintage feel of the card LeAnne. Cassidy's cupcake looks yummy.

  8. Once more, I'm sorry you need a sympathy card but this is beautiful! As for the cupcake- that must be a little kid thing. I've seen SO many naked cupcakes left shivering on a table after a party. :)

  9. So sorry you needed to make a sympathy card but what a beauty you made! I think I would have to add a few more stampings to my usual 3 to describe this - wowza! And Miss C is a girl after my own heart!

  10. Beautiful card LeAnne. Sorry to hear about another loss. I guess when i pass on I hope it is sudden but it is is so hare on the family.
    Enjoy you nice weather. We are having wonderful weather here too.

  11. Beautiful vintage-style card with so many wonderful details. It's the type of card a person could look at several times and see a different treat each time. Gorgeous!
    Thanks for sharing your talent and playing along with us at Unscripted Sketches.

  12. Oh how you've inspired me with all of your gorgeous layers. So Very well done. Thanks for bringing your art to Unscripted Sketches this week, you have inspired me!

  13. Love the layers! Your colors are beautiful. Thank you for joining us at Unscripted Sketches :)

  14. What a stunning card LeAnne ~ so sorry to hear about your friend...Cassidy and I would be well together, I too love icing!

  15. What a beautiful card - love the colors! Thanks for playing this week at Unscripted Sketches!

  16. Absolutely lovely ... such a beautiful combination of neutral tones ... so glad you joined us at Unscripted Sketches.

  17. The neutral colors are absolutely perfect for this card. I love all details that you have perfectly crafted into this creation! Thanks for choosing our Unscripted Sketch to play along with and for sharing those cute pics of your daughter - looks like she was totally 'into' that cupcake!

  18. This is such a beautiful card. You have used all my favourite things, MME Be Amazing-love that stuff, SU ink colours-crumb is sooo my favourite and anything PTI.
    Love the verse too. Thanks for playing along at unscripted sketches.

  19. love the vintage look...gorgeous design paper! Thanks for playing at Unscripted Sketches♥


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