Saturday, April 9, 2016

CAS Thinking of You card

I am at that point again where the lady at my church who sends cards to those who deal with grief or other crisis situations needs more of them. I volunteered to create the cards for her because there really isn't anything more special than receiving a handmade card, right? 

Emboss resist - something I don't do very often. I wanted to do it directly on the card so washi tape worked great to keep the ink from "traveling" outside the desired area. I have also learned to keep a container of wipes at my workspace so I can wipe my hands after using sponges because I have ruined far too many cards with fingerprints where they don't belong... Such is the life of a paper crafter! 


Products used are all Close To My Heart

Paper: White Daisy Cardstock
Stamps: In the Background (ret.), Casual Expressions
Inks: White Daisy Pigment Ink, Peacock, Lagoon, Glacier
Accessories: Lagoon Ribbon (ret.), White Embossing Powder, Heat Tool, Sponges

Enjoy, 
Alyson



3 comments:

  1. Hey, what a noble duty! And it is easier to make generic handmade sympathy cards (and cards like that) before you actually need them. This is lovely.

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  2. Very pretty! Love the look and your color choices.

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  3. What an elegant card and in what is probably my favorite color. Your card is perfect for any occasion but especially for this card ministry. Beautiful!

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