I needed a card for a very sick friend who recently found out she has a very aggressive form of cancer. I gotta say, no fun writing out that one. But with this sketch and some new paper, I made the outside work at least.
The sentiment was especially hard but I found a sheet of 12” long stickers, all in strips, with several phrases per strip. I thought this one was perfect AND unexpectedly, matched the paper. I mean, how often does that happen?
The chipboard flourish is sprayed with Glimmer Mist, although you can’t see it, it is sparkly IRL. I added the pearls, I love getting them at the dollar store because I don’t feel guilty using so many!
The card base is a gatefold card. The main panel is glued on the left and the sentiment is adhered on the right, then tucks under the cute little clippie thing. You won’t believe where I got the flowers. I found a cute headband at Reitman’s, a business casual women’s store here in Canada. They were $5 so I left them. Then I found them for $1.99 when I went back so I bought 3! Each has about 10” of ribbon roses, 2 rows wide!
Paper: Capella-Basic Grey, ivory, blush CS-SU!
Ink: Antique Linen Distress ink
Accessories: headband ribbon, pearls-Kaisercraft, Dollarama, chipboard flourish-stash, Glimmer Mist-Tattered Angels, foam dots-Jody Morrow, clippie thing-Making Memories, ticket corner punch-SU!
Beautiful card! I'm sure your friend will love it, and find some comfort in your support. Great take on this week sketch.
Such a beautiful card! Thanks for playing at Unscripted Sketches!
Can I just say that card really speaks to me, and it says you love your friend very much! I am sure she will love it. The card is lovely, the colors beautiful. Thanks so much for joining us this week at Unscripted Sketches.
Oh how beautiful. I love that paper! Great job with the sketch. Thanks for creating with us at Unscripted Sketches.
Wow, this is gorgeous! I love that piece of chipboard and The flowery trim. Great use of the Unscripted sketch.
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