Monday, March 26, 2012

Thinking of you...Sympathy Card

I needed a card to send to a friend who just lost his brother. So, okay, this is a pretty feminine card for a guy, but I know his wife will appreciate the card. I had the image already colored, and since I needed the card TODAY, I thought I would generate an appropriate sentiment on the inside.

So, a short post, here is my card...

A close-up of how I colored this lovely image from Saturated Canary called Canary Love. I made the bird to be a dove.

A side view of the card with a peek to the inside...

Here is the sentiment I generated on the computer...

And the salutation panel...

Finally here is the artistic, skew-if look at the card...


The dp and cardstock is all from my stash, the flowers from Wild Orchid Crafts, bow/twine on the inside is from my stash as is the charm. The image is colored with Copic markers and shaded with Distress Ink.

I have entered this card into the Saturated Canary Challenge for this two weeks.

Thanks for stopping by for a visit today...so much appreciated!

Blessings and hugs,
Barb

20 comments:

  1. Oh my GOSH! BARB! This is so, so gorgeous! Your coloring is outstanding!

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  2. So pretty, Barbara! I hope you have a blessed day!

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  3. Love this, Barb! I'm so glad to see it used as a sympathy card, it actually works for it! Of course, the coloring is spectacular and the flower arrangement works beautifully!! Someday, I will color like you! Ha!
    Hugs,
    Teri

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  4. Barb, this is a very pretty card, would cheer up anyone, with those awesome colors, beautiful laytout, and your awesome coloring.
    Have a nice day. Hugs;

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  5. Oh my goodness! I love this...so precious and the colors...everything is fabulous! Hugs! Leah Ann

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  6. I don't think anyone could color Krista sweet ladies any better than you can Barb. This is gorgeous - big sigh!!!!!
    Sandy

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  7. WOW, this is such a gorgeous card. The details are amazing. BTW, when you get a chance, please hop over to my blog as I have an award for your. Thanks for your inspiration.

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  8. WOW, this is such a gorgeous card. The details are amazing. BTW, when you get a chance, please hop over to my blog as I have an award for your. Thanks for your inspiration.

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  9. Hi Barb! Your coloring is awesome on her!!! Beautiful card and I'm sure they appreciated it!

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  10. Beautifully coloured Barb, stunning card. I'm sure it will be appreciated
    Hugs Julie P

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  11. Sorry you had to use this for a Sympathy Card but she sure is a beauty and you colored her magnificiently! Lovely DP's and flowers too!
    Hugs, Cathy-Lynn

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  12. Hi Barb, I'm sure your friends will find comfort in your thoughtfulness!! The card is gorgeous and your coloring is beautiful!!
    Hugs,
    Suzan

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  13. wowzers!! the colors on her skirt are so pretty used together!!

    thanks for joining in our SC challenge!! we're so happy to have you!!

    xx

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  14. This is Gorgeous with a capital G!! You have coloured her beautifully!!

    Thanks for joining us at Saturated Canary Challenges!

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  15. omg barb this is just absolutely stunning!! i love all the different layers to the card and especially the sentiment inside
    Thank you for popping in and joining us over on the saturated canary challenge blog
    hugs Lou x

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  16. Barb, this is soooo GORGEOUS!!! Your coloring skills are beyong amazing, and I just love everything about it!! A truly stunning work of art and heart!!
    hugs, Sharon

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  17. holy moly girlfriend!!! This is STUNNING!!! Your colors and coloring is out of this world!!
    hugs..............

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  18. This is such a gorgeous card. The image and colours are fabulous. Hugs Michele x

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  19. I have just found your blog via google search saturated canary...and I am now a follower because I instantly fell in love with your work. You are such a fabulous creator and I cant wait to have a better look around your blog XOX Tania I LOVE this card XOX

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Hugs....Barb