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New Days Ease Sorrow

Inspired by Dawn's color challenge, so I created this card. At first, it seemed impossible. I decided to use the colors in minimal ways as opposed to bold versions. I did not have soft stone, so I used SU! going gray, which is almost the same color. Looking at the card, you may think that the pink and green are not raspberry fizz and new leaf, but they are. I colored the stamp in using those inks and my blender pen, which is how I achieved a softer hue of those shades.

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Card Instructions
  1. Trim going gray cardstock into an A2 card.
  2. Stamp flower on card front (stamp a portion of the stamp again).
  3. Using a blender pen and ink, color in flower stamp.
  4. Stamp sentiment.
  5. Trim raspberry fizz cardstock and adhere.
  6. Add ribbon.
:: My Goodies {New Days Ease Sorrow} ::
Stamps: Stampin' Up! - flower fancy; Papertrey Ink - with sympathy
Close to My Heart - black; Papertrey Ink - new leaf + raspberry fizz
Cardstock: Papertrey Ink - raspberry fizz; Stampin' Up! - going gray
Accessories: Stampin' Up!-blender pen; Papertrey Ink - true black ribbon
Card Size: 4.25" x 5.5"


Ann said...

Very pretty! Nice job with Dawn's colors!

Heather P. said...

Simply beautiful!

travelingmama said...

This was a great way to use the colors! Gorgeous!

Karen said...

Quite a beautiful card! I think this is the first sympathy card I've seen using these colors and you really pulled it off!! I often forget to use my blender pens...thanks for the reminder and the inspiration! :>

thescrapmaster said...

Gorgeous card! Very pretty and soft!
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whoistracy said...

Very pretty Ashley! I need to invest in a few blender pens- I've read they make a nice watercolor effect.

Winter said...

Very pretty! I love the elegant design!

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