Thursday, October 24, 2013

Sympathy Card Using Cricut Art Philosophy Cartridge

Hello all you beautiful people.  The weather has still been warm here.  It has been a tough few weeks. My sister-in-law passed away in MO last Thursday during the night and her funeral was Wednesday. I wasn't able to attend due to my allergies.  I used the time to work on Sympathy cards for my brother and his family.

I created this card for my brother, Buddy.  I saw one on Pinterest; but it noted; so unable to find who created it.  I think I have created a card similar to this before; but I love this card layout.

Inside Of Card

Supplies used to create this card:

Die Cuts - Cricut Art Philosophy Cartridge
Cardstock - CTMH Juniper
Background Paper - Colorbok Whisper
Plaid Paper - Me & My Big Ideas
Ink - Juniper
Sentiments - CTMH Words Of Comfort - C1524
Buttons - CTMH Buttons - (retired)
Bird Image - CTMH Fabulous You - C1533 (retired)

I am entering this card in the following challenges:
Docerela Creations - Use an Embellishment
Jo's Scrap Shack - Anything Goes
Quick Quotes - Anything Goes
Sister Act Card Challenge - Anything Goes
Stampin For The Weekend - Anything Goes
Inkspirational - Anything Goes
Rogue Redhead Designs - DieCut Divas
Word Play Saturday - Anything
613 Avenue Create - Anything Goes or Create Your Own Challenge
Amusing Challenges - Text As A Background
Challenges 4 Everybody - Anything Goes
Fashionable Stamping Challenge - Make A Card (1 of 3)
Joanna Sheen Challenge - Button It Up
One Stitch At A Time - Anything Goes
Opus Gluei - Something For The Man In Your Life
Penny Black and More - Anything Goes (1 of 3)
Quirky Crafts - Favorite Things (Cricut Art Philosophy Cartridge) (1 of 3)
Scribble & Scrap - Anything Goes (1 of 3)
Stamping Sensations - All Creatures Great and Small (1 of 3)
Artistic Inspirations - Anything Goes (1 of 3)
The Crafty Bloggers Network - Anything Goes (1 of 3)
Make It Monday - Anything Goes
My Craft Creations - Anything Goes
Ooh La La Creations - Things With Wings
Perfectly Rustic - Pattern Paper
The Crafting Café - Anything Goes
Craft Room Challenge - Our Feathered Friends
Creative Craft Challenges2 - Anything Goes
Deep Ocean Challenge - Button It Up
Through The Craft Room Door - Anything Goes (1 of 2)
Inklings And Yarns - Anything Goes
Ruby's Rainbow - Button It
Word Art Wednesday - Anything Goes
Inspire Me Friday's - Anything Goes
Crafty Little Fairies - Anything Goes
Papercrafting Journey - Anything Goes

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  1. The layout on your first card is amazing! I love everything about it! I am pinning it so I can use it as inspiration later. I am sorry to hear about the loss of your sister in law. Hugs!

    1. Thanks so much Beth for your lovely compliment and for your kind words. There is only one card. The second part is always the inside. I like showing the inside for people. I wish more people did that; so I could have more ideas for the inside of my cards. LOL. You are welcome to pin all you like. Thanks. Be sure to register for my free candy above if you haven't already. Hugs, Gloria

  2. This is a lovely card, Gloria. I love the use of tones and pattern paper here. I'm sure your brother will love this card! Thank you so much for playing along with us at Perfectly Rustics this fortnight.

  3. Lovely sympathy card! Thanks for joining the RRD Rebel Challenge.

  4. Hi Gloria, So sorry to hear about the loss of your sister-in-law. I lost my mother-in law a couple of months ago. She was Australian, so we didn't go to the funeral. I am sure your brother and his family will love this card. It has a very tranquil feel to it. Hugs, Carol S.xx

  5. Beautiful card, Gloria! Love the rich color! I am so sorry for your loss! Thanks for stopping by to visit us here at 613 Avenue Create! We always enjoy your visits!
    Chana, Owner

  6. a gorgeous monochrome card!

    thank you so much for playing along with us at ruby's rainbow challenges!

    hugs and kisses from germany,
    silvi xoxo

  7. gorgeous card. saw it on MIM xx

  8. A beautiful and card the colour tones are lovely
    Thank you so much for sharing with us at ooh la la this week
    Happy Crafting

  9. Stunning mono card, inside and out! Thank you for joining us this week at OSAAT and good luck. HUgs


  10. Beautiful card the colours and design...and so sorry to hear of your Sister in laws passing..take care.
    Thanks for sharing with us at Make it Monday..

    Luv CHRISSYxx

  11. Beautiful card, Gloria. So sorry to hear of your loss.
    Thank you for joining us at the Scribble & Scrap Challenge and Good Luck!

  12. fab card love the colours, Thank you for joining us at OSAAT & good luck Pam DT xx

  13. Lovely card! Thank you for playing along this week at OSAAT. I sure hope to see you back again very soon. Good Luck in the challenge!!!


    CraftyGirl OSAAT DT

  14. Beautiful sympathy card. Thank you for joining us for the Crafty Bloggers Network Challenge.

    Sylv xx
    Crafty Bloggers Network DT

  15. Beautiful card! I love the colors, fab stamping too! Thank you so much for joining our Anything Goes Challenge at Inkspirational. We have just begun with a photo inspiration challenge today, I hope you'll check it out and join us in the fun!

  16. Your Sympathy card is just beautiful, I really like the image and colors you used. Thank you for sharing and joining us at OSAAT.

  17. I'm so sorry for your family's loss, I know it had to be hard for you not to be able to go to your sister-in-law's funeral but she knew you loved her. What a way to channel your love for her by making a card to comfort your brother. This is beautiful, soft and gentle and full of love and sympathy for what he is going through right now. I think the colors you selected, the sentiments, and the feel of it work so wonderfully together that it will make him feel you hugging him across the miles. Thank you for submitting such a beautiful, heartfelt, and thoughtful card to us for our Opus Gluei theme. I hope you consider returning to see us again for future themes.

  18. Absolutely love this layout...just so beautiful. Fabulous colour scheme too. Stunning.

    So sorry to hear about your loss.

    Thank you for joining us over at the Scribble and Scrap Challenge. Good luck.

  19. I am so sorry for you loss! This sympathy card is just beautiful. I love the color combination.

    Thank you so much for playing along with the Stitchy Bear Angel Design Team!

    Chriss - DT - One Stitch At A Time

  20. So sorry to hear about your sister-in-law. Your card is gorgeous, such a beautiful and delicate design
    Thank you for taking part in the Crafty Little Fairies Challenge this week
    Sue xx

  21. Beautiful, Gloria! Thanks SO MUCH for sharing in our challenge this week. I really enjoy your sweet creations.
    Word Art Wednesday

  22. Lovely use of different green patterned papers. Thanks for joining us at Perfectly Rustics.

  23. lovely range of greens thanks for joining us at OLL

  24. Lovely card. Love the greens. Thanks for playing along in our Blogaversay Anything Goes challenge at Creative Craft Challenges and good luck. Hugs, Gale DT

  25. Thank you for sharing your beautiful card with us at Craft-Room Challenge.
    xxx Hazel.

  26. A lovely card for such a sad occasion.
    Thank you for joining the Penny Black & More @ Allsorts Anything Goes challenge and good luck x Susan x

  27. A lovely card. Thank you for joining us at CBN Challenge. Marlene DT

  28. A beautiful card, love the detail by matching the inside of the card also. Thanks so much for joining us at Perfectly Rustics.

  29. It's very beautiful card, inside and out. Love the colors and your pretty design. Thank you so much for sharing it with us at Stamping Sensation.
    Eret x

  30. Such a beautiful card - Thanks so much for joining us at Fashionable Stamping Challenges - Love Laura xxx


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