Creations by Lynn Weiss ~ Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator

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Wednesday, February 02, 2011

Perfect Plum Sympathy

The Just Believe set makes such beautiful cards for any occasion...even sad ones. Here is a sympathy card I had to make recently. I really love the color combo I used...Crumb Cake, Basic Black & Perfect Plum.

I used the thumping technique to color this image. To do that you color your image using markers and then use a darker color which you tap or "thump" onto the rubber. Real technical, eh? I don't really know how else to describe it? lol But it adds some nice shading without taking a lot of time.

Stamps: Just Believe, Teeny Tiny Wishes
Card stock: Crumb Cake, Basic Black, Perfect Plum & Very Vanilla
Ink: Certainly Celery, Always Artichoke, Pink Pirouette, Perfect Plum & Basic Black
Accessories: Basic Pearls, Perfect Details Embossing Plate, Scallop Trim Border, Modern Label & Window Word Punches

Thanks for stopping by today!

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3 comments:

Pat's little corner of the world said...

lynn,
I love this...Don't have this set yet! I love the way you made your main image look like it is done on linen..Great card.
Your blogger buddy

Karman said...

As usual, another beautiful card!

Cheri and Jim said...

Beautiful card...Sorry that you had to make a sympathy card :)