11 September 2012

Ribbon Carousel #70

Hello, friends:)
Today we start another challenge over at the Ribbon Carousel! This week  Andrea has challenged us to make a sympathy card.  

I have to admit that I HATE making sympathy cards. They made me sad-- I'm sad because someone is gone and the family is grieving:( But I know that sympathy cards mean so much to the family, as well as lift their spirits and it lets them know that they are being held in precious prayer and thoughts.

That being said....I created a very soft sympathy card for this challenge. The papers are My Mind's Eye {Lavender}. I also used my Good Gab and FOLKal Point stamp sets by Paper Smooches. I used some of my NEW vintage seam binding from the RC {Posie and Muscade Beige}. This card has lots of product from the RC store!! LOVE it:) 
**NOTE:: I apologize for this horrible pic! This card is so pretty in real life!!! I will retake it once the sun comes out!!! :(  This is the old pic--now for the new ones:)
The RCC team would love for you to join in the fun this week! Here are the details:
  • Make your NEW creation following the ribbon carousel challenge (sketch, inspiration, style or color) image. Be sure to include some type of ribbon, twine, hemp, lace....basically, anything that comes on a spool.
  • Your creation can be ANYTHING from cards, quilts, sewn items, paper crafts, paintings! ***Be sure to have ribbon, bakers twine, jute twine, lace, thread (basically anything that comes on a spool) on your creation! And be sure to follow the RCC challenge theme!
  • Load your creation up onto your blog or a public viewing forum like SplitcoastStampers, (use the keyword RCC70) with a direct link back to The RCC blog post. Including the challenge graphic isn't a requirement, but sure is appreciated! A participant of our very first challenge didn't link back or mention our challenge and couldn't be named Top Spool, so don't let that happen to you!
  • Come back to The RCC blog post and link in your creation using the Inlinkz button at the bottom of this post. Your image may take a little while to pop up but don't worry it will appear shortly.
  • Be sure to come back the Friday after the challenge ends to see if YOU are a Top Spool! :D
This challenge will end on September 17th at 11:59pm EST.

Please head over to the Ribbon Carousel shop and check out their products!!! I just made a HUGE order because I loooooooove my ribbons and papers:) 

Thanks so much for stopping by! Be blessed:}


Miriam Prantner said...

These are such hard cards to create, but you hit the right notes. It's sweet, and lovely, and comforting.

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

This is BEAUTIFUL!! I loveeeeeee the colors and the bling!!!!

Pamela said...

Beautiful card!! :)

Colleen Dietrich said...

Sympathy cards *are* sad to make, but so special to those who receive them. :) I like the patterns you chose for this - soft and subdued.

Kara Lynne said...

So beautiful! Sympathy cards are tough to make, but always good to have on hand so you're not making them at the time (even sadder).

Jocelyn Olson said...

I agree that sympathy cards are tough to make, but always worse when you have to make one impromptu. :( Your card is GORGEOUS and the colors are pretty and uplifting.

Samantha Mann said...

your card is absolutely beautiful! and yes, they're the hardest to make! :(

Lisa Arana said...

soooo beautiful.