Friday, 20 October 2017

With Sympathy card

Hello and welcome

My card today was made a couple of weeks ago and is one for my charity box.

I used the flower from my recent club demo where I demonstrated the whitewash technique.  I wanted to try it on black card too so embossed and cut out a flower with black card.  I painted some ink from a Brilliance white pad onto the flower and when dry painted over areas with a purple distress ink.

The leaves were cut from a scrap of black card and the music paper is from a small piece I had left from a card I made at a recent workshop with Wendy Stenton.



This was one of the cards we made with Wendy.  I didn't actually get it finished and this is the photo I took when I got home.

We had heat embossed and coloured some flowers and leaves.  I cut them out  and stuck on in the corner just above the bow in the afternoon.  It was great fun to make.




As my sympathy card was made with snippets I would like to join in with the girls in the Playground at :
Pixies Snippets Workshop - Weeks 303 & 304

35 comments:

  1. This whitewash technique is one I have to try yet. Your card is so beautiful, love the whole design and the flower!!

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  2. Two beautiful cards, Barb. They're perfect for sympathy cards, but would also be great designs for birthday cards. I love the piano keys on the bottom one, very clever. xx

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  3. What a lovely effect on that flower Barb, such a pretty card! The piano is a terrific design, so clever! Have a lovely weekend! Luv & Hugs. Hazel xx
    My Card Attic

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  4. Two lovely cards - the whitewash technique is so effective and music paper is great for the black and white effect with the flower giving that subtle pop of colour

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  5. Stunning cards Barb, love the whitewash technique.xx [aNNie]

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  6. Beautiful cards Barb, love the flower :)
    Hugs Kaz xx

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  7. Two great cards. The piano card is fabulous. We have a friend who is an x piano teacher do he would love a card made like this. Must remember for his birthday . Hugs Mrs A.

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  8. both are so elegant, I love them.

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  9. Two really lovely cards, the flower looks fab and I like both cards with the black and white and the tad of another colour.

    Kath x

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  10. love these music themed cards. I've been asked for sympathy cards in my classes, so thanks for the ideas xxx

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  11. Fabulous cards Barb, the first one is perfect for a sympathy card and I love the piano design on the second one.
    Pauline - Crafting with Cotnob
    x

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  12. Lovely cards Barb. I think the sympathy card is very tasteful and love the flower you have used as it is such a pleasant change from the traditional Lily often chosen for such cards. x Anne

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  13. Beautiful cards Barb - love that dark flower with the white and purple - really dramatic
    Blessings
    Maxine

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  14. Both are lovely cards Barb, perfect for the occasion. I do like the look of the whitewash technique, I may just give this a go!
    Janice x

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  15. Absolutely gorgeous Barb, fabulous colours and designs, and I think that the sympathy card is just perfect for a sad occasion, Kate x

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  16. A beautiful card Barb, I'm just going around leaving comments and putting of making a sympathy card (cos I really don't want to be making this one) trying to put off the deed.

    Sue xx

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  17. Ι love both your cards, Barb. They are really great!

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  18. great cards Barb...love that fun piano one. Have a good wk.
    xxKaren

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  19. Both look great! Love the flower and the desgn of your 2nd one is super! Hugs, Gerrina

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  20. Beautiful cards,Barb.Love the pretty flower on the first card and the piano on the second card.

    Gr,Sylvia.

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  21. Two beautiful cards Barb.
    Hugs Veerle x

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  22. Two stunning cards. I love how your flower turned out x

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  23. Two wonderful cards Barb, the piano is great and I love the flower on the first xx

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  24. I love both cards Barb - and am fascinated by the whitewash technique. One to try out.

    Lovely to see you in the snippets playground!

    Hugs

    Di xx

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  25. Two great cards. The flower turned out wonderfully using the black card.

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  26. Wonderful cards Barb, your flower is beautiful and a great technique you have used, great piano card also.
    Hugs Babs x

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  27. Both of these are beautiful! I love your flower. xxx

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  28. Apologies for missing out on commenting on some great cards Barb, this pair of music themed ones are stunning, the sympathy one is perfect.

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  29. Hi Barb, Thanks for the recent visit after I'd been MIA for so long. Lovely to hear from an old friend. I love the technique you've done on this floral sympathy card. The flower is just stunning and it looks so pretty over the musical score. It's a perfect sympathy card as well, and you've done a super job in the designing. Hope that your time away was loads of fun, and now you're home again and can rest up! Hugs &TFS

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  30. The piano card is a brilliant and fairly easy idea. I really like that flower with the whitewashed technique. I hadn't heard of that before. Great cards!

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  31. These are both so, so beautiful, Barb! I love that flower and the piano card is simply sensational!! Hugs, Darnell

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  32. I never find sympathy cards an easy card to make but I love yours. Happy crafting, Angela xXx

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  33. These are beautiful Barb - I love that piano and the sympathy card is just fabulous...the hardest card to make! Hugs rachel x

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  34. I really love the look you got using DI over white Brilliance! Lovely card, Barb! The piano card is fabulous!

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