Friday, March 25, 2011

Amazing Grace and more Nikki Sivils Scrapbooking.....

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Last week I went to a funeral and after searching through my stash of cards I could not find a sympathy card that would work. So I made a quick card as I seriously ran around getting ready to go and get out the door in less then 45 mins. Do you remember the family I told you about when I brought them dinner and the mom was battling cancer, two Fridays ago she lost her fight with breast cancer. She was such an amazing women and has such a beautiful story!!! She truly touched so many peoples lives and I want to dedicate this post to her!!

This card did not turn out how I wanted, not sure what I was thinking when I pulled out the white paper, I should have used cream paper but I did not have time to re cut the cricut cut. I was not even going to post this card but I just had to share with Nikki Sivils AMAZING paper collection, "Something For Everyone".

Details and Material Used:
  • A2 Size Card - 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" (folded to 5 1/2" x 4 1/4")
  • 1st Layer - 5 1/4" x 4"
  • 2nd Layer - 5" x 3 3/4"
  • Leaf rectangle cut at 3.25" - StorybookCartridge
  • Patterned Paper - Nikki Sivils, Something For Everyone
  • White and Craft Card Stock - Recollections
  • Other Paper - Scraps
  • My Pink Stamper Stamp Set "More Faithful Sayings"
  • Peachy Keen - Medium Critter Faces
  • Tsukineko Dew Drop - Tuxedo Black
  • Black Gems - Joanns
  • Martha Stewart Ebony Writing Marker 
  • Adhesives - ATG and Zig 2-way

Now don't forget to leave a comment on every post this week, I am showcasing Nikki Sivils Scrapbooking Paper lines. Nikki has generously donated a large assortment of paper for me to give to one of my lucky followers. And you are able to leave one comment each day this week, that's 6 chances to win and I will choose my winner Monday Morning. Oh and be on the look out for another very special giveaway Monday!!!


sweetlilscrapper said...

i think it turned out nice in white :)

Maria said...

I think it's a pretty nice card! TFS

Scrappymama Elaine said...

Terrific card! TVA!
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Steph @ Crafting in the Rain said...

So sorry about your friend. That really is a lovely card, so you did a great job on it!

Glora said...

This is a sweet sympathy card. I'm so sorry for their loss. Hugs- Glora

BunnyFreak said...

I think it is a great sympathy card.

Regina said...

So sorry about your loss. Nice sympathy card. They are always so hard to make.

Luv Scrapping Together said...

I'm so sorry for your loss. I think this came out beuatifully for all the time you had to put in it. Sympathy cards are the hardest kind to make.


cinda said...

This turned out to be very nice. Sympathy cards are SO hard!
Hope you don't mind if I use it


readysetstamp said...

I am so sorry to hear about your loss. I really do like the card and the white is really nice. It is so bright and happy. I think it's perfect and will stand out. XOXO, Julie. :0)

Esther said...

Beautiful card!
So sorry for your loss!

Tamara said...

That turned out so nice! TFS!!
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Lisha said...

The stamp Amazing Grace is just great for the cute card. TFS
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aremus said...

What a beautiful card! TFS!!

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Ellen ♥ CardMonkey said...

I join with others in experssing sorrow for the loss of your friend's mother. The card is lovely -- and I am sure will touch the hearts of those who remember such a gracious woman.

Ellen ♥ CardMonkey

Amber said...

I'm so sorry to hear about your friend Cristi. My heart goes out her family and to you. Your card is beautiful and I'm sure it and the time you shared with them were well received! My prayers are with you all!

Tiffany said...

So sorry to hear about your loss. I think your card turned out amazing! TFS


Creative Cutter Room said...

So sorry for your friend. This is a thoughtful card. TFS Cathie

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