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Sunday, January 16, 2011


Happy Sunday, all you beautiful bloggers!!!  I hope all's well as we come to the close of another weekend!  I don't want to sound as though I'm complaining, so I'll skip saying how I feel today and just keep everything happy!

Unfortunately, I'm sharing another sympathy card today.  I don't take a lot of pleasure in making these, but we all have to admit they are necessary.  Too, I'm hoping to inspire some who may have as much a difficult time coming up with ideas for these card as I do.  Besides, I'm keeping to my resolution to not run out of the "necessary" cards.  However, my next post will be something more cheerful and fun!!!  I promise!!!

Here's the card:

Here's a close-up:

Well, I'm off, back to my crafting table!!!

I'll be seeing you!


- - Sheryl - - said...

Hi Audrey I love the glitter border - very subtle color. thanks for showing us your creations.

Shelley said...

Audrey, The card is lovely.

Sandy from Ukiah said...

When I first started reading your post I thought you sound so cheerful I was hoping you were feeling better, but as I read on I decided you weren't feeling any better.. :-( I just got back from San Francisco I had to take Alex's girl friend to the airport.. she's going home (Kentucky) for about a week.

Oh these are such hard cards to make, but you did a beautiful job (as always) Audrey.. I so hope you are feeling better soon my friend. I need to start making the "necessary" cards too. BUT I so need to get my house cleaned up. hugs

Sparksgal said...

I find sympathy cards are the hardest to make for me. Yours turned out beautiful!

Beebeebabs said...

Great minds think alike (gumball machine) lol.

Audrey your Sympathy card is beautiful - thanks for the idea because Sympathy cards are very hard for me to make - most of the time I would just buy one!!

Jean said...

Beautiful card.

Rose said...

these are the hardest cards to make and you just keep making the most beautiful ones :)

Treva said...

Nice card, great work as usual Audrey.

ScrapCrazyyyy! said...

Audrey, were you able to see the doctor? Sounds like you are not feeling better yet...I am so sorry. I am amazed you can still create all these beautiful cards when you are not feeling well. (This is something I am unable to do!)

You did a great job on this - I love it!!!! I hope you don't have to use it for a long long time!!!!

Hugs to you!

Sheila aka SassyLady said...

Beautiful Card! This is something I need to make and just haven't. This is beautiful. Feel better!

Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator said...

Beautiful card Audrey!!! i have a hard time with these card too! I'm glad you are back in your craft room YAY!!

CraftyGirl said...

This is stunning! I love the Bible on the front and the delicate pearls!
Barb :)

lovemypaper said...

Such a beautiful card love it!

Carol's Sweet Creations! said...

Audrey, this is gorgeous my friend!!! I love, love, love the color blue! I know is hard to make card like these, but we most. I hope you have a blessed day!
Ps. I can't wait to see your next card!.
HUgs, Carol L.

Michelle said...

This card is beautiful. I have never made a sympathy card, as I find it very difficult to do. You did a great job. Thanks for sharing.

Barb's Boys said...

Very soothing Audrey...nice job.

just2ducky said...

Beautiful card and execution - love all the details.

Staying Crafty said...

Very beautiful! I'm sure someone would really appreciate this beautiful gesture in a time of need.

Ina said...

What an exquisite card. The care and love you put into this sympathy card shows. I'm sad you had to make it. Knowing how to make and what to say in a a sympathy card is one of the biggest challenges many crafters face. Thanks for the inspiration.