Thursday, November 21, 2019

Stampin' Up! Waterfront Sympathy Card for the Happy Inkin' Thursday Blog Hop

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The Waterfront Stamp Set was perfect for a needed sympathy card for a friend. My inspiration came from Teri Polcock.

The card base is Night of Navy with an adhered burlap mat from the Pressed Petals Specialty Designer Series Paper.

On a piece of Whisper White, I stamped the front mountain in Soft Suede and then stamped again, without reinking, so it looks like it's farther away. I stamped the sun in Daffodil Delight. Then I stamped the grassy area in Pear Pizzazz. The water is stamped in Pool Party with the larger water stamp, Blueberry Bushel with the smaller water stamp and then again with the spotted stamp. The trees are stamped in Old Olive.

I used the three smallest birds from the High Tide Stamp Set and inked them in Early Espresso. It also covered up a splotch of ink in the sky :-) 

While I had the Early Espresso ink out, I stamped the sentiment from Flourishing Phrases and cut it out with one of the Stitched Rectangle Dies. 

Before I cut the art panel out with one of the dies from Layered Circle Dies, I sponged the sky with Seaside Spray. I matted it on Early Espresso card stock cut from one of the scalloped circle dies. I glued the two circles together with liquid glue and adhered that to the card base with Dimensionals. I cut a piece of Burlap Ribbon and adhered it with glue dots. Then I adhered the sentiment with Mini Dimensionals.

For the inside...

I stamped the sentiment from Flourishing Phrases on Whisper White card stock with Night of Navy ink. I stamped the palm trees from the Waterfront stamp set using Mossy Meadow ink and Crumb Cake ink. Fini!

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  1. This is gorgeous Karen :) I have to admit I'm a bit intimidated by this set, but you made it work perfectly

  2. Very pretty Karen! The colors are perfect, great mountain scene too! :)

  3. Very lovely and appropriately sedate. Love that Waterfront set. So versatile

  4. Absolutely gorgeous! Love that image on the burlap-y DSP! Perfect!

  5. Karen, sorry to hear you friend needed a sympathy card, but I know this beautifully created card will lift her heart indeed!

  6. Karen, it perfect. Mine do not turn out this great. I need more practice. It is so appropriate for a sympatgy card so serene.😊


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