I know this appears to be in bad taste for a sympathy card with all the busyness and bling; but, one of my good friend's daughter died of cancer last week. Her daughter was all about fashion, so I thought this reflected her beauty and spirit. She left behind 3 children.
I used a sentiment from Thoughts and Prayers. I used a piece of jewelry inside the center framing which I so love to do after seeing Kitty use them so much. Kind of hooked on them.
Then, I knew when the time was right, the beautiful pearl/flower swirls given to me by AudreyAnn quite some time ago would work perfectly with this card. I always wait until things call me and this one did. I probably overdid it a bit, but who could stop?
I double looped the SU blushing bride ribbon that matches the blushing bride dp, lightly sponged the sentiment, paper pierced and used lots of dimensionals.
Thanks so much for taking the time for looking and hold those you love close.
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Date: Wednesday, September 12, 2012 GMT Views: 2806
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Wed, Sep 12, 2012 @ 7:08 PM
This is a stunning and beautiful card....and that fact that you have put your heart into it for the loss of someone close adds even more beauty to it. I just love pink and pearls - Prayers for you and this young lady's family.
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Wed, Sep 12, 2012 @ 7:31 PM
Oh, that is so sad and leaving behind those children...I can't stand to even think about it.
Your friend is sure to be lifted up with this beautiful creation. I know it will be a very special gift to her.
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Wed, Sep 12, 2012 @ 7:51 PM
Wow this is truly gorgeous. Your friend will surely appreciate the thought and love that went into this card as if reflects who her daughter was. Praying for this family and those sweet kids left without their mother.
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Thu, Sep 13, 2012 @ 4:51 AM
Pamzi this is so beautiful. I think this card is perfect because it reflects the spirit of your friend's daughter! I love all your breautiful elements, colors, swirls :), and especially your amazing ribbon bow. This card is a treasure. Hugs Twinzi. Zee you soon!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Thu, Sep 13, 2012 @ 5:07 AM
Pam, what a terribly sad situation. Girl, you have her spirit all over this beauty, and your heart as well. Completely beautiful.
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