Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Another Tuesday Throwdown

I can't believe how many serious illness and sympathy cards I have needed lately. So to refill my stash, I made another Thinking of You for Tuesday Throwdown I think with the right sentiment, you can use most Thinking of You cards for sympathy also.
I cleaned out my box of wrapping papers the other day and found this gorgeous rose print. I had just spotted a card on pg 111 of the Stampin' Up! catalog (see it here). My wrapping paper looks very close and I decided to case that card. The gold foil doily piece and the sentiment are from SU. I used the Botanical Blooms dies to make the flowers. A little Wink of Stella gives them some shine. That is a sheer pink ribbon with a double bow on the edge. And then the gold thread is tied in another bow on top of the pink one. I like the way the gold thread weaves through the banners.
I did a sentiment on the computer and then used the large rose from SU Rose Wonder set, colored it with a light pink marker, huffed on the stamp and then stamped it over the sentiment. I like the subtleness of it yet it gives something extra to the inside.


  1. This is a lovely sympathy card, Donna. I think using wrapping paper for pp is inspired! And I agree with you that 'thinking of you' stamps are so all-purpose, however, I hope your need for such cards slows down soon! Hugs, Darnell

  2. Beautiful card, and that light-colored stamp on the inside is stunning!

  3. I think this is wonderful, Donna, and I love your idea of being able to use Thinking of You for sympathy cards, too. Thanks so much for joining in our "Thinking of You" challenge at Tuesday Throwdown this week and good luck in the draw.

  4. Beautiful. Wrapping paper does have many uses. I love it for iris folding. It's wonderful to have you join us for Tuesday Throwdown's Thinking of You Challenge. Good luck. Hugs, Debi TT DT