Thursday, May 26, 2011

You're In My Prayers


I have a thing for small country chapels, so Impression Obsession's Church cling stamp really speaks to me. Inspired by the muted tones of the Melissa Frances 5th Avenue paper pack, I stamped the image in a lighter color and opted to sponge on some light blue ink in lieu of more full-blown coloring. I like the soft look! The beautiful die-cut frame is the largest die from the Spellbinders Fleur de Lis Rectangle Nestabilities.





The sentiment, "You're in my Prayers," is from JustRite's new Just Because Mini Sentiments set. I can see getting lots and lots of mileage from the sentiments in this set! I stamped the sentiment in Tumbled Glass Distress Ink, then die-cut it with JustRite's Nested Frames Custom Dies by Spellbinders.




Let's talk about Kaisercraft's Paper Blooms -- love them! Why? They're available in 17 luscious colors, each pack has ten blooms of varying shapes and sizes, the packs (all but white) have some slight color variations among them, and they're reasonably priced. I also like that they're a more modest size and style - wonderful as accents without overpowering whatever else you've got going on with your card or project.

Other card details include: Maya Road trinket pins, lace trim, crinkled seam binding, Kaisercraft  adhesive pearls, and a layer of vellum to add to the soft feel. I also spritzed the whole card front with some Sparkle Psst Shimmer Spritz by Tsukineko.

Before I go, a word of thanks for the prayers and support last week when I posted about a loss within my extended family. Hugs and love to all!





Stamps: Church Cling Set (Impression Obsession); Just Because Mini Sentiments (JustRite)
Paper: Stampin' Up White Naturals card stock, Melissa Frances 5th Avenue, Papertrey vellum
Ink: Papertrey Smokey Shadow, Stampin' Up Soft Sky, Tumbled Glass Distress Ink, VersaMagic Wheat
Accessories: Spellbinders Fleur de Lis Rectangle Nestabilities and Deckle Rectangle Nestabilities, Spellbinders Nested Frames Custom Dies for JustRite, Kaisercraft Coconut Paper Blooms and adhesive pearls, Maya Road trinket pins, crinkled seam binding, lace trim, vellum, paper piercer, needle, thread, foam tape, Tsukineko Sparkle Psst Shimmer Spritz
Size: 6" square

35 comments:

  1. Beautiful card and stamp!!! love it!
    xxx
    Dutch Tulip
    Marja

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  2. Thank you so much for your comments. I´m so sorry about your loss...Your sympathy card is so beautiful and show Big Love. I Love it! Many Hugs

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  3. wow, this is just stunning!

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  4. stunning
    barbara T

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  5. Love the soft feel to this card! the flowers are grea as is the FDL die framing the focal image. Fab as always, Amy :)

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  6. it's absolutely beautiful!!!

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  7. Amy, your sympathy card makes my toes curl! It's that eye-fetching. Question: does the JustRite Just Because Mini Sentiment set of stamps come with a base? Or are they clear acrylic or cling type stamps? I'd like to know if I need to purchase a stamping block in order to use this set. Thanks so much.

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  8. Simply beautiful! one of the prettiest sympathy cards I've seen!

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  9. Oh My Gasp! what a beautiful beautiful card!!! Did I mention beautiful??? WOW

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  10. So stunning! Thanks for the inspiration.

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  11. I love the soft look too! And again, a beautiful combination of dies. You really make me desire every die you present in your work! :-)

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  12. Absolutely stunning card! Love everything about it...just beautiful! TFS.
    Arlene.

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  13. I like little country churches too. Reminds me of my Grandpa's church.

    Love the card. It is so, so pretty!

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  14. So soft and pretty Amy. I love the blues and the beautiful roses and trinket pins. Wonderful creation, sure to comfort the receiver!

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  15. Absolutely beautiful! Still I look and look... I love it!

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  16. Lovely stamp, perfect for a sympathy card and it looks great all by itself, no need to color, great softness and calming to this creation!

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  17. OMG!!!It's absolutely beautiful!!!

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  18. This has got to be one of the prettiest cards I have every seen. It is beyond words.

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  19. I really like the card with the little white church it is beautiful. Thank you for sharing.
    Have a great day :)
    Delama

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  20. This is so incredibly soft and beautiful - really stunning!

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  21. Lorifiorelli@aol.comMay 28, 2011 at 2:32 PM

    Card with chapel makes me think of new england on a foggy Sunday morn. Thanks lori

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  22. OH. My. WORD. Amy this is simply exquisite - love everything about it!!!!

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  23. This is absolutely gorgeous! Love the soft colors, and those flowers!

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  24. So beautiful! The simple elgance really speaks volumes. It says more than the words alone could ever say ;)
    Thinknig of you, hugs, Ruth S

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  25. JUSTE SPLENDIDE!!!
    BISES DE LA FRANCE

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  26. Your cards are such an inspiration! This is really beautiful!

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  27. This is a beautiful card Amy. I really like your choice of softer color too. Stamping in a lighter "one" color was a perfect choice. This speaks to me as well. Of course ... it's also the style that drew me to your work from the beginning. Hope you're having a great start to the summer.

    Hugs,
    Susie~

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  28. Beautiful card Amy. I like the softer color and choosing a "one" color stamp was perfect for the piece. But ... it's also the style that drew me to your work in the beginning. Hope you are having a wonderful start to your summer.

    Hugs,
    Susie~

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