Saturday, March 12, 2011



Happy Saturday everyone!

It's challenge time with the "crazies" over on the the Crazy 4 Challenges blog. This week our challenge hostess Silke Ledlow has given us another fun challenge. International Earth Day is next week, so our challenge is to create a card project that has a tree on it.

My card today is actually a sympathy card using the new Paper Pretties Sympathy set! This is the type of stamp set that I am sure we all wish we never have to use, but unfortunately there are always times when you do need a set like this one.

I kept my card fairly simple! I got a new pad of designer paper recently and found this one with the tree which I thought would make a great sympathy card. I added some tiny rhinestones to the large flowers on the tree for added interest.


Don't forget to check out the rest of the “Crazies” cards over on the Crazy 4 Challenges blog and also their individual blogs for more details.

Stamps: Sympathy Set – Paper Pretties
Paper: White; Brown; Green; Birdsong DP – Papermania
Other: Black Ink; Rhinestones; Brown Twine; EK Fancy Flight Border Punch


  1. Frances, your card is so elegant and pretty, LOVE it! HUgs!

  2. I just signed up to follow your blog, I just love your creative cards. You are very talented. I can't wait to see more.

  3. the tree card is spectacular...i absolutely love the way you did your stamping on it!

  4. totally cool, first I thought the tree was a stamp

  5. Gorgeous sympathy card! Love that tree and the added pearls! Perfect card inside and out! Hugs ~S~

  6. WOW Frances, this is fantastic! I love how you did the background and then the tree! What a beautiful card!

  7. Wow, what a cool looking tree! It's pretty! I love how it stretches out over the card. . .it looks definitely earthy. . .perfect for International Earth Day!


  8. It's not a moose, but it's TOTALLY Gorgeous!

  9. BEAUTIFUL card, Frances! That tree is amazing!


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