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Sep 2, 2009

Vintage Sympathy Card

I was shopping at Hobby Lobby last night and they just so happened to have all of their stamps on sale. I seem to have trouble finding the right words to say when I send sympathy cards -- so when I saw this stamp, I popped it into my cart immediately. :) I thought it was a beautiful way to send comfort.

These are some new Jenni Bowlin papers & I love their warm, shabby-vintage feel (I think I just made that word up). I inked everything (from the papers to the ribbon) with Distress Ink to 'antique' it a bit.

I had this little heart Ghost Shape sitting on my craft table, just waiting to find a good home. And... the little dove punch out in combination just brought my sentiment to life.

Thanks for coming to visit! Have a good one! :)

Rubber Stamp: (Comfort of god's Love) Stampabilities

Ink: (Dark Brown chalk ink) Clearsnap; (Antique Linen Distress Ink) Ranger
Cardstock: (Kraft, Suede Brown Medium, Blush Red Medium) Prism; (Eggshell) Memory Box
Printed Paper: ("Saloon" & "By the Yard") Jenni Bowlin
Accessories: (brown twine) May Arts; (lace) Making Memories; (Sweet Blush dotted satin) Papertrey Ink; (Heart Ghost Shape) Heidi Swapp; (Dove punch) Martha Stewart Crafts; (Nestabilities Labels Four die) Spellbinders; sewing machine & ivory thread


  1. This card is absolutely stunning.

  2. Wow..I just love it!! Perfect in every way!
    Judy x

  3. the sentiment and the color combos rock!!

  4. this is beautiful, jules...just beautiful. love the sentiment. the card is gorgeous.

  5. That sentiment is just plain perfect. I like how big it is, often sentiments are so little.

  6. This card is stunning. So full of love... fabulous! Thinking of you.

  7. Such a nice card! Perfect sentiment for sympathy.

  8. Gosh Julie, this card is so pretty. Love the vintage grandma feel and those papers are perfect!


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