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Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Hero Arts Week Day 2

I had so much fun creating projects for the blog hop that I decided to share all week creations that I had made for the blog hop that didn't get posted on the day of the hop.
    Today I decided to share my second card is a sympathy card using the With Sympathy CL476 set and the  Delicate Leaf Clusters CL477. Both of these sets were on my list as soon as I saw them.

    1. Stamp the background by inking the Classic Fabric Design using a combination of Rangers Distress Ink Scattered Straw and Tea Dye.
    2. Sponge the edges using the same dye inks. 
    3. Stamp the leaf cluster  using Peeled Paint. 
    4. Stamp flowers using the same combination as the background. 
    5. Trace oval around stamped images leaving the leaves around the edge. 
    6. Cut out the oval and leaves. 
    7. Stamp sentiment from With Sympathy CL476 clear set using Versafine Vintage Sepia.
    8. Stamp the bird using green dye ink. 
    9. Sponge bird using the distress inks.  
    10. Emboss panel and sponge using distress inks.
    The blog hop is continuing today!  You don't want to miss out because you have chances to win still by leaving comments along the way and oodles of inspiration out there! Head over to the  Hero Arts Blog  and start hopping again.

    Thanks for stopping by!



    1. wonderful card Suzz!
      Sandra ltb

    2. Perfect sympathy card, Suzz! Just beautiful!

    3. Beautiful Sympathy card, sure to comfort the one who receives it!

    4. Your cards are so beautiful! This one is lovely; perfect for a sympathy cards.

    5. Beautiful, Sue! Love the sweet hummer!

    6. LOVE this! You rock with these stamps ----well, any stamps really!

    7. Stunningly elegant Sue. I love those delicate leaves and the lovely bird and again the texture in the background gives the card a very luxurious look.

      Lesley Xx

    8. Such a stunning card Suzz, so much detail and texture. I love it!!

    9. Oh, Sue, is there no end to your creativity? This is beautiful. Both of those stamps are on my list, too.

    10. BEAUTIFUL, Suzanne. I love the layers upon layers of color and texture.

      TFS your talents with us.

    11. Beautiful Sympathy card Sue! Love the embossed BG and the pretty hummingbird!

    12. hi Sue, perfect card for this sentiment wonderful delicate and soft details on your design!

    13. What a very pretty card Suzz... perfect combination of colours and images for a sympathy card,

    14. This is such a beautiful and serene sympathy card, Sue! Wonderful design! I love your combination of stamps and the soft distressing!

    15. Luv this card Suzz, the overstamp is great

    16. so pretty! love the silhouette leaves and how you extended out of the oval. beautiful card, Sue!

    17. All of the elements come together wonderfully to create an understated yet comforting sympathy card. The bird and leaves coming off of the oval's edge is a perfect touch.

    18. Ooh, I see so many new HA stamps! Lovely sympathy card--I just may case this!


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