Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Doodle Pantry - Snowdrops

We had such a wonderful sunny day today - I spent a big part of it outside doing some yard work. So inspired by outdoors and flowers here is a flower card I made.
I used Snowdrops digi stamp from Doodle Pantry and printed it on Kraft CS. Colored it with Prismacolor pencils and went digging through my papers to find the perfect ones. Finally I settled on these Basic Grey papers from Origin collection.
I used a Sympathy sentiment from Pasque flowers set - I wasn't sure if Snowdrops are the right flowers for Symapthy card, for me they feel like a symbol of hope, something new - but then I thought they could symbolize that even after a big loss there is always a hope, life and promise of something new... one door closes and another one opens.. Hope I'm making sense ;)

The sketch is from Basic Grey challenge and I'm also entering this card into the following challenges:
Crazy Challenge - no buttons or ribbons
If the Shoe Fits - Flowers
Creative Card Crew - Blooming Marvelous

Image: Snowdrops digi from Doodle Pantry, Sentiment from Pasque Flower set from Doodle Pantry
Coloring: Prismacolor Pencils, Gamsol
Paper: CS - SU Kraft, DP - Basic Grey Origin
Other: Spellbinders - medalion, label 13, scalloped oval, chalks, border punch, sewing machine


Claudine Poch said...

Very pretty! Lots of great details on this card!

Maria Matter said...

this is lovely Alica! great look with the kraft paper!

Unknown said...

Alica, your card is very pretty! It is hard to say what is and what isn't proper on a sympathy card. But, I feel if it is from the heart then anything you put is right! Hugz

Jill said...

Beautiful card! Your stitching is amazing. Thanks for joining us at The Shoe!

Sadilla said...

Very very nice and original!!! I like so much your blog, I'll come back soon!!!

Jeanette (Forest Ranger) said...

Your card is beautiful! Not an easy card to make, but you've done an outstanding job.

WeirdCat said...

Lovely card, perfect for a sympathy card,thank you for joining us at The Crazy Challenge this week
Ruth x

HappyCrafter said...

So beautiful! I like how you put the flowers on kraft cardstock, and they are just right for a sympathy card, very soothing.

K. Joy said...

How very pretty! I love the stitching! Thanks for sharing!! :)

Dawn Frost said...

Alica I love how you stamped the snowdrop on the curve of the label and your stitching rocks!

Wendy Ramlakhan said...

WOW, this is so pretty. Perfect papers and I love that you stamped it on Kraft cardstock. Those flowers are perfect for a sympathy card.

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