Sunday, September 27, 2009


This card is for today's Feature Stamper Challenge(FS138)! Congratulations, Nancy!!! What an amazing gallery. Literally thousands of cards to choose from. Here is the one I chose to CASE.

I am using two sets that will be released October 1st from ODBD called With Heartfelt Sympathy and With Deepest Sympathy.

  • I kept the basic layout and design and even made my card base the same. I did choose to use soft suede instead of chocolate chip as my colors.
  • I kept the lightly stamped background panel even though I used a different image. Same for the cattails and scripture on my card.
  • Instead of using gold pen around the edges, I opted for a soft suede base for my card and used some small gold pearls in the corners along with some stenciling. I finished with one band of ribbon and a bow instead of three bands of ribbon like Nancy.

    I must say this was the fastest card I have ever made. It is also very CAS for me.

    As always, thanks so much for stopping by!!!

    ODBD With Heartfelt Sympathy and With Deepest Sympathy
    Ivory, soft suede
    soft suede, ranger antique linen
    ivory satin ribbon, nestabilities, gold pearls, foam circles, sponges


  1. So stunning Betty! Really love that ribbon and the image on image concept! It's beautiful!

  2. So GORGEOUS - Betty!!!! Love how you used both of the new Stamps!!! The card size is awesome too..not to forget those fabo pearls - he,he,he!!! Hugs ~S~

  3. Betty, I love the sponging! I need to learn how to be patient and have a light hand when doing this. It looks so fabulous on the Labels dies. The sentiment is so of my favourites from the bible. And your ribbon is delicious. Thanks for the comment on my Mercy's Challenge card. The ribbon I used is a very close match to PTI's aquamist but I got it at Michaels in the ribbon aisle. It's from the Celebrate It line and is very soft and wonderful to work with :)

  4. Wow! It's a simple but gorgeous card. Beautiful!!

  5. Betty this came out soooo great!!! I came sooo close to casing the same card!!! You did an awesome job on it!!! I love it!!!Love the lightly stamped scene behind the sentiment and the cat tails stamped in the foreground!

  6. This is gorgeous Betty! I love those nesties and the sentiment/verse is great! I still have 'buy stamps from ODB' on my to do list!! :)Your bows are awesome! maybe you should do a tutorial for all of us bow challenged paper crafters! :)

  7. What beautiful stamps, and I LOVE your ribbon/bow! You always know just which colors to use, and I love viewing all of your creations...another gorgeous job Betty! : )

  8. This is gorgeous Betty!! I just love the shape and your subtle stamping of the image in the background!! Gorgeous!!

  9.! This is amazing!! What a fabulous case, Betty!

  10. Betty, this is over the top gorgeous!!! I just LOVE how you lightly stamped the background and and followed with a gorgeous image and sentiment over top!! What a beautiful, BEAUTIFUL look!!

  11. You make beautiful CAS!! Looks so lovely!

  12. This may seem CAS for you Betty, but it sure is gorgeous!!! So soft and understated and yet serenely elegant!!! The new sets are looking beautiful!! :)

  13. Absolutely gorgeous Betty! The scene you have created is so serene and calming! Awesome!!


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