Good evening, it's time for a brand new challenge over at Perfectly CAS.
Here is my take on this month's theme.
Sympathy cards are never the easiest of makes so I find it best to have a couple in my stash for those unwelcome moments.
I chose to use the Lilies from Uniko's Pure Floral set, the theme at the Flower Challenge and kept it very simple. I can't believe it the Flower Challenge's 5th birthday!
On a panel of white card, I stamped and masked my bunch of lilies and coloured them with Copic markers. I then die cut the bunch with a circle die and then again with a slightly smaller circle die to create a frame. The sentiment, also from Uniko was stamped on black and heat embossed with white EP.
To assemble, I die cut a piece of copy paper with the large die and set to one side. Using both circle dies, I cut a matching frame from fun foam and then attached it to the copy paper. The stamped and coloured panel pieces were then added to make a topper and the sentiment popped in the bottom right. The topper was then added to a 5 x 7 dark grey card.
By using a larger card, I was able to get away with a bigger panel and still keep the design to 1/3rd of the whole. Although it's tempting to add some detail to the background, I resisted and so kept it CAS. Remember white space doesn't doesn't need to be white!
So where will the theme take you? We'd love to see you in our gallery.
For more sympathy inspiration, check out the rest of the DT here.
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