WSC64: Sympathy’s Song


Probably my favorite Stampin’ Up! set ever, Natural Beauty, was my go to set this morning. I think it will be in my collection forever.ย  I’ll be sending this to some friends at church today. I’ll hope it brings a sense of comfort.


Beate’s sketch went together quickly today. That was probably out of necessity as it’s another crazy Friday. I’m anxious to check out Sharon, Mary Jo, Laurie, Jenn, Charmaine, Cambria and Beate to see what they’ve thrown together today. ๐Ÿ™‚

I’m going to leave you with the details. The label was created by inking the actual label die with Pearlescent Brilliance ink before cutting and embossing. This gives you a ‘frame’ so to speak where the dry embossed edge is. The bird was colored with Copics and AirBrushed with Copic RV10. I have to run, so if you have any questions, please leave me a comment and I’ll be sure to answer you.

  • Stamps: Aged Music Scrapblock (Cornish Heritage Farms) & Natural Beauty (Stampin’ Up!)
  • Cardstock: Simply Smooth Vanilla (Prism), Close to Cocoa & Chocolate Chip (Stampin’ Up!) and Sultry (Basic Grey)
  • Ink: Espresso Adirondack (Ranger)
  • Accs: Label One & Large Rectangle Scalloped Nestabilities (Spellbinders), Copic Markers (E31, E33, RV10), Copic Airbrush System, ribbon (Beaux Regards)

23 responses to “WSC64: Sympathy’s Song

  1. This is really beautiful Lori! I love how you’ve colored the bird, and how everything works together so well.

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  3. What a beautiful combination of elements for a sympathy card. It’s perfection, Lori, really. Just beautiful.

  4. Very pretty! I have that paper too! Maybe I should use it!

  5. I’m so happy I’m not the only one that didn’t make a Halloween card, and DANG this is SO gorgeous! LOVE it Lori!! That little frame die is AWESOME!

    Have a fun Halloween… and eat some chocolate would ya?

  6. This is just beautiful, Lori! Have a Happy Halloween!

  7. What a gorgeous card!! Love that image!! ๐Ÿ™‚

  8. wow beautiful stamps! I love how you coloured the bird! So cute

  9. Oh this is so beautiful!! I thought the label was the SU punch, and wondered how you got the frame – now I guess I’ll have to buy the die, too. ๐Ÿ™‚ Just awesome.

  10. truly beautiful! I’m sure it will help ease the loss for the recipient. You are so talented! ๐Ÿ™‚

  11. This card is gorgeous Lori. I am sure it will be appreciated. Thank you so much for sharing with us and have a Happy and Safe Halloween.

  12. This is so very pretty! Love that punch around the bird!

  13. Beautiful, Lori! TFS! Hope you are doing well and that you have a wonderful weekend! ๐Ÿ˜‰

  14. A beautiful background for your pretty little bird!! Love this, Lori!!

  15. Gorgeous card, Lori! Love the airbrushing in the color you chose. Love the whole soft color scheme.
    Hugs and smiles

  16. Lori! This is beautiful. Love the colors and how you changed the circle to the label/frame

  17. Another WOW! I really like this card! What a lovely little bird! and that background music really finishes it off!

  18. I love the simplicity of your card Lori. Thanks for sharing.

  19. Absolutely gorgeous! Perfect coloring, and love the layers & colors. Great job.

  20. Gorgeous, Lori — that sweet little bird is one of my favorites, too, and just perfect for this backgrounder! Wonderful colors, too.

  21. This is absolutely stunning.

  22. This little being actually *speaks* to me. Beautiful card!
    Kim Marie

  23. Hi! I wrote a song to do about a yellow bird and I was wondering if this could be the album cover. Please reply soon. Thanks! ^_^

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