I'm sending out 2 sympathy cards this week...such difficult cards to make. I'm a fan of non-traditional colors...the lighter and pastel the better. This one is being sent to a family:
I haven't inked up the Reverse Confetti Rose Garden in awhile. I originally picked it for the rose image so bonus points that it has a sympathy sentiment. I was thinking of using a stencil for the Sand background but decided to keep it clean and crisp.
The pattern strip is from the True Love 6x6 paper pad. The pink cardstock is Piggy Bank. The rose is colored with Zig Clean Color Markers. The leaves are Zig to Zig but the rose was actually colored with 2 different shades of pink and then literally saturated with water to swoosh the colors around. I love the loose watercolor effect. The Midnight ink and Cloud White cardstock works well for this technique. I dried the image with my heat gun.
I was inspired by The Card Concept:
...and Fab Friday: