Saturday, 28 July 2018

C4C445 - Double Display Photo Card

Good morning friends

It's Saturday so that means a new challenge at the Crazy 4 Challenges Blog! For July, our hostess is Rebecca Ednie and our Guest Designer is the amazing Teresa Kline of Paperie Blooms.

Rebecca's Challenge this week is "Make a Sympathy or Support/Hope card. By support/hope card I mean for someone with a very serious illness or who likely isn't going to survive their illness. Or for the family of that person. These are sad, serious cards to have to make but they are good to have in your stash. It's unfortunate but you  never know when you might need it."

Circumstances helped make my card choice easy, as I'd been talking to a far-away friend who's Grandma had fallen and was in Hospice. She and her Grandma had always been very close, and I knew how much she was hurting.

I used the Double Display die set for my card today, and added a die cut scribble heart and the word 'love' to the card front. 

During our conversation she had texted me a photo of she and her Grandma before the fall, so I knew it would be perfect to add to her card. I printed out the photo on my Instax SHARE printer, and used Lynda Kanase's Photo Frame and Borders to cut a matching frame for the photo. I love how perfectly these photos work with this card type!

I like the butterfly that comes with Karen Burniston's Circle Charm Pop-Up so added a pair of them to the card with gold gel pen highlights.

A few vine die cuts were tucked in behind the photo and they also have gold gel pen highlights.

I adhered magnets to the back side of the card, before I added the decorative panel, and the opposite magnets to the back of the photo. That way when she is done with the card, my friend can keep the photo.

It was so good to actually get to visit with my friend last month, give her a hug and this card. Unfortunately her Grandma passed the week after I gave it to her, but I know she will have many happy memories of her Grandma to carry her through.

Check out the C4C blog to see how the Crazies have been inspired by the challenge. We'd  love to see your take on it, so be sure to stop by the Crazy 4 Challenges blog and link up your creations. If you are uploading to an online gallery, please use the keyword C4C445.

Instax SHARE printer
White and burgundy card stocks
Patterned paper - K & Company
Photo Frame & Borders - Lynda Kanase (Sizzix)
Double Display, base and layer dies - Our Daily Bread
Magnets - Basic Grey
Love & Scribble Heart dies - Stampin' Up
1046 Circle Charm Pop-Up (butterfly)- Karen Burniston
Sakura gold gel pen
Gold metallic circle stickers - Stampendous
1026 Flowers & Bee- Karen Burniston

Thanks for stopping by today

1 comment:

StampOwl said...

such a fun card, perfect for a photo card