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My name, Karin, was pretty common when I was growing up...just not the spelling. Unless you are of German heritage like I am. So, I have spent my entire life answering the question, "What is your name"?... With, "Karin...with an "i"! Who knew it would come in handy all these years later when I went to name my blog.

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Never Will I Leave

Hi Everyone,
 
Even though I'm on a bit of a break from the Sparkle N Sprinkle team, I took some time to ink up a set that I received that I never got a chance to use before now.  It's the Religious Sympathy (383) set, so I made a card with this comforting Bible verse. 
 
I always love cards that have word art as the focal point, yet I rarely make them myself.  It's always good to get an opportunity to stretch your crafting comfort zone, don't you think?  I only wish I had distressed the edges of my papers to make it more shabby and vintage looking.  Lucky for me I have LOTS of this paper from Pink Paislee that I won a while back, so I can say "next time".  :)
 
 
The sentiment was stamped in brown ink and embossed with Clear Detail Powder (EP280) and I added a strip of  Carnation glitter (G1028) to the top of my lace.  If you've never tried an Anti Static pouch, I can recommend the one from Sparkle N Sprinkle.  It's got a generous size and it's packed with powder to last a long time.  Not only that, mine is a beautiful bright red color and it never gets lost in the mess on my crafting table...lol!  Full card details can always be found in my gallery here.
 
Thanks for stopping by and happy hump day!
 
Challenges for this card:
A&T Emerald Faries-Punches and Dies
Bearly Mine-Anything That Glitters
Crafty Sentiments-Let's Sparkle
Everybody Art-Anything Goes
LEJ Designs-Anything Goes
Party Time Tuesdays-Anything Goes
 Shopping Our Stash-Favorite Things (Glitter for me)
Created with Love-Sympathy & Bible verse
Cupcake Craft-Flowers

20 comments:

1CardCreator said...

Beautiful card Karin! Did you apply the glitter to a 2 sided tape or glue it on? Looks gorgeous, and I love the lace too!

Rose Petal said...

Hello Karin. How beautiful and such a perfect verse. Gorgeous colours and design. Love the texture and that flower is wonderful.
Thanks for sharing at Created with Love.
Sandra xx

Andrea said...

Wonderful sympathy card. I love the classic look and colors. Thanks for playing alsong with Created With Love Challenges.

Lady Bug Stampers said...

Karin this card is spectacular. I love the paper you used and the lace makes it so elegant. Wonderful job. Thanks for playing with us here at Created with love challenges.
Linda

CRAZYCRAFTSHED said...

Hi Karin
A fabulous card thankyou for joining us this week at Bearly Mine Challenges
Hugs Dianne xx

lauren bergold said...

what a lovely and ethereal card! i especially love the touches of glitter and lace! thanks for SHOPPING YOUR (favorite) STASH with us this week! ♥

Brodders said...

A gorgeous card :) Thanks for playing along with this weeks challenge at Cupcake Craft - Jane x

April said...

What a wonderful verse. Your card is so pretty!

Cheryl said...

Beautiful card Karin! I love the lace and your sponging. I also love cards with a sentiment as a focal point.

Monica said...

This is just so elegant, Karin and I agree, I love cards with the sentiment as the focal point. Everything about it is so well coordinated and homogeneous. Never mind about the distressing, there is some sponging there, right? And the paper some how makes it look distressed and vintage and so does the lace.

Love,

Monica

gobarb26 said...

Beautiful card and I love the embellies!

DT member CWLC

Scrappin Mama said...

Hi Karin, Beautiful card and the verse is perfect!! Awesome job. Thanks for joining us at Created With Love Challenges
LisaO xx

Shona Erlenborn said...

Love the layout and the soft colors with the lace is just perfect!

Linda Carson said...

Beautifully done! Love this precious promise of God!

Glimpses of My Heart said...

Karin - This is beautiful! That is a gorgeous stamp, simple but elegant. Thanks for sharing with us at Stampin' Sisters in Christ.
Blessings,
Michelle

onecraftymama said...

What a gorgeous soft & lovely sympathy card - I especially love the lace panel. Thanks so much for joining us at Shopping our Stash with your handy-dandy glitter :)

craftin-dawn said...

Beautiful, love the background DP and the lace! Thank you for playing along at Created With Love Challenges
DawnD

Traci M said...

This is so pretty! The soft color pallete is wonderful for a sympathy card. Thanks for joining us this week at SSiC!

E. Marie said...

Lovely card. Love that lace.

Amanda R said...

This is so pretty Karin, almost reminds me of a water color painting. And your embossing came out nice and clean, looks wonderful!

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