Praying Vintage Style

I needed to make a sympathy card and when I saw the challenge over at the Paper Players this week I knew I could use it to make the card.  My friend who lost her father yesterday loves this style.

I pulled out a set I haven’t used in a long time, Everything Eleanor, because it has some beautiful vintage-style elements.    I started by lightly painting a sheet of Typeset dsp with a layer of gesso to soften the newsprint.  After that dried I added my elements.

Praying for Debbie 2

I used a color scheme of Kraft and Lost Lagoon.  The bottom layer of dsp is from the All Abloom dsp stack, and the sentiment is from Thoughts & Prayers.

Praying for Debbie Close Up 2

Sympathy cards are always so hard to make.  I like the soothing colors on this card and the pretty, muted images.

Enjoy your Friday!  Thanks for stopping by!


7 thoughts on “Praying Vintage Style

  1. Amy, I am so sorry that your friend is in need of this card and as lovely as it is, I’m sure it wasn’t an easy one to make. The soft muted colors are perfect–love the gesso’ed background and the sweet little bird and flowers. I am certain that your friend will treasure it. So glad you joined us at The Paper Players!

  2. Amy, your card is so beautiful! I am sorry that you needed a sympathy card, but I know this was created with love for your friend! The colors are soothing and the sentiment is perfect! Thank you for joining us at The Paper Players this week! XX

  3. I am sorry, too, that you needed a sympathy card, but I am glad you chose a vintage style in which to create it! This is BEAUTIFUL! I have wanted to try your painted DSP background for a while..I think you’ve challenged me after seeing this! Thanks SO MUCH for playing with my challenge this week!

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