Tuesday, December 8, 2015

LID December Release - Day 1


So, I am participating in 2 of the 3 days of Lil' Inker Designs December release.  I'm still fairly slow when it comes to creating right now, and it isn't second nature like it once was....but I will get there.  I'm only going to have 1 card per day, and probably will not use all of the new products this time around...but Laura is graciously letting me ease back into this.  :)

I alluded to the fact that part of starting up again was making it feel safe.  Part of that is finding ways that I think of Ellie while I create.  So, for today I created a sympathy card.  When we lost Ellie, there were very few moments during a day that I looked forward to.  But I did look forward to getting the mail.  I treasured each & every single card that was sent, and I looked at them a lot during those first 8 weeks.  I don't look at them as often now, but I do still have them.  And they will stay with Ellie's box of items forever.

I never realized how important it is to send sympathy cards.  And I will never, ever forget to send one from now one.  There are some really beautiful items in this release that can be used for them, and here is what I created:

I chose an elegant white, black & gold color palette for my card, & kept it quite simple.

Here is the blog hop list so you can see all of the projects today:

LID Blog http://www.shoplilinker.blogspot.com/
Sarah Jay http://www.criminalgrace.com/
Laura Williams http://lauralooloo.blogspot.com/
Heather Hoffman http://housesbuiltofcards.blogspot.com
Chrissy Larson http://chrissycards.blogspot.com/
Amy Kolling http://stamp-n-paradise.blogspot.com/
Lisa Henke http://mylittlecreativeescape.blogspot.com/
Maureen Merritt http://www.mamamostamps.com/
Karen Baker http://thebalddragonfly.blogspot.com/
Lea Lawson http://www.lealawsoncreates.com/
Jennifer Carter http://jensinkspot.blogspot.com/
Link to Store http://lilinkerdesigns.com/


And here is a link list to all the new product to make your shopping easy!

I will be back tomorrow!  Thanks for checking out my card today. 

Until later,
~L.

29 comments:

  1. Oh your card is so beautiful with only white and gold. Just stunning CAS card!

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  2. That gold embossing makes those Inky Flowers sparkle! Lovely card.

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  3. Glad you're feeling up to making a card -- it's lovely.

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  4. Beautiful card, I love the gold.

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  5. Beautiful.
    Not a lot of fussy - just great use of gold
    and a minimal amount of stamping.
    the layering is a good idea.
    thanks for sharing.

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  6. Beautiful card. So happy that you are doing some crafting. Big Hugs!

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  7. Lea, I love the simplicity and pretty gold embossing. It's beautiful! Hugs and smiles.

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  8. Beautiful card. Thanks for sharing!

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  9. The gold embossing is beautiful!

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  10. This pretty gold embossing is the perfect touch!
    Take care!
    Michele

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  11. Absolutely beautiful sympathy card! The gold embossing is striking!

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  12. Great use of gold embossing in sympathy card!

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  13. this is beautiful. Plain and simple but nice
    I love all of the gold embossing.
    thanks for sharing.

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  14. I love to see your creations again. This card is so pretty, the gold and the CAS style are beautiful for these cards.

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  15. The gold embossing is gorgeous.

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  16. WOW! Your card is very elegant and classy. I really love this Inky Flowers stamp set. It is my favourite among all the amazing new products in this release.

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  17. I am so happy you are easing back into this. I have missed your beautiful creations. I hope creating is therapeutic for you. I love this card. such a pretty sympathy card with the gold and white. Just lovely.

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  18. DELIGHTFUL card Lea, your design is SO ELEGANT - LOVE IT ALL!!!
    Your combination of stamped & glorious golden die cut sentiment is SO BEAUTIFUL!!!
    It is wonderful to have you back creating again and I hope it brings you comfort {{{HUGS}}}

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  19. Beautiful card! Thanks for sharing. :-)

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  20. Glad to see you creating again. This is so lovely and elegant.

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Lea