Some cards are hard to make.

Not because they are complicated, or use a fussy technique.



But because of the subject, and thinking about the recipient, and your own life.

Yes, some cards are hard to make.

(Supplies: Doily and Lace stamps, notecard and envelope by Hero Arts. I embossed the doily in white. Message and ribbon by A Muse. Label 4 die cut by Spellbiners/Nestabilities.)

One thing that made this card a little easier to do was I saw there’s a Moxie Fab challenge going on to use doilies and lace. Or I wouldn’t have known where to start.

Back tomorrow with some happier thoughts. In the meantime, hope you are having a good weekend, and enjoying every moment.

Off to hang out with J,

16 Replies to “Some cards are hard to make.”

  1. Beautiful card Lisa – she will very much appreciate it I’m sure.

  2. Such a beautiful card Lisa and such a hard one to make I’m sure.

  3. So beautifully done Lisa!  Very thoughtful card and words!

  4. Beautiful card! I think its everything you want a sympathy card to be. My thoughts are with you. Take care!

  5. so beautiful Lisa.. very thoughtful and whoever got this will appreciate it so much!!

  6. Lisa -that doily stamp looks incredible in the white .  I know how hard it is to make sympathy cards but whoever is getting it know you care by the amount of love and thought put into it

  7. very pretty- especially for a tough type of card to make….

  8. A lovely card with a heartfelt message of caring…your kindness will be appreciated.

  9. Just GORGEOUS!!

  10. Sympathy cards are definitely the hardest to make aren’t they, this one is stunning Lisa! Thinking of you K xx

  11. It’s really very pretty and well done!  I’ll be saying a prayer for the recipient.

  12. I’m glad your wrote this. I never, ever enjoy making one of these.

  13. Oh, Lisa.  They are hard.  Just got an early call this morning . . . I need to make one, but I don’t think my emotions will allow me today . . .

    1. Oh no Julie. Sending big hugs and good thoughts your way. :(

  14. Hey Lisa! Thanks so much for entering the Diggin’ on Doilies and Lace challenge in the Moxie Fab World! :)

  15. This card is so lovely and inspiring in its elegance.  Thank you for sharing.

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