Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Sympathy Card Quilt with Close to My Heart Background Stamps

Hi everyone!  It is the last Peachy Keen Challenge of the month, so let's get to it!

This week we are making sympathy cards.  I don't have a big collection of Peachy Stamps, so I had to make do with a sympathy card for someone who might be down in the dumps.  I probably would not use the characters or faces for any condolence cards.

I have been wanting to make a quilted card for a while now after seeing different versions around the internet.  A quilt seems to say, "comfort," so I thought it would pair up nicely with this little bear and sentiment from the PK Thinking of You Bear Stamp set.

I used Kraft, Chocolate, Desert Sand, Colonial White, Twilight and Crystal Blue CS for the 1.25 inch squares of the quilt.  Then I used various patterns from the Close to My Heart In the Background, Distressed Backgrounds, and Geometric Backgrounds My Acrylix sets to stamp in Twilight, Chocolate, and Desert Sand Ink.  Wow, that was a mouthful!  ;)

I am super-pleased with the way the faux stitching turned out!  I just used a .5 tip My Legacy Writer (in my clearance section!) to draw in the x's.  Writing on the different layers of the papers was tricky, but I got the hang of it after a minute or two.

I forgot to show you the inside!!!

Can't wait to try this card again with a different sentiment to make it less cutsie.  Not that there is anything wrong with cutsie!  ;) 


  1. Love Love Love the quilt look!!!! Fabulous job!!! Thanks for joining us in this week's Peachy Keen Stamps Challenge. :)

    1. Thanks so much, Cassandra! Love, love, love these challenges! :)

  2. Love the colors! The quilt background is amazing! Thanks for joining us in this week's PKS challenge!

  3. SWEET looking card, BEAUTIFUL job!!Thanks for joining us in this week's Challenge at Peachy Keen Stamps!!! :)


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