Rainbow Bridge


So many of my friends have recently lost fur babies. Having lost many fur babies over the years, I know that pet sympathy cards are truly appreciated.  When I saw the sketch at CAS(E) this Sketch, it was a pet sympathy card in the making.  I pretty much followed the sketch exactly-


I created a rainbow panel with a trio of  Distress Oxide inks. (Candied Apple, Fossilized Amber and Faded Jeans) After my panel was complete, I  lightly spritzed with water.  I adhered my rainbow panel and a thin strip of black to White Daisy cardstock and then die cut with a stitched frame die.  I prefer to adhere all my layers together and then die cut for a seamless look.  The paw prints were die cut with textured back cardstock.  My sentiment is from the Rainbow Bridge stamp set, which has made a comeback in the Online Only section of my website.


I created my rainbow panel slightly larger than needed, to insure that I had a smooth finish on the edges.  I took part of the left over strip and added it to the inside of my card.


 All supplies by Close To My Heart, except where noted:
D1862 Rainbow Bridge Stamp Set
1385 White Daisy Cardstock
Textured Black Cardstock-Retired
Z4189 Intense Black Exclusive Inks Stamp Pad
Candied Apple Distress Oxide Ink-Ranger
Fossilized Amber Distress Oxide Ink-Ranger
Faded Jeans Distress Oxide Ink-Ranger
Pawprint Die-MFT
Stitched Frame Die-Simon Says Stamp

I have also entered my card in the following challenges:
AAA Cards-Along the Edge w/optional twist of cats & dogs
Addicted to Stamps and More-Anything Goes
Color My Heart Color Dare-Use only colors in Inspiration Photo
(PIN)spirational-Photo Inspiration
Simon Says Stamp-Whatever the Weather

Thanks so much for stopping by!

8 comments

  1. This is a fabulous card. I need that set. Love the distress inked panel. XX

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  2. So very glad you joined us at AAA Cards as well as Color My Heart Color Dare. This card is stunning with it’s bold color and lovely sentiment!

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  3. What a fantastic pet sympathy card! Love it!! Thank you for joining us at Color Dare!

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  4. Gorgeous inky strip, really makes those paw prints pop! Thanks for playing at AAA Cards. Stay safe and keep crafting!

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  5. What a nice sympathy card for one losing their fur-baby, should help lighten anyones day. Thanks for sharing with us at Color Dare.

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  6. Beautiful, thoughtful card, Allisa! Thank you for playing along with us at Color My Heart Color Dare #385.

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  7. Gorgeous card!!! Thank-you so much for participating in our PINSPIRATIONAL challenge. Hope to see your beautiful creations in our next challenge!! Have a happy crafty day!!! So sorry this is late, but with everything going on, I’m just getting around to doing this. Please stay safe and strong during this time.
    Deanne at A Little Bit O’ Paper

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