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Missing Piece

>> Monday, August 9, 2010

by Julie Warner - The Write Stuff
I hope your week is off to a great start!

We all love our pets and for most, they are much more than pets...they are family members. When you lose one it's like your family has a missing piece.

For my pet sympathy card, I used several large puzzle piece punches to create the area for the image. I put the puzzle pieces together and attached them (temporarily) to a larger piece of black card stock. then stamped on top and colored with markers. I sponged a little blue ink around the edges, removed the center piece then attached them permanently. To make the black mat for the missing piece, I punched two black puzzle pieces and attached them to the original piece.

I used a stencil I made with a piece of acetate and some scallop edge scissors to create the cloudy sky background. The greeting was stamped on top to finish my 5.5 x 4.25 (A2) card.

Thanks so much for stopping by and have a great week!

stamps:Pet Angel Group, Loss of Pet Sympathy greeting
paper: white, black
ink: permanent black, soft blueaccessories: markers,various puzzle piece punches, self made cloud stencil


jonim52 said...

Your card is fabulous!

Samantha said...

What a great concept - and you pulled it off flawlessly!

Karin said...

So creative!

TannyP said...

That's genius! Lovely card!

Joanne Travis said...

What a lovely card of comfort. Beautifully done, Julie!

Sue said...

You are just too cool! I love it all!

Dawn said...

you did a great job with this... how smart are you... very clever

DoodleDee Designs said...

Great idea for this card. It really is a big lose and I have several pets and really hate thinking about the day they are no longer with me.

Jenny said...

Great idea for this image! Wonderful card!! :) :) :) :) :)

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