Unfortunately, I needed to send a sympathy card this past week to a sweet friend that I met through Stampin’ Up! who lost her Mother-In-Law (also a sweet lady that I met through Stampin’ Up!). I used the Love & Sympathy stamp set to create a card for her in shades of purple.
The colors for my card were inspired by the Sunday Stamps SSC89 color challenge.
I started by inking up a Brayer with Wisteria Wonder ink and rolling it on the inside of the Beautifully Baroque Embossing Folder. I carefully placed a panel of Very Vanilla card stock inside the folder and ran it through the Big Shot.
I adhered the embossed panel to a panel of Perfect Plum card stock with SNAIL. I wrapped two strands of Wisteria Wonder 1/2″ Seam Binding Ribbon around the panel, adhering them with SNAIL. Then I adhered the layered panel to a Wisteria Wonder card base with SNAIL.
I colored the flower image from the Love & Sympathy stamp set with my Wisteria Wonder and Pear Pizzazz Stampin’ Write Markers and stamped it on a panel of Very Vanilla card stock. Then I stamped the sentiment in Perfect Plum ink (using my Stamp-a-ma-jig to help with placement) over the flower image. I cut the stamped panel with an Ovals Collection Framelits Die, then adhered it to a Perfect Plum oval that I’d cut with the next size up Ovals Collection Framelits die.
I adhered the layered ovals to the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals, then tied a double bow from Wisteria Wonder Ribbon and adhered it with a Glue Dot to finish the card front.
I colored the flower image again in Wisteria Wonder and Pear Pizzazz inks, stamped it off once on scrap paper, then stamped it on a Very Vanilla panel. I stamped the sentiment from the Love & Sympathy stamp set in Perfect Plum over the flower image on the inside of the card.
You can find a complete list of supplies, including card stock cuts, at the very bottom of this post.
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- Wisteria Wonder – 4-1/4″ x 11″ card base
- Perfect Plum – 4″ x 5-1/4″ panel, Ovals Collection Framelits die cut
- Very Vanilla – Ovals Collection Framelits die cut, 3-7/8″ x 5-1/8″ panel, 4″ x 5-1/4″ panel (inside card)
Stampin’ Up! items used to create this project:
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Amy, I’m so sorry for your friend’s loss. Your card is absolutely gorgeous and I hope it can bring her some comfort in the days ahead. Your card is one I will be making to have on hand. Thank you for the beautiful idea and directions 🙂
Thanks Jill. 🙂
Another wow card! very pretty and touching.
Thanks so much Diane, glad that you liked it. 🙂
Very nice, Amy. I’m sure she’ll love it.
Thanks Mary. 🙂
Amy, this card is absolutely beautiful! That bow is perfectly done! One of my favorites from you.
Thanks Terri. 🙂
Such a beautiful and meaningful card!
Thanks Melanie, glad that you liked it.
Love this card Amy. I’m getting an order together. When’s the next class? I’ll send order as soon as I get it together. Probably by end of week. Happy Thanksgiving!’
Thanks for your nice comments on my card Sharon! My next class is scheduled for next week (Thursday, Dec 4 and Saturday, Dec 6). Hope that you can join us!! 🙂
What an elegant and comforting card you have created! I love the colored dry embossing panel and the delicate flowers are pretty too. The purple seam binding is just the right touch to finish this beauty! Thanks for playing along with us at Sunday Stamps this week–please join us again soon.
Thanks so much for stopping by to leave me a comment!
I’m sure this beautiful sympathy card brought some comfort to your friend. It really is gorgeous. Thanks so much for joining us at Sunday Stamps!
Thanks for stopping by to leave me a comment! 🙂
What a beautiful sympathy card! Love the technique with the embossing folder! Your little ribbon is perfect! Thank you so much for creating with us at Sunday Stamps!
Thank you for leaving me a comment! 🙂
One of the most beautiful cards I have ever seen!
Thanks so much, I’m glad that you liked it!! 🙂