Wednesday, May 27, 2015

With Sympathy


I am frequently in need of sympathy cards and always love to have a few extra on hand. It feels very hard to create them on demand when you have to have one versus having at the ready when the time comes. I love this big sentiment sympathy die from Frantic Stampers as it let's the card message do the talking.  For sympathy cards, I also like to keep the colors fairly muted.  A stamped border of flowers was added and I stamped off quite a bit to mute the colors a bit more.

Hope this card inspires you for those times when you need to express your sorrow for the loss of a loved one.


FRA-DIE-09359 - Large with Sympathy

16 comments:

  1. Gorgeous die cut!! I like that this card is not somber. But still so appropriate.

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  2. Awesome sympathy card, love that die.

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  3. I love your stamped background, Lynn. This is a wonderful way to make a sympathy card.

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  4. I love the textured green cardstock, Lynn... and your stamping is beautiful!
    =] Michele

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  5. That is just beautiful Lynn! I love the sentiment too and that pretty floral stamping!!

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  6. I agree with you - it's so hard to make a sympathy card on demand. I need to make a few to add to my stash so they're available when I need them. Beautiful card - i love the curved edge and the pretty flowers.

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  7. This die does really work say it all and it helps to keep the colours muted but this little flower stamped area does look lovely x

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  8. Lovely soft colours and love the die cut sentiment.

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  9. You did a tremendous job stamping off and making your own beautiful patterned paper, Lynn! I may not be that ambitious and will instead use pp, but I definitely will be filing this wonderful design to inspire me when I need sympathy cards! Thank you!! Hugs, Darnell

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  10. Beautiful card! I love the design :)

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  11. Beautiful card and die cut Lynn!

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  12. Oh wow that die cut is gorgeous! Love all your off-stamping too - I thought that was patterned paper at first!

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  13. Beautiful card Lynn. Love the flowery panel in the background. The white die-cut words look great on the green.

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