Unfortunately, I’ve needed several sympathy cards recently. My preference for this type of card is a simple, but pretty card in soft, soothing colors. This is what I made most recently.
Soft Sea Foam card base: 5 1/2″ x 8 1/2″, scored at 4 1/4″
Basic White Mat for inside and front: 5 1/4″ x 4″
Large Basic White scrap for blossom branch
Small Basic White scrap for sentiment
1. Using the Tasteful Textile 3D embossing folder, emboss the card mat for the front. Adhere to the front of the card base.
2. Stamp the branch of flowers using Memento Tuxedo Black on the large Basic White scrap.
3. Using a dauber, dab Flirty Flamingo ink in the center of the large blossoms.
4. Color the smaller closed flower buds with the light Petal Pink blends.
5. Also add a bit of color to the edges of the larger flowers with the Petal Pink blends.
5. Color the leaves and stems with the light Soft Sea Foam blends.
6. Cut out with the coordinating die from the Cherry Blossoms die set.
6.Stamp your sentiment on the smaller Basic White scrap and cut with a stitched rectangle die. Cut so the sentiment is closer to the right hand edge.
7. Adhere the sentiment to the front of the card.
8. Using dimensionals adhere the branch of flowers to the front of the card.
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