Thursday, January 29, 2015

With Sympathy

Hi everyone!   I had the need to make a sympathy card today and I know most of you agree, they are the hardest to make.   I chose my colors from Sunday stamps color challenge.

I used some Pearlescent embossing paste through the tiny hearts stencil by Simon Says Stamp to give some texture.  The little red scallop border is one of the newest Border dies from Clearly Whimsy stamps.  The big heart is from Simon Says Stamp called Sketch Heart.  I was lucky enough to win this fun heart die.

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Stamps:  Keep it simple: Sympathy (PTI)
Ink:  Lipstick red (SSS)
Paper:  Crumb cake, White, Lipstick Red (SSS)
Accessories:  Pearlescent embossing paste, Falling hearts stencil, Sketch Heart (SSS), Basic Border Trio (Clearly Whimsy)


  1. Sympathy cards are never easy to make but this one will no doubt be comforting, Kristie. It's gorgeous! Thank you for playing in the Simon Says Stamp Flickr challenge!

  2. This is such a perfectly sweet card. I really need to get that sketchy heart die because I just love it!

  3. Beautiful card! clean and simple yet elegant, perfect for a sympathy card!

  4. So pretty! Love the in laid look!

  5. I find sympathy card hard to make too, but this one is perfect for such a sad occasion. xx

  6. Beautiful! I love that fabulous die!

  7. Beautifull, elegant card ... just right for a sad occasion
    Greetings from Willeke

  8. Well, it's perfect. Love all the hearts!

  9. Oh Kristie! I just love the simplicity of this card! It is beautiful! Thanks for joining us at Sunday Stamps!

  10. Kristie, I love this card. I would have never thought of making a sympathy card with red, but this perfect! Thanks for sharing with Sunday Stamps! XX

  11. I got this heart die and just haven't been able to make anything I like with it. Now that I'm studying your card, I like it a lot with the inside in a contrasting color. Thanks for the inspiration!


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