Category Archive: Sympathy

Sep 03

Sympathetic Hummingbird

Hello! I hope you’ve all enjoyed the last few weeks. Today’s blog looks at a Sympathy card I made recently. I’ve kept it quite simple and used a palate of browns and ivory.   I cut two squares using a Spellbinders die from brown and ivory card. I first stamped the small Trumpet Flower and …

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Aug 05

Sympathetic Poppies

Hello thank you for dropping by. Today’s blog looks at using a stencil to create a background, and I’ll also blog cards that have used a similar technique. The background was created by sponging Stampin’ Up! Rose Red and Old Olive ink through the Claritystamp Poppies stencil. The centre of the poppies were created with Adirondack …

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Jan 11

Summer Afternoon Sympathy Card

Here is the other sympathy card I mentioned in my post on Wednesday, using an image from Summer Afternoon, one of the Hostess stamp sets. I thought the empty swing was a different way of showing loss.  Here is a close up of the image stamped on Watercolour paper: I used a combination of Watercolour Wonder Crayons from the …

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Jan 09

Love and Sympathy

Unfortunately it was necessary for me to send a sympathy card on more than one occasion just  before Christmas. It’s never easy to send such a card and as we approach Christmas I think it is even harder. Stampin’ Up! has a couple of stamp sets and sentiments that work well on sympathy cards and the Love …

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