Sympathy cards are always hard to make. You want them to be pretty, but not over the top. This card is simple, but elegant for a difficult time in someone's life.
I wasn't sure if I would like the Swirly Bird stamp set and matching Swirly Scribbles Thinlets when I first saw them. They were on our preorder for the new catalog and they really didn't catch my eye. Then I saw other demonstrators using them and fell in love and knew I had to put it on my next order. Boy, am I glad I did! I love it now! Isn't it funny how you don't think you will like a stamp set and then you see others use it and now you have to have it!! I hope I am not the only one that happens to. The best thing is you can get them as a bundle and save 10%!! Yay!! The flowers were made with our new color Peekaboo Peach and Night of Navy using the Botanical Builder Framelits. I love these two colors together. They are so pretty.
You will need the following materials to make this card:
Night of Navy Card Stock #100867
- cut at 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" score at 4 1/4"
- cut at 1 3/4" x 6" this is for the squiggly lines
- scrap for the oval and middle of the flowers
Peekaboo Peach Card Stock #141417
- scrap piece for the flowers
Whisper White Card Stock #100730
- cut at 4" x 5 1/4" this is for the inside of the card
- scrap paper to stamp the sentiment on
Floral Boutique Designer Series Paper #141663
- cut at 4" x 5 1/4"
For the sentiment I used the new stamp set Flourishing Phrases with the Layering Ovals. I used dimensionals to make it pop on the card.
You might have noticed in my first paragraph where I talked about a preorder for the new catalog. If anyone is wondering how they can preorder products before they become available to everyone else, the answer is simple. Become a demonstrator!!! You get discounts on products, preview new items, wonderful support from your upline and Stampin' Up! and make the best friendship ever! The most important thing is, you get paid to do what you love! Stamp and create! If anyone would like more information, please let me know and I would be happy to help.
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