Thoughtful Branches-Sympathy Card

I have another sample for you with Stampin' Up!'s Thoughtful Branches–it is only available through tomorrow.  Yikes!  I have loved this bundle of stamps and matching framelits like no other and have lots more ideas!  For today's card I used just the stamps for a sympathy card or card given to someone going through a rough …

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Watercolor Words

The new Watercolor Words stamp set in the Stampin' Up! Annual Catalog is so versatile, has so many applications, and is just fabulous!  It is a photopolymer stamp set, meaning you can see right through the stamp and the clear block, making perfect placement a breeze. Here, the word Hope is used in an elegant …

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Kinda Eclectic-Sympathy Card

Kinda Eclectic is a super versatile rubberstamp set from Stampin' Up! Annual Catalog.  Here, I've used its lovely leaf and butterfly images to create a soft, subdued sympathy card. I think a handmade sympathy cards is one of the nicest things you can give to someone suffering loss. The fact that it's handmade implies special care.  And …

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Bloom with Hope Sympathy Card

I do believe that a handmade sympathy card is one of the kindest things we can give someone suffering loss.  A friend lost her husband this week, so I made this simple card using Bloom with Hope rubberstamp set.  It's my favorite hostess set in the new Stampin Up! Catalog.   I have pretty strong …

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Triple Time Technique

On my Southern Sweet Stampers team FB page (it's a private group for just my demonstrator team), we do a creative challenge every week.  This week, the challenge was to make anything using the Triple Time Technique.  I needed a sympathy card, and I wanted it to be a masculine card, so I took the …

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Bloom with Hope Sympathy Card in Lost Lagoon

I actually needed two sympathy cards this week for club members, so there has been much loss.  In the face of deep loss, a handmade sympathy card is the perfect gesture/gift.  Although it's "just a card," it will remain long after the flowers have wilted and died.  It will remain after all the loved ones …

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