With Love & Sympathy

One of the most calming color palette’s I’ve come across perfect for the sad times in our lives. A sweet and simple card with a few added textures for interest along with the Painted Poppies Stamp Set and a sentiment by Itty Bitty Greetings . Simple yet elegant. Love it.


Full list of supplies needed, listed below. A die cutting machine is needed for this card.
Card Base: Whisper White Thick Cardstock 8 1/2 h” x 5 1/2″ w folded to 5 1/2″ w x 4 1/4″ h.
Background Matte: Seaside Spray Cardstock 4″ h x 5 1/4″ w
Background: Whisper White Cardstock 3 3/4″ h x 5″ w
Stamped Matte: 
Seaside Spray Cardstock 2″ h x 3 1/2″ w
Stamped Layer: Whisper White Cardstock 1 3/4″ h x 3 1/8″ w Stitched Rectangle Die

Let’s Create

  1. Affix all stamps to Acrylic Blocks.
  2. Fold the Card Base in half using a Bone Folder to sharpen the crease.
  3. Emboss the Background with the Brick & Mortat 3D Embossing Folder and attach to the Background Matte.
  4. Tie the Ribbon around the layer and secure with a knot.
  5. Attach the Background Matte using Stampin’ Dimensionals.
  6. Stamp the Poppies using Basic Gray Stamp Pad and color in with Stampin’ Blends. Attach to the Stamped Matte.
  7. Attach the Stamped Matte to the card using Stampin’ Dimensionals.
  8. Stamp the Sentiment on scrap Whisper White Cardstock and punch with the Classic Label Punch. Attach to the Stamped Layer with Stampin’ Seal.
  9. Die cut the Lattice from scrap Whisper White Cardstock and adhere with Fine Tip Glue.
  10. Very pretty! Hold on to it. Sadly you will need to send it one day.

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Design inspired by Gail Ellis.