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Monday, December 29, 2014

Three sympathy cards

My BFF gave me a "with Sympathy" Darice embossing folder for one of many little gifts she gave me.  I was in need of sympathy cards...I tell you people, when peers start dying around you, it is quite sad and profound...I hate that I need these kind of cards for people that I know.

I stamped my images first, then used the embossing folder.  the first card used Avery Elle Petals and Stems, the second card I used PTI Garden Grace.
This card was made with glossy paper.  I stamped my images, then slightly off center I stamped again with versamark ink.  I made sure everything was dry before I took an ink pad and rubbed it across the paper...wiping off a little bit of the background ink.
I die cut the sympathy out of the main card, then die cut again with black and set it into the space.
I hope it will be awhile before I need any more sympathy cards.
We have one more Christmas dinner Italian family...23 of us will gather at my daughter's house...I have the baked spaghetti all set to go and everyone contributes to the meal.
Heart hugs.


  1. Oh wow, you were busy yesterday. Love all of your cards. Thanks for the inspiration on using the embossing folder. Beautiful...

  2. Beautiful sympathy love the embossing folder...very pretty!


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