Monday, May 14, 2012

Sympathy Cards

There comes a time when we all need Sympathy cards.  These are cards that I just don't 'have' on hand, it never occurs to me to make a bunch of them up because it just 'feels' wrong, somehow.  But, why is that occasion any different than others?

Anyway, there have been a couple of people that have lost loved ones this month and last and so I got busy and made some sympathy cards.

I made 8 cards basically the same design.  I just added one flower on some and two flowers on others.  I used a Martha Stewart border punch and I made the rolled flowers out of cardstock.  Adding pearls along the satin ribbon and to the middle of the flowers gives a little 'pop' to an otherwise monochromatic card of purple and cream.
Here is another version of the same card using a slightly different flower and changing up the look a littl.

And, finally, because I don't want to do two days of sympathy cards, here is a different one that I made.

I used some of my TAC designer paper (no longer available), SU Very Vanilla card stock, and a few paper flowers I had in my stash with some pearls added to the centers and along the crinkled ribbon from Really Reasonable Ribbon to finish it off.  You can't quite see the purple organza ribbon under the white ribbon, but I layered that on top of my designer paper and then glued the white ribbon on top.  

Then, because I liked the design, I made another card similar to the first one for Mother's Day.  I will share that tomorrow.  

Have a great day!!!


  1. Nice job on your sympathy cards! I don't always have one on hand either.

  2. They're beautiful. I like all the flowers. Haven't tried them myself yet. Waiting to see the next one.


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