Isn’t it hard to make a sympathy card?   But how much more meaningful can it be to the recipient that you made one especially for them.

Someone Ann and my favorite huMAN have known for a long time has lost a son in a crop dusting accident.  He would probably be in his late ’20’s.

We have lots of rice fields and orchards in this area.  In fact, we live next door to TWO peach orchards.

And no, we don’t pick their peaches – even though they wouldn’t mind if we picked the ones that fell on the ground after the pickers come through.

So we’re hoping that this card will bring some comfort to the family and let them know that we’re thinking of them.

Sympathy Card

We made it with the Heartfelt Blooms stamp set that has been so popular during this Sale-a-Bration season.  But it’s only available through tomorrow night!

It’s stamped in Soft Suede onto Very Vanilla cardstock.  Then Ann colored the flower with a Pool Party Stampin’ Write Marker to go with the Pool Party Shimmer ribbon we layered under the flower and greeting.

If you look REALLY CLOSE…

…you’ll see a little rhinestone on the flower.  If you were quick on getting the Stampin’ Blends, I’d suggest coloring the rhinestone with either the light or dark Pool Party Stampin’ Blends.

Sympathy Card

It’s easy to see on the card, but it’s almost like playing Where’s Waldo on the picture.

You can find 75 Sympathy Card Ideas here that we’ve shared here.

Did you see where we used the Simple Stripes Embossing Folder on the background?  I think we need to use that more.

Sympathy Card IdeaIt’s all over tomorrow night at midnight!

I can hardly believe that Sale-a-Bration is already over!  Three months just wizzes by!

They’ve added new free things to get TWICE!  You can see them here.

But maybe you’d like the super-duper package.

  • It’s $99 for your choice of up to $125 of product.
  • Then you get to pick out ANY TWO STAMP SETS to add to the mix.
  • That gets you a minimum of 20% off of all your stamps as long as you’re on our team.

Now, you can make even more if you want to pursue sharing your love of stamping and cardmaking with your friends OR you can purchase everyting you wish at a discount.

Or both!

Or you can change it up depending on your needs and desires.

Kind of like I work for Ann when I feel like it and when I don’t, I sit on her lap and make her fall asleep while she’s watching TV.  (I’m one of her sleep triggers.)

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Because the extra 2 free stamp sets goes away at Midnight Mountain Time on Saturday night.


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What a great handmade card idea!