Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Love and Sympathy for LIM79

Greetings, Stampers! I am sad to say that I just used my last sympathy card the other day, so it was time to make some more. This is the kind of card that I like to make a few of at a time, so I always have them on hand. I used the Love and Sympathy Stamp Set, my favorite set for this occasion.

Week 79 Colour: Blue & Green

I decided to play along with a new challenge today, at least new to me, the Less is More challenge. Their challenge this week is to use blue and green in a clean and simple card.  I hope mine was simple enough!

Speaking of less is more, that pretty much defines the Love and Sympathy Stamp Set from Stampin' Up. One beautiful, elegant image, one greeting for the inside of the card, and one for the outside, interchangeable I might add. What more do you need? It's the perfect stamp set for a sympathy card, though the image could be used for nearly anything.

The stamp for the floral image on the outside of the card was colored with markers and stamped once. Then, it was stamped two more times without re-inking for a lighter image. I just "huffed" on the stamp a little to re-moisten it. On the inside, I stamped off once before stamping the image. I even stamped once on the corner of the envelope for a totally coordinated look.

Stampin' Up! Products Used:
Stamp Sets: Love and Sympathy
Card Stock: Whisper White, Bashful Blue, Marina Mist
Ink Pads: Black Stazon
Markers: Marina Mist, Wild Wasabi
Tools: Big Shot, Framed Tulips Embossing Folder
Acessories: Marina Mist 1/8" Taffeta Ribbon

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Kelly said...

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Chrissie said...

It's great to see you Sandy with this lovely card. There's not a lot of white space but it's a super design and perfect for a sympathy card.
Thanks so much
"Less is More"

Stampin' Mom of Four said...

As many stamp sets as I have, I need to get this one. You made a really beautiful card from it.

Darnell said...

This is pinned. It is one of the loveliest, most tender sympathy cards I have ever seen. Awesome job!

Grenouille Greetings said...

I used this stamp on a card recently - I must remember to post it on my blog. It's a beautiful sentiment and a very pretty card inside and out! Hugs, Lesley

Margie said...

Such a serene card and a lovely sentiment too.

Mandi said...

Not too much white space but that panel design is superb!
Great to see you
Thanks very much
"Less is More"