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Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Sympathy in Soft Colors

I always seem to need sympathy cards when I don't have any. So, in the process of preparing for the Christmas bazaar, I decided to include a couple sympathy cards. In a sense, the stamp sets I chose are from both ends of life's spectrum - Birthday Blossoms for the flowers and Thoughts & Prayers for the words of sympathy.

Since I was running out of Whisper White envelopes, I decided to use Very Vanilla. Then, because I had some embellishments left over from the Cottage Greetings Card Kit, I incorporated the same color scheme. I used the reverse punch on the Envelope Punch Board to round opposite corners.

Products Used:
Birthday Blossoms stamp set (8), W 139167, $27.00; C 139471, $19.00
Thoughts & Prayers stamp set (8), W 128751, $26.00; C 127805, $19.00
Very Vanilla 8½" x 11" cardstock (40), 101650, $8.50
Mint Macaron 8½"x 11" cardstock (24), 138337, $7.00
Basic Gray Archival Stampin' Pad, 140932, $7.00
Mint Macaron Classic Stampin' Pad, 138326, $6.50
Blushing Bride Classic Stampin' Pad, 131172, $6.50
Delightful Dijon Classic Stampin' Pad, 138327, $6.50
Blender Pens (3), 102845, $10.00

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