love and sympathy

Today I had no joy in card making as I had to make a Sympathy card. A dear uncle passed away last weekend.
Making Sympathy cards are never easy so I decided while I had my stamps out to make a couple of them for my stash.

I have to admit that the Love and Sympathy Stamp set made the cards a bit easier to put together.
It is a very reasonably priced stamp set at AU$21.95 (clear) and AU$27.95 (wood) that I would recommend for anyone to have in their stamp set collection. p.68 of the main catalogue.
The simple watercolour flower and two sets of heartfelt words are just perfect.

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 I coloured the flower and its leaves with stampin write markers.
Cardstock: Soft Sky, Whisper White
Designer Paper: retired saleabration sweet sorbet
Embossing folder: Beautifully Baroque
Markers: Soft Sky, Crumbcake
Ink: Early Expresso
Oval Framelits

Here is the other one I did.
This time I used Crumbcake Cardstock. Whisper White, Pear Pizzazz
Fancy Fan Embossing Folder
Lattice Bigz Die (I cut the lattice piece in half diagonally)
Markers: Pear Pizzazz, Crumbcake
Ink: Early Expresso.

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Thank you for visiting. I appreciate your comments. Vx


  1. I am so sorry for the loss of your Uncle, Vicki. I am sure your beautiful card brought some comfort to your family. Thinking of you and sending you prayers for the days ahead.

  2. So sorry about your loss Vicki. Sending you prayers and hugs during this difficult time. Take care. Your cards are both gorgeous.


    I had posted my comment this morning but from my phone and maybe it did not work? but if this is the second one, just remove. Tx

  3. Lovely cards Vicki, and I'm so sorry for your loss. Take care. Bev x

  4. Lovely cards Vicki, sorry to hear about your Uncle xx


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