FMS 118: Silhouette Sentiments Sympathy Card

Two dear friends of mine each recently lost a close loved one; so, tonight I was fashioning sympathy cards.   I used Freshly Made Sketches 118 sketch for this card.  To make the background paper, I inked the inside bottom of my stripes embossing folder with Crumb Cake ink; then I placed a piece of Very Vanilla CS into the embossing folder and ran it through the Big Shot.  While the picture doesn’t show the 3D effect, the background paper is actually raised/embossed lines which added the dimension I desired for this card.  I’m still discovering many “treasures” in the box of free goodies I recently received from Stampin Up.  The Pocketful of Posies DSP used for the horizontal stripe, was from one of the paper packs that arrived in my surprise box!

2014.01.08 CHAPPLE SYMPATHY

STAMPIN UP STAMPS:   Petite Pairs and Silhouette Sentiments

STAMPIN UP INK:  Early Espresso and Always Artichoke Markers; Crumb Cake ink pad for inking the embossing folder

STAMPIN UP CARD STOCK AND PAPER:  Early Espresso CS, Very Vanilla CS, Pocketful of Posies DSP

SUPPLIES:  Naturals small buttons colored with Early Espresso marker and heat set; Early Espresso bakers twine; clear embossing powder, heat tool

STAMPIN UP Stripes Embossing Folder

ADHESIVES:  Tombo glue, Snail and Dimensionals

FMS Final 118

8 thoughts on “FMS 118: Silhouette Sentiments Sympathy Card

    • Thank you, Karen. I’m still fairly new to Stampin Up and was unfamiliar with the Pocketful of Posies DSP. When I saw that particular piece of paper, I knew I wanted to use it as the central point for this card.

    • Thanks Cindy! I wanted something clean and simple; but, the card was definitely too stark with just a plain Very Vanilla background. I was pleased with the striped lined background 🙂

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