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Friday, 3 February 2012

Dandelion sympathy card (posted by Elaine)

As soon as I saw this dandelion stamp from the Fragrant Honeysuckle set, I thought it would make a very suitable stamp for a sympathy card. I stamped the images and sentiment in Versamark on a white card panel slightly smaller than DL size and embossed in the silver detail powder I seem to use so much!  The words are from the CB With Sympathy set which is very useful for these sad occasions. I edged with more silver embossing using a Versamark pen. I then matted onto medium grey. I wanted to keep the design deliberately simple.

Hope you enjoy  looking at all the ideas from the DT for these lovely new stamps


  1. Super - simple works fabulously for this occasion


  2. This is an elegant card Elaine and it makes an ideal sympathy card

    Jackie x

  3. These are the hardest cards to make but that is a beautiful understated and elegant card - just right for a sad ocassion.


  4. An ideal card for a difficult occasion - you have made great use of the stamps and created a stylish design. ikki

  5. The ethereal nature of life is reflected so well with the Dandelion that your idea of using it for a Sympathy card is a superbly tasteful one. I think the fact that you matted with grey is also fitting & looks very elegant against the silver edging.
    Paula (PEP)

  6. That's a nicely designed sympathy card.


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