How To Make A Sympathy Card


Posted on 7th July 2018 by Karen Telfer
Filed under Projects And Cards By Type, With Sympathy Cards


It’s Karen here with a card for a difficult occasion. It is often tricky to find the right card to express your sympathy. I hope this will help and give you some inspiration.

Materials used:

Firstly, I took a piece of A4 kraft card and scored it for a DL sized card (mine was 10.5mm x 18.5mm).

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I then cut two strips of the Rosa Sparkle card - one 3.9mm wide and one 5.2mm wide. I also cut a piece of Mercury Sparkle card – 4.4mm wide. I glued them all together as shown. I didn’t use tape in this instance because I wanted the option of being able to move the card a little to ensure that I got the borders just right.

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Creating the little posy from three miniature roses and some mini pearls which I had in my stash was fun. I bound them together with a little piece of sheer brown ribbon. I also made a little bow and stuck it all together with some glue.

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The sentiment I used was ‘with sympathy’ from the Visible Image ‘Go to Words’ set and I stamped it with black versafine ink – my favourite black ink (I may have said that before 😊).

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I then glued a few small beads of two different sizes around the card to add interest and lighten it.

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Tagged: Sympathy Card

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