In Your Words Sympathy card

Many of you are aware that during Aug & September 2021 Stampin’ Up! is holding a second Sale-a-bration, which allows you to earn FREE DSP, stamp sets, and dies with every $60cdn purchase – but did you know that you can also earn a FREE host stamp set? For every party/order over $375 you can get the ‘In Your Words’ stamp set for FREE! You can contact me directly to plan a virtual party anywhere in Canada! or place your order here: This month’s host code is: Y2Y97KPT

I love the variety of sentiments in this stamp set. Unfortunately I have needed too many sympathy cards this summer – however this stamp set has helped put words on a card when I just can’t find the right ones to say.

The card base is a piece of Basic Black cardstock ( 11″ x 4-1/4″, scored at 5-1/2″) with a white insert so you can write in the card.

The front was created by sponging Misty Moonlight Ink onto a Mint Macaron piece of cardstock (4″ X 5-1/4″). Then I used a water painter to spray Night of Navy Ink onto the background. Once this was dry I used a wet paintbrush to pick up some White Pigment Ink and spray it across the card front.

Let the white ink dry as well. Then I stamped my sentiment using Versamark Ink and heat embossed it with Black Stampin’ Emboss Powder. I added a tree, die cut from Basic Black cardstock (with adhesive sheet on the back) using the Majestic Mountain dies. I applied the tree to the cardstock, tied a piece of Black twine around twice and made a bow. Finally I used Tear and Tape to adhere the whole piece to the Basic Black card base. Embellish with Rhinestones as you wish.

To save some time (and a bunch of clean up) you can actually prepare a whole sheet of Mint Macaron cardstock with the blending and spraying. Then cut it into 4 pieces once it is dry.

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