Category Archives: Sympathy

Butterfly Basics Sympathy Card

By | May 25, 2016

Hi there Sympathy cards are never easy to make but this one came together nicely.  I CASED one of my previous cards and just changed the colour scheme. This was for my neighbour who lost her grandmother at the beginning of the month.  She had been very close to her grandmother and I wanted to… Read More »

Butterfly Basics Sympathy Card

By | August 6, 2015

Hi there It’s never easy creating a sympathy card but I found this design by Margaret – it’s so lovely the only thing I changed was the colour combo. Here’s a tip I found out (the hard way) over the weekend.  For any die that is horizontal feed it through the Big Shot vertically as in… Read More »

Lovely as a Tree – Sympathy

By | October 16, 2014

Hi there I recently needed to make a quick sympathy card for a guy I used to work with.  My ‘go to’ stamp set in cases like this is Lovely as a Tree and here’s what I created. I’ve heat embossed the image in Early Espresso then using a Blender Pen applied ink to colour… Read More »

Choose Happiness Card

By | September 18, 2014

Hi there Here’s the last Make & Take we made last Saturday.  We were shown how to create a mask so that the stalk of the branches didn’t stamp over the flower which was stamped first.  This also gives it a bit of a 3D effect. To get the mask effect stamp the flower image… Read More »

Sympathy Cards

By | September 1, 2013

Hi there Well it’s been a very sad weekend for me.  My cousin died very unexpectedly yesterday and we will have to wait until at least Wednesday for an autopsy report.  I still can’t believe it.  She was the most giving person and always helped others.  She was 15 years older than me but always… Read More »

Sympathy Card

By | December 13, 2012

Hi there As promised here is the second sympathy card I had to make last week for work 🙁  One of our distributors son died suddenly at age 34 leaving behind a wife and young son.  So very sad.  Yesterday’s card was for the parents and today’s card is for his wife. I have seen… Read More »

Upsy Daisy

By | August 3, 2012

Hi there Here’s a card I made a while ago but never got round to posting it.  Now that the Upsy Daisy set is retiring I thought I’d better blog it. This is such a versatile stamp and lends itself to so many techniques and styles.  As this was a sympathy card I wanted it… Read More »

Framelits & Bordering on Romance

By | May 27, 2012

Hi there I’ve had a great birthday weekend – thanks to those that have sent messages :).  One of the gifts I got was Bordering on Romance so last night I was able to put ink to stamp and this is what I came up with. To get the shape for the bottom I covered… Read More »

Sympathy Cards

By | May 7, 2012

Hi there Over the weekend I had to make two sympathy cards for people at work – they are not the easiest of cards to create but I was pleased with both of them.  I needed one feminine & one masculine one. For this one I used markers straight onto the stamp and for this… Read More »

River Rock Challenge

By | January 13, 2012

Hi there Well over at the NZSU blog I gave everyone a colour challenge this week (the colour was randomly picked by my husband from the colour coach) – River Rock, Cherry Cobbler & Marina Mist or River Rock, Not Quite Navy & Tangerine Tango.  I don’t think I’ve used River Rock that much so this was a challenge… Read More »