Tuesday, August 2, 2022

Elegant but CAS Sympathy Card for Retro Rubber Anything Goes

It is the season of life where I need to make sympathy cards.  For friends who have a parent pass, or even siblings of friends.  Anything Goes at Retro Rubber is a good challenge for this type of card.

This clean and simple card uses ink, an embossing folder, a stamp, and ribbon and takes about 10 minutes to complete!

  • Ink is directly applied to the embossing folder with a brayer on the high points.  White cardstock is placed and attention is paid to not allowing it to move before it is pressure embossed.  Brilliance Pearlescent Poppy was my ink of choice for this card.  Once embossed the ink appears in the valleys of the impression.  The card front is trimmed to 4" x 5.25" and then inked in Brilliance Pearlescent Poppy.
  • The sentiment is from Unity Stamp Company's ". . . beautiful life, blessed memories" set released in January 2015.  
  • A matching ribbon is tied in a bow and adhered with a glue dot.
  • The card front is adhered to a A2 card base 4.25" x 5.5".

I hope you will join us at Retro Rubber for our Anything Goes challenge.  Thanks for stopping by!


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  1. Wow, that is a STUNNING deboss, Neva - and so lovely for sympathy. It will mean so much...

  2. Neva, when you have to make a Sympathy card simplicity is best and you got it right with this beauty. Beautifully done.
    Stay healthy and safe.


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