Arianna Blooms Sympathy Card

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Arianna Blooms Sympathy Card

Good Morning, Friends!  Welcome to another edition of Heartfelt Creations Wednesday.  This week, we’re continuing our reveal of the exquisite Arianna Blooms Collection.  I have an Arianna Blooms sympathy card to share with you.  You’ll find a complete supply list and detailed tutorial for this card at the end of my post.

I am with you always 03aThis 6″ square easel card combines the Arianna Blooms die with the Arianna Lace die.  The flower petals have been “pinched” to create a sort of pleated look.  I think these blooms look a lot like pink striped petunias, don’t you?  The elements in the Arianna Lace Die add so much to this card.

I am with you always 01aHere it is with the easel opened.  I used 2 pre-designed card fronts on the cover of the card, and one of the beautiful borders on the inside.  The corners were also cropped. The gorgeous ribbon is Sherbet Delicate Stitched Satin from Really Reasonable Ribbon.

I am with you always 04aThis beautiful sentiment is from Sympathy Sentiment PreCut Set.  I think sympathy cards can be so hard to make, because it’s often hard to know what to say.  This set says it perfectly.

And that’s all for me this week, folks!  I hope you’ll stop by the HC BLOG to take a look at all the other designer’s beautiful projects.  You can also find links in my sidebar.  I know you’ll be inspired.  Thanks for stopping by!  Your visits make me happy right down to the tips of my crafty little fingers!

Cheerio,

kathy

Arianna Blooms Sympathy Card Tutorial
Heartfelt Creations Products and Products Carried by HC:
Stamps: HCPC 3608 Arianna Blooms PreCut Set
HCPC 3613 Arianna Hummingbird PreCut Set
HCPC 3377 Sympathy Sentiment PreCut Set
HCPC 3545 Open Leaf PreCut Set
Dies: HCD 747 Arianna Lace
HCD 748 Arianna Blooms
HCD 736 Classic Leaf Die
Paper: HCDP1 244 Arianna Blooms Collection
Other Products: Paper: Glossy White cardstock, Pink cardstock, Inks: Worn Lipstick Distress Stain, Colorbox Pigment Frost White, Ranger Jet Black Archival Ink, Distress Ink (Forest Moss, Peeled Paint); Embossing Powder: Superfine white; Pink Delicate Stitched Satin Ribbon, Rhinestones, Yellow Stickles, pink corner chomper
Directions: Create a 6″ square easel card base from pink cardstock. Use the scallop side of the Corner Chomper to shape the corners. Cut the 6″ butterfly card front from the collection and use the Corner Chomper on the corners. Glue to the card base. Cut the oval frame butterfly card front from the collection. Stamp the sentiment in the oval. Mat with pink cardstock. Chomp the corners. Die cut the lacy accents, snip and place around the card as shown. Stamp, emboss and die cut the flowers. Brush with Worn Lipstick Distress Stain. Shape, stack and place on the card. Add rhinestones. Add the ribbon. Stamp, die cut, color and shape the leaves and add to the card.
Cut the 6″ card front from the collection, chomp the corners and add to the card interior. Stamp the sentiment. Add the lacy accents and a small flower to hold the easel open.
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11 thoughts on “Arianna Blooms Sympathy Card

  1. smithgfb

    Sorry to be so late in commenting! Been working outside trying to get caught back up. This is one lovely creation. Your flowers are simply stunning and that bow is to die for!

  2. Birgit

    Wow! This card is stunning! I love the striped flowers and all the delicate die cuts really accentuate this card well. You never cease to amaze me, Kathy!

  3. Darlene Pavlick

    Oh Kathy this is so, so pretty! LOVE all the flowers and that lacy die is gorgeous! Just beautiful my friend! Once again you have inspired me … just wish there were more hours in my day! HUGS!

  4. carol e

    Such a beautiful card and sentiments for a sad occasion Kathy. Always hard to find the right card and words at times like these x

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