It’s the card no one wants to make, but the one that means so very much to receive. Mr. Maui Stamper and I needed a card for dear friends who lost a beloved mother, grandmother, friend.
- Stamps: Hello Friend, Loving Thoughts (retired)
- Color Palette: Very Vanilla, Basic Black, Sahara Sand
- Accessories: Big Shot, Layering Circles framelits, Black Diamond Jewels (retired Holiday 2017), Layered Leaves Dynamic TIEF, Stampin’ Dimensionals
I was pleased with the color palette because it was light enough to be hopeful, but subdued enough to convey the depth of our feelings. Color speaks volumes.
I stocked up on those tiny black rhinestone jewels from the Holiday 2017 catalog, and they were the perfect touch.
I hope you don’t need a card like this, but if you do, I hope you’ll be inspired to make and send one. Don’t worry about what to put inside. Simple things are best, things like “I’m thinking of you” or “I’m available to pick up your kids from school all month”. Don’t try to fix it or make it better. Grief takes its own course. Just be present.
4 thoughts on “With deepest sympathy”
Very classy card. The color combo is perfect!
Thank you, Annette. So lovely to see you last week – you just missed the rain!! We’ve had quite a bit the last couple of days, complete with thunder and lightning. Doesn’t happen often on the South Side and we love it!
Sahara Sand. Just perfect for this card!
Thanks, Cheryl. It took a lot of fiddling to come up with that, and I like it with Very Vanilla.