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2.04.2009

With Sympathy Tag


Today, I decided to share this sympathy card I made this past weekend (for my mom to give). It's very simply style. This design is perfect to finish the card on the inside and the envelope.

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I received my SU! order the other night and really have not had the chance to play with anything yet except my top note die! I have a cuttlebug and risked buying the die to see if it really works. Well, it does! I will make a separate post for it later, but wanted to share the great news for those of you who already have a die machine and didn't want to purchase a Big Shot just to use the dies. You don't have to , just purchase the dies! It went through very easy and die cut perfectly. I'll share the very QUICK card I made using part of the die cut later.


Here's how you can make this card:
  1. Make card base by trimming brown cardstock to 4.25" x 11", then score at 5.5".
  2. Trim white cardstock to about 4" x 5".
  3. Trim brown cardstock to about 3.75" x 4.75".
  4. Heat emboss design with white embossing powder.
  5. Die cut tag.
  6. Stamp sentiment on tag.
  7. Tie ribbon into a bow around brown cardstock.
  8. Tie tag around ribbon.
  9. Add rhinestones.
  10. Matte brown cardstock on white, then white on card base, using dimensionals.
:: My Goodies {Sympathy} ::
Stamps: Papertrey Ink-With Sympathy; Mixed Messages
Ink: Versamark; Papertrey Ink-plum pudding
Cardstocks: Papertrey Ink- white + dark chocolate
Accessories: Bazzill Basics-purple floss; Papertrey Ink-plum pudding satin ribbon; Spellbinders-tag nestabilities; heat gun; white embossing powder; cuttlebug; KaiserCraft-rhinestone; dimensionals
Card Size: 4-1/4 x 5-1/2

6 comments:

Jewels said...

Great Card Ahley. Just wanted to mention really quickly, the Big Shot / Cuttlebug. I too have the CB and not the BS and it does in fact work, except for the Big dies they are a tad to wide to go through the cuttlebug. Just to save you the trouble of finding that out the hard way like I almost did :) I compared that at my upline's house she has both machines.

Christina Hill said...

What a very pretty card. I so want that Top Note die. I need to find a SU demonstrator locally. I have the Big Shot already so that's half the battle. :)

Heather in FL said...

Great card! I want this set badly. :-) I don't want it for the sympathy stuff (because hopefully I won't need it!) but I love, love, love that "vine".

Stamping Cafe said...

What a fabulous card! You are amazing!

Wendy said...

Another amazing card! You rock!

Lorna said...

This is a beautiful card! TFS! I found your blog while lurking and its one of my favorites. :)

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