Celebrate Sunflowers Sympathy Card

I was asked to make a card for a co-worker who lost her beloved pet yesterday. I wanted To make something soft and elegant, so my mind immediately went to the monochromatic sunflower card I made a few weeks ago. Essentially, I changed the primary color, placement of the images, and the sentiments. This card whipped up a lot faster since I already knew what I wanted to do.

Here is the color palette used for this card

For this card, I started with a Whisper White base and added a layer of Pool Party. I embossed a Whisper White Layer with the Pinewood Planks Embossing Folder and sponged it with Pool Party Ink.

I cut out a Whisper White sunflower base, one sunflower outline in Pool Party and two outlines in Whisper White. I sponged the sunflower base with Pool Party and glued the outlines together (Pool Party on the bottom), with the Pool Party slightly offset to give it a 3-D look. I added the foliage cut from the dies in a combination of Pool Party, Whisper White and Vellum Cardstock. I stamped my sentiment and cut it out using a die from Tasteful Labels, sponging the label lightly, and added a bow made from the Pool Party Shimmer Ribbon.

For the inside panel, I stamped the sentiment, wrapped a piece of the Pool Party Shimmer Ribbon around the panel and attached it to my card base. I stamped the sunflower image, die-cut it and attached it to the corner. I then stamped the sunflower in the corner of the envelope to tie it all together.


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