Tag Archives: Sympathy

Favorite Sympathy Card

In the past month, I’ve had to make a few sympathy cards for some good friends.  While it’s a sad occasion, I think making handmade cards and writing heartfelt notes inside really help friends know how much you care and wish you could help ease their pain. One of my favorite Sympathy cards was one I made using past Paper Pumpkin stamps from August and September 2017.  You can see the original… Read More »

How Do You Find The Words?

Last week, we received some devastating news.  It’s hard to even type this.  Our dear friends lost their son, who was only 36 years old.  These are friends we’ve know for over 30 years, in fact one was a groomsman in our wedding.  They are the nicest, most wonderful people, and it’s just heart wrenching to think about what they are going through.  Honestly, I have a hard time thinking… Read More »

How To Sponge a Scene

A dear friend of ours recently lost his life partner.  He worked with me for many years in the Internal Audit Department of Washington Mutual Bank and then later became a client of my husbands.  Since then, he moved to Texas, but we’ve kept in touch over the years, and my husband still does his taxes every year.  We were so sad to learn that his partner had passed away.… Read More »

Grunge Watercolor

Watercoloring is a huge trend in card making right now.  Anyone who reads my blog on a regular basis knows that it’s also one of my favorite techniques for coloring and creating backgrounds.  I think a lot of people shy away from watercoloring, because they think it’s difficult.  But, my card today will show that it can be super easy and fun. This is a fairly simple card to recreate. … Read More »