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A Sympathy Card

A friend of mine asked me to come up with some Sympathy cards to use in her ministry. I wanted to come up with something simple and emotional. My first thought was to use tear drops, but I didn't want the card to be obviously sad.  I decided to go with drops of water and add one or two that looked like tear drops. 

I used Brushos to make my background (smashing and dragging to get the effect here).  I added the Brush In Deepest Sympathy Stamp (588G) to my die cut oval (Spellbinders die brushed with black ink around the edges), and I drew on my water drops with a fine tip black marker and a white gel pen.  I really like the look of this card.



  1. A beautiful card Nancy, a perfect design for a sympathy card.

  2. A lovely design for what can be a difficult card to make
    hugs Jacee
    Simply Paper Card Design

  3. Beautiful! Love the Brusho's in the background. A lovely sympathy card.

  4. The water drops are the perfect touch. Beautiful card!

  5. The water droplets are a genius idea for this gorgeous sympathy card! The card easily conveys those unspoken words beautifully

  6. This is such a nice and watery card, if you know what I mean. I love the background and the way you created the tears.

    And yet, it is so soothing and healing.

  7. Beautiful card and I love the background.

  8. Beautiful Nancy, love your water drops!!! Great bg too!


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