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Monday, March 31, 2014

Sympathy Card made with Secret Garden Stamps and Framelits

I got this beautiful sympathy card from a fellow demonstrator - Lori Verdon. She did several things that make this card ideal for a sympathy card: the line of images flowing from corner to corner  - and - the single flower stamped in a lighter color.

Sympathy card made with Stampin'UP!'s Secret Garden stamp set

Lori chose perfect colors for a sympathy card, Crumb Cake and Early Espresso. This neutral palette sets an appropriate tone for the occasion. These gorgeous flower images are from a stamp set called Secret Garden. But the choice of neutral colors allows the focus to be on the sentiment.
Stampin'UP!'s Secret Garden  stamp set

Did you notice the raised flower? One thing I so appreciate about Stampin'UP! is the matched sets of stamps and dies. Lori could have "fussy cut" the flowers. But why bother when there's a set of matching framelits to make life easy! 

Here are a couple of other projects made with the Secret Garden stamps and Framelits.
Card made with StampinUP's Secret Garden stamps and framelit dies
This flower looks so delicate when stamped in white on pink paper. 
And what a time-saver to be able to die cut the image instead of fussy cutting!

Do you agree that those die cut leaves look great even without stamping an image.

Scrapbook baby page made with StampinUP's Secret Garden Stamps and framelit dies

The Secret Garden Stamp set - wood mount or clear mount 
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