With Deepest Sympathy
By Susan Cobb
Designer's Tip: I use alcohol inks to color the plastic shapes, then decorated with Silver Sympathy Dazzles. I inked some of the stickers with Woodland alcohol ink, then added them to the inked Acrylic Die Cut Shapes.
- Place the card with the fold at the top. Cover the card front with Lacy aqua/pink/red/ivory lace and swirls paper. Trim a red/aqua/ivory lacy stripe from the Lacy striped paper and glue even with the bottom edge of the card front. Trim a narrow red/ivory lacy stripe from the Lacy striped paper sheet and glue across the card front, 2" from the bottom. Ink the card edges with the Toffee Fluid Chalk ink pad.
- Apply 3 drops of alcohol blending solution to the 4 1/2" long scalloped label Acrylic Die Cut Shape, then spread it out evenly with the applicator. Add 2 drops of Woodland Pink Sherbet ink and spread it out evenly, then let dry. Mat the shape on ivory cardstock, leaving a 1/16" border. Add Silver Sympathy Dazzles "With Deepest Sympathy" centered on the inked Acrylic Die Cut Shape label. Ink 3 sprigs and 1 tiny butterfly from the Silver Sympathy Dazzles with Woodlands Juniper ink and let dry. Add 2 sprigs and the butterfly to the inked label to decorate it as shown.
- Ink a Acrylic Die Cut heart shape with 2 drops of blending solution and 1 drop of Woodland Juniper ink, spreading the ink evenly. Let dry. Ink the Silver Sympathy Dazzles small floral cluster sticker with Woodland Pink Sherbet ink and let dry. Add the floral cluster to the inked Acrylic Die Cut heart and trim evenly around the edges. Glue the label centered on the card front as shown, tucking the heart beneath it on the left side. Add Lacy ribbons using Zots.
- Inside: Ink the Acrylic Die Cut scalloped plastic shape with one flat side with 3 drops of blending solution and 2 drops of Woodland Juniper ink and let dry. Glue an aqua/tan/pink strip from the Lacy striped paper across the inside, 2 3/4" from the bottom. Add the Silver Sympathy Dazzles border sticker across the top edge of the shape, trimming sides evenly. Glue centered to the inside with the flat edge even with the paper. Ink a Silver Sympathy Dazzles 1 1/2" butterfly sticker with Woodland Pink Sherbet ink and let dry. Add Silver Sympathy Dazzles "Cherish" centered on the shape, then add the pink Silver Sympathy Dazzles butterfly on the left side as shown. Add remaining inked Silver Sympathy Dazzles sprig to the right side. Zot ribbon in place.