The Brayering Backgrounds technique for Sympathy Cards makes quick and easy cards in no time.
My son-in-law asked if I had any Sympathy cards because a co-workers father passed away suddenly on Sunday. I said why sure I do; even though I didn’t have any on hand; I quickly set to work creating.
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No one ever likes to make Sympathy cards but we all need them now and then. Since my son-in-law was giving this to a co-worker I thought I would try to keep it a more Masculine sympathy card. No added fluff with pearls, jewels, ribbon etc.
I thought I’d sponge a nice background using my Stitched Rectangles as my stencil. Well, my arthritis in my right thumb has flared up BIG time and sponging wasn’t working very well for me; so I pulled out my Sponge Brayers and went to town.
My ink colors were:
- Bermuda Bay
- Pool Party
- Seaside Spray
Once I got started I couldn’t stop and made quite a few cards in different directions and layers.
The stamp sets I used were:
- Rooted in Nature
- Woven Heirlooms
- Kindness & Compassion
- Peaceful Moments
I mixed and matched those stamp sets to create my outside sentiments as well as the inside sentiments.
These are just a few of the ones I created. Like I said once I started brayering I couldn’t stop it was too much fun!
Next on my list to order is more sponge brayers so I don’t have to change the sponges for different colors. I generally will brayer 3 different colors and with 3 handles I won’t have to change the sponges. Plus, more color options to play with. Just take the sponges to the kitchen sink when you’re finished and wash them with soap and water and let them dry. They will be stained but that doesn’t matter.
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