Clean and simple sympathy card.

Hello. Toady I sharing a clean and simple sympathy card. It’s a card none of want to have to make or send but when we do I think clean and simple speaks volumes to the recipient.

I have started the journey of participating in the Altenew Educator Certification Programme and this card is inspired by the All About Layering 1 class. Layering stamps are not something I use often because I love colouring so much so I was excited to give it a try.

I loved the look of the painted flowers stamp set so decided this was the set I had to use to create my card.

I wanted to go for a simple repeated stamped area which would cover the lower portion of the card leaving the rest of the card blank apart from the sentiment. I used the different layered flowers and stamped them at different angles, adding leaves also at different angles. I wanted the stamping to be quite loose and not perfectly aligned to give the images that painted imperfect look. I am such a perfectionist myself it was nice to have a go at being imperfect and enjoying the process.

To use a layering stamp each layer of stamped in a different shade of ink. Following the stamping guide which can be downloaded.I used Altenew crisp dye inks and chose purple as my main colour.

I had great fun using the layering stamps and they are now something I will definitely use more often in the future.

If you are interested in any of the Altenew Academy courses you can visit the Altenew wensite to find out more.

Take care for now.


Published by Crafty Lemur

UK based self taught crafter with a love of card making, cross stitch, art and design. Altenew Certified Educator. Follow me on instagram @craftylemur. Visit my YouTube channel Altenew affiliate link

7 thoughts on “Clean and simple sympathy card.

  1. Beautifully stamped, Katrina! Love your composition and choice of colors! Thanks so much for entering your beautiful work in Altenew AECP assignment Gallery. Beautiful colors and design. Well done!

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  2. Beautifully done Katrina! I look forward to seeing all your work over this week and the next.
    The colour choice and the placement looks very good. Very well done! I love clean looking cards.
    Thank you for entering your gorgeous work to the AECP assignment gallery.

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