Meandering Meadows Sympathy Card

I recently had the unfortunate occasion of needing a sympathy card and I turned to the Meandering Meadows Suite because of its serene scenes and uplifting colour palette.

Meandering Meadows Sympathy Card

Bundles: Garden Meadow Stamp Set + Garden Meadow Dies (photopolymer: 162741). Ink: Tuxedo Black Memento (132708), VersaMark (102283). Stampin' Blends: Shaded Spruce (154903), Fresh Freesia (155518), Daffodil Delight (154883), Pecan Pie (161674), Petal Pink (154983), Gray Granite (154886). Card/Paper: Basic White Thick (159230), Basic White (159228), Meandering Meadows 6" x 6" Designer Series Paper (162735), Vellum (106584). Accessories: Adhesive-Backed Dragonflies & Birds (162743), White Embossing Powder (Basics Stampin' Emboss Powders: 155554). Tools: Stampin' Cut & Emboss Machine (149653), Stylish Shapes Dies (159183), Heat Tool (129056), Embossing Additions Tool Kit (159971), Mini Stampin' Dimensionals (144108). 

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Meandering Meadows Suite (162745) - $174.25
Includes: Garden Meadow Stamp Set + Garden Meadow Dies Bundle (10%-off), Meandering Meadows 6" x 6" Designer Series Paper, Pecan Pie 3/8" Center Stripe Ribbon, and Adhesive-Backed Dragonflies & Birds.

I started with a piece of Basic White Thick cardstock cut at 21 cm x 14.8 cm (8-1/4" x 5-3/4"), which was then scored at 4.5 cm and 10.5 cm (1-3/4" and 4-1/8").  The card base was then folded in half and the front folded back along the second score line.  I then used one of the beautiful hand-drawn scenes from the Meandering Meadows 6" x 6" Designer Series Paper across the back and inside of the card, and one of the abstract designs from the same patterned paper pack for the front panel.

Because I didn't want to cover up or detract from these lovely, artistic scenes, I used a die-cut vellum circle for the words and to hold the sweet wheelbarrow element.  Vellum is great for this job because of its semi-transparent nature.  The wheelbarrow is from the Garden Meadow Bundle.  I stamped it in Tuxedo Black Memento ink, die-cut it out, and coloured this lovely image using Stampin' Blends that coordinated with the colours in the patterned paper.

I finished my sympathy card with some brass, swooping birds from the Adhesive-Backed Dragonflies & Birds embellishment pack.

Meandering Meadows Sympathy Card

I love how versatile the new Meandering Meadows Suite is.  These products can be easily used for sympathy cards, birthday occasions, weddings, and anniversaries.

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