Today I want to show you how to make a handmade sympathy card that’s beautiful and doesn’t take hours to create! Check it out in my short video.

Sympathy cards are some of the most requested designs my crafting community want to see. Unfortunately there is always a need to send a card of condolence, yet we struggle sometimes with how to make one.

This is a simple one that conveys your heartfelt message and would be appropriate for males and females alike.

Learn How to Make a Handmade Sympathy Card
Quick Handmade Sympathy Card

The soft colour around the edges of the card is added with our new blending brushes. It adds visual interest and depth to the card.

How to Make a Handmade Sympathy Card

Let me show you how you can create lovely sympathy cards with only a few tools. and a few minutes!

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Make It In Minutes Video Tutorial

Now let’s take a closer look at today’s card.

While I always enjoy dry embossed images whenever they appear on a card, I especially like how the ink brings the dandelions more into focus here.

Isn’t that a lovely greeting? And the even more lovely part is the stamp set is free during Sale-a-Bration until February 28th with a qualifying $60 order!

Video: How to Make a Handmade Sympathy Card
Make a Condolence Card with Card Stock

Would you like a free written tutorial for another super simple and pretty sympathy card? Simply click here.

Time to Craft!

It’s time to find your own pretty embossing folder and beautiful stamps to recreate this card! Here are the measurements.

Cuttin’ It Up!

  • Thick Vanilla – 4 1/4″ x 11″, scored at 5 1/2″ (see my JO-Tips video for scoring cardstock), scraps
  • Early Espresso – 4″ x 5 1/4″
  • Crumb Cake – 3 3/4″” x 5″

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Thank You

Did you get a chance to take a peek at the video? Thanks for watching!

I’m curious too. Which embossing folder are YOU going to use for your card?

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I do love the simplicity of this card. And unfortunately it will be heading out in the mail right away to a good friend!

How to Make a Handmade Sympathy Card in Minutes
Use Blending Brushes for a Simple Handmade Sympathy Card

Now you know how to make a handmade sympathy card that’s lovely and quick to put together, you might even like to make up a package of a few to give a friend – it’s a wonderful gift.

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