VIDEO: Sensitive Sympathy Cards in 6 Easy Designs

October 21, 2019

Happy Monday, crafty friends! I hope this post finds you refreshed, and ready for the new week. Before I get to my video today, I wanted to just give a quick update on my 2nd annual Layton's Card Drive & Fundraiser. With the fundraising efforts, and sales of my benefit stamp set, I am really close to meeting my main goal of $2500. This amount allows me to purchase (50) $50 Starbucks gift cards - one for every bed in the level 4 NICU that Layton lived his entire life. Fundraising continues through November 10th, and anything raised in excess of $2500 will be donated to the Upper Midwest Ronald McDonald house in both Ellie & Layton's memory.

Thank you so much for your support! I appreciate it so much! Below I am going to share a direct link to Layton's Legacy GoFundMe page, and I would love for you to continue sharing it. It's been proven that a shared fundraiser raises more funds.

For my video today, I've paired the beautiful Forever in our Hearts stamp set (which is Layton's Legacy benefit stamp set) with the beautiful Butterfly paper collection that Alexandra Renke released this past summer. I've created 6 simply designed cards that are easy to recreate, and I would love for you to watch them come together. You can view my video below, or HERE in HD.

I hope you enjoyed my video for today. I would love for you to give it a thumbs up if you did, and subscribe to my channel if you don't already!

Here is a look at all of the cards in the set. This section will be a bit photo heavy, but I wanted to be sure you were able to see each card in full. On this first one, I've added a doubled over string of gold thread to the middle of the top butterfly, and tacked it down with jewels & Gina K Connect glue. I didn't show it in the video, but it's super simple to do!

This card features one of my FAVE butterfly dies from Alexandra Renke, and I can't get over how gorgeous these papers are as card bases.

I'm so happy that I chose to use the Gathered Twigs ink for stamping the sentiments, instead of black. It makes the cards feel softer for such a sensitive topic.


I've also added some gold thread to this one, and adhered down the same as mentioned above. I love the colors on this one!


While they are all beautiful & elegant, this one just seems extra elegant. It reminds me of my grandmother.


I created a set of three cards with the blue papers in this collection while taking Alexandra's class at {stamp} JunkieFest 2019 this past summer. She actually created this collection exclusively for the retreat, then opened it up to all a few weeks later. You can see those cards HERE

I thought the sentiment already printed on the paper coordinated perfectly with this larger sentiment from the Forever in our Hearts stamp set. So, I stamped it on the inside. I really love how it turned out!

I really hope you like this card set that I've created for you today! As always, if you have any questions at all...feel free to leave them in the comments and I will be sure to reply.
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Have a wonderful Monday!

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  1. Beautiful cards, very soft and soothing designs! <3

  2. Your cards are beautiful and heartfelt and I love how you used the patterned paper !
    I also often butterflies for sympathy cards.

  3. Your cards are so beautiful. Thanks for sharing your wonderful inspiration.

  4. These are just gorgeous Lea.


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