Swallowtail Sympathy Card

19 Aug

I hope I’m not wrong in thinking that a Sympathy Card can be bright and cheery too.  That’s exactly what this card is.  I love how the colors just pop!



  • Stamp SetsSwallowtail (#129216, $13.95), Best of Sayings (#133485, $14.95)
  • Card Stock – Daffodil Delight, White
  • Stamp Pads – Versamark, Pacific Point, Daffodil Delight, Melon Mambo, Tangerine Tango
  • Accessories – Daffodil Delight Seam Binding, Black Embossing Powder, Embossing Buddy, Decorative Label Punch, Daubers, dimensional, 4 sponge daubers


  • Daffodil Delight – 5-1/2” X 8-1/2” (half sheet)
  • White  – 4” X 5-1/4”


1.    Rub white CS with embossing buddy.
2.    Stamp butterfly in versamark on the white CS.
3.    Sprinkle black embossing powder on image and emboss using the heat tool.
4.    To add color, dauber on the ink starting with the inside (lightest color) and work your way out.
5.    Add ribbon by placing sticky strip across the card and then gathering the ribbon as you go.
6.    Stamp saying and punch out.
7.    Dauber daffodil around the edges of the saying and large white CS.
8.    Layer on top of the Daffodil.
9.    Add saying using dimensional.




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