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Sympathy Cards: Chris’ View

By: Chris Herrmann, Artistic Guide

 Finished card size: 4.25" x 5.50"

Trees (Another Stamp Company)
Words (Rubbadubbado)
Light Grey Card Stock (Bazzill)
Dark Grey Card Stock (Bazzill)
Black Card Stock (Bazzill)
Nick Bantock Series: Charcoal Grey (Ranger)
Black pigment pen (Ranger)
Paper Cutter
Designer Dries Clear Adhesive (Art Institute)


    1. Cut light grey card stock to create a 4.25" x 5.50" card. Set left over card stock aside to use in step 5.
    2. Stamp Trees onto dark grey card stock.

    1. Trim to desired size.
    2. Outline with black pigment pen.
    3. Stamp words on light grey card stock.
    4. Trim to desired size.

  1. Cut piece of black card stock large enough to outline image stamped on dark grey card stock.
  2. Assemble and attach all pieces to light grey card using designer glue.
  3. You have just created a very basic, tasteful sympathy card. Don't forget to sign your work.

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2 Responses »

  1. Basic, tasteful and flat out lovely.. the colors are so perfect for this type of card. I love cut out images on cards. Thanks Chris.


  2. Nice sympathy card design. The less subtle colors work well.