July 7, 2017

FOREVER - Sympathy Card





Elegant Dragonfly

Sympathy cards for men are often hard to find. I like the simple elegance of the dragonfly. The card front is rich with embossing while the message and design are uncluttered and clear.


sympathy card, dragonfly design Grace Baxter

The Dragonfly

I used a small die and stamp set to create the dragonfly. I cut it 3 times; 1 from silver foil cs, 1 from teal, and one from white vellum that has a few swirls. To create the texture, I stamped the vellum layer with pale aqua ink, then heat embossed it with clear. This wing layer came out shiny and textured. 

dragonfly with 3 layers, designed by Grace Baxter
Dragonfly close-up

Sentiment

The sentiment "Forever" is cut from the same silver foil cardstock as the frame layer and bottom wing layer of the dragonfly. I love the splendour it provides. It looks different from every angle as the light flashes across it.


sympathy card, "Forever", designed by Grace Baxter

sympathy card with dragonfly, by Grace Baxter for gracenotes4today.blogspot.com



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