A Multi-Challenge Sympathy Card

A Multi-Challenge Sympathy Card

September is a month I associate with loss, so as soon as I saw Elephantastic’s challenge to make a Remembrance / Sympathy card, I knew I wanted to create something beautiful, uplifting, and comforting.

Interior of Card

I used these challenges as inspiration during the design process:

Anything Goes Challenge Blog Week 14: Say It With Flowers
Creative Belli Challenge #99: Old Stamps
Ellephantastic Challenge #10: Remembrance / Sympathy
Play Date Cafe Challenge PDCC 45

Back of Card

The majority of the products featured on this card are from CTMH:

Cardstock: White, Vanilla Cream, Hollyhock, and Chocolate
Chocolate Organdy Ribbon and Bubblegum Waxy Flax
Chocolate Bigger Brad
Dye Ink Pads: Chocolate, Hollyhock, Bubblegum
C1088 Comforting Thoughts Stamps
D1186 Rustic Flowers My Acrylix Stamps
D1187 For Every Occasion Stamps

I also added a flower and some dewdrops – just like the ones in the PDCC Color Challenge photo!

Play Date Cafe Challenge 49

Although I’ve designed this card as a source of comfort, you could easily adapt this design to the occasion of your choice!

I hope you have a wonderful day! If you’re in need of additional ideas for sympathy cards, click here.

Wondering what’s happening around the blogosphere? Here’s a few places to visit:

Make It Monday
Motivate Me Monday
Something Beautiful
The Wednesday Window
Scrappy Saturdays
Funky Junk Interiors

27 Responses to “A Multi-Challenge Sympathy Card”

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  1. Stef H (Glitterbabe) says:

    hi ramona!!!! oh it was soooooooooooooo nice to see you at my blog! i LOVE this card. the colors are stunning and it's definitely one of comfort!!!

    hope you are well. i do apologize for not gettiing here, but i have really been soooooooo busy. anyway, the best way to assure yourself of a visit from me is by leaving me a comment. i visit EVERYONE who leaves me a comment! so you can only imagine how HAPPY i was to see you there this morning!

    do stay well and stay happy… and thank you sooooooooo much for being my FRIEND!!! i DO treasure you!

    hugs 🙂

  2. Dawn says:

    very pretty!

  3. Michelle says:

    Such a lovely sympathy card and a beautiful sentiment to match. Thanks for linking up with the Make It Monday linky party.

    Michelle 🙂

  4. Ellephantastic Cards and Crafts says:

    Really pretty & thoughtful. Thank you for joining us this week at Elle Challenges x x

  5. Jan says:

    very pretty card!

  6. Maria Matter says:

    Very pretty hun! A wonderful card of comfort!
    Thank you for sharing it @ Creative Belli!
    hugs & blessings!

  7. Lorrinda says:

    Found this through your link at Michelle's Make it Monday Linky Party. Lovely card and beautiful sentiment!

  8. Van (Vung) says:

    The card is so thoughtful and the sentiment is absolutely perfect.

  9. Rita says:

    That is really a pretty card–inside and out. 🙂

  10. happydealhappyday says:

    Stopping by from the weekend blog hop. Love all your creative ideas – looking forward to inspiration from you. You are on my RSS feed now. I'm at

  11. Grandma Yellow Hair says:

    Very pretty card. I am glad I got to visit with you today.
    Hope everything is well with you.

  12. Esther - TTByM says:


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  13. April says:

    following you 🙂 love your cute bloggy! i love making cards and stamping!



  14. Lanie says:

    Thanks for commenting on my post about recipe boxes at Trendy Treehouse. I love your blog! I am a new follower. I hope you will stop by for a visit at Lanie J. and Co. ~Lanie

  15. Suzanne C says:

    Sweet card. Can see how it could be used for a variety of occasions. Glad you joined us at the PDCC.

  16. Andrea Ewen says:

    Very pretty, love that shade of purple and all the sparkly bling! Thanks for joining us at the Play Date Cafe!

  17. Papertrails by a paper lover says:

    Your card is so lovely! I like the symmetry on the front and the fact that you decorated inside and back!

  18. Renee says:

    I love the sparkles and pretty flowers!
    Thanks for linking up to Something Beautiful!
    Have a great day!

  19. Savannah O'Gwynn says:

    Beautiful card–love how it can be used for anyone at anytime! Thanks for playing along and joining in the fun at the PDCC:}

  20. Robin Parker says:

    Very simple and clean card. Thanks for sharing in the Belli Challenge.

  21. Scrappy Gifts says:

    Thanks for linking up to Scrappy Saturdays. Featuring this tomorrow.

  22. Thistleblue says:

    I was sure i'd already commented.. apperently not. Such a nice bright card, the colours are fabulous! Thanks for sharing and joining us this week for the Elle Challenge.
    Elle DT

  23. Shar says:

    Beautiful and caring card! I love how you continued the design on the inside!

  24. Joan Ervin says:

    What pretty colors and I love all the flowers!!! Thanks for playing along with us in the Belli challenge!!

  25. Melisa Waldorf says:

    Cute card! Thank you so much for playing along with Creative Belli. I hope you will join us for the next Belli Challenge on Wednesday!

  26. FrugalMom says:

    This is just the perfect card in my opinion. I'm sorry to hear that you connect the month of September with loss.

    Thank you for participating in last week’s Wednesday Window @ Frugality Is Free. I would like to invite you to this week’s The Wednesday Window . It is the place to feature your favorite blog post of the past week or so, for more details check out Frugality Is Free. The Wednesday Window linky will open up around 10 p.m.

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