Tuesday, February 1, 2022

Stampin' Up! Grassy Grove Sympathy Card

Good Tuesday morning, peeps. My card today is a CASE of my upline, Amy Koenders. She has a pdf file and video for instructions so I won't be going into that in this post. 

For my card I used a sentiment from the Inspired Thoughts Stamp Set and the Double Oval Punch.

The DSP for the background is from the New Horizons 6 x 6 pack. I ran a panel of Blackberry Bliss through my embossing machine with the Tasteful Textures 3D EF and adhered it to the card front.

I used the Grassy Grove Bundle for my silhouettes in the above photo and the inside sentiment and images shown in the next photo. I sponged the edges with Blackberry Bliss ink.

Since this is the first time I have used the Grassy Grove Bundle, I'm entering my card at NBUS #35 and Double Trouble #102. I'm playing with Thing 1 and Thing 2.

THING 1: Trouble Maker says, "It's time again to grab your bone folder and other crafty stuff and create something new. We think this is easier than folding a fitted sheet! It's time to use the stuff you have in your stash (new and/or old).
  THING 2:  Double Dare 

says, "I dare you to multiply the fun by linking your project with any previous partner(s) listed below. You will qualify for extra chances in our Random Draw."

For Thing 2 I have chosen to play with Critter Crazy Challenge #59 - Anything Goes with a Featured Critter (mine are momma and baby deer). 

Thank you for stopping by today and happy February 1st!


  1. Karen, what a beautiful sympathy card. They are always so difficult to make... and I'm sure whoever receives it will appreciate your creative talents and heartfelt wishes. I LOVE that "New Horizons" DSP,,, you've really used it to create an excellent effect! Thank you for sharing your card and talents with us at Double Trouble!!! -Donna

    1. Thank you, Donna, for commenting on behalf of Double Trouble.

  2. This is very moving and beautiful, Karen, both the front and the inside. It will bring a lot of comfort. Thank you for inspiring everyone at NBUS! Hugs, Darnell

  3. Very pretty Karen! Perfect background paper and perfect die cuts! :)

  4. Lovely card!! That DSP is so pretty! :)

  5. Wow, that design paper is beautiful as a background of your silhouette of the forest and deer... beautiful. And the inside just as beautiful. Thanks for sharing with us at Double Trouble and Critter Crazy Challenge

    1. Thank you so much, Suzanne, for your comment on behalf of DT and CCC.

  6. This is gorgeous, it is hard to believe that is designer paper versus a hand made background. Wow!

  7. Beautiful card made from the heart, Karen! Thank you for joining us at Double Trouble Challenge #102.

  8. I love the way the monochromatic turned out with your card! Thanks for playing with Double Trouble so we could see it :)

  9. Oh what pretty make! Love the frame and the magical background.

    Thanks for playing along with our Challenge at Critter Crazy and good luck!

    Hugs and please come back soon!
    Kleido’s BastelStüble
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    1. Thank you, Doris, for commenting on behalf of CCC.


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