Cricut Sympathy Card
Cricut Card Making Projects
This Cricut sympathy card is is made
using the Stamping Solutions cartridge.
Often one doesn’t get
lot of advance notice when it is time to send a card expressing our
and thoughts to someone in mourning. Although this card is easy to put
together quickly, it shows how much you care since it was handmade
by you. It says “I’m sorry” on the front,
and is embellished
with fern fronds. The verse inside was printed on a computer and
reads "Caring thoughts and deepest sympathy are with you in your time
of loss". The card measures 5” high by 7" wide.
Needed to Make this Cricut Sympathy Card:
- Four coordinating sheets of
should be a patterned paper. The outside sheet for the card
should be heavier, such as cardstock.
scoring tool, and/or
- Glue stick or pen (for intricate
designs I use a fine-tipped Zig pen
Refer to the letter
labels on the
above card while reading these directions.
the Cricut sympathy card by cutting a solid sheet of cardstock (A)
7"x10". Score the 10" length at 5" and fold in half.
2. Cut (B) paper 4 3/4"
x 6 3/4".
Glue to front of (A). Note: I used a stamp
pad and smudged it around all the edges of these papers in steps 1-3 to
make them "pop" out visually; this is optional.
3. Cut (C) paper 2" x 6 3/4".
Align to bottom of (B) and glue.
4. Cut patterned paper (D) 11/2
" x 6 3/4".
Align to bottom of (C) and glue.
the cutting on the Cricut!
Tip: To save time, load sections of (B), (C), and (D) on the
mat all at one time so you don't have to keep unloading your mat.
Just reposition the blade using the arrows to the new section
of paper where you would like to cut. You'll be done in no
paper section (D):
the oval frame, (button 45).
Press "blackout". Size: 2 inches.
6. For paper section (C):
the oval frame, (button 45) (or
hit "repeat last"). Press "shadow". CUT. Glue this
behind the patterned tag.
- Select "So Sorry",
Size: 1 1/4".
- For the fern fronds, select "with
gratitude", (button 9), and hit "Shift". Size: 1". CUT.
- Select "repeat last", and select "flip".
7. For paper section (B):
"So Sorry", button 26.
Select "shadow" Size: 1 1/4".
8. The inside verse of the Cricut sympathy card was printed
on a computer on cream
colored paper, and I cut and matted these by what looked pleasing to
the eye. I decorated the corners of the verse with a few
extra cut embellishments I had from the Accent Essentials cartridge.
Cricut Sympathy Card
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