Stampin’ Up! Rooted in Nature Peaceful Moment Sympathy Card

Good morning and HAPPY FRIDAY!!  Do you have something fun planned?  I think our plans revolve around the garden  – I know…shocker! – time to get it all in the ground!  And..I’m HOPING the plan includes putting up my picket fence around the garden!  Send fence-putting-up thoughts to Wayne, will you?!? 😉

So – the card I made today is one that I very carefully made for our friend whose wife died on Sunday – that was the funeral we went to yesterday.  So it’s a masculine one – and one that I really like.  Of course, in our mad rush to get out of the house – we don’t do that very well in the mornings – I left the card sitting smack in the middle of the kitchen table. 🙁  We’ll have to get it to him a different way, I guess.

I used a couple of favorite goodies that are, sadly, retiring soon!  The beautiful Rooted in Nature stamp set and coordinating Nature’s Roots die set.  Then I threw in a couple of sentiments from Peaceful Moments.  I added some In Good Taste DSP  (NOT retiring – phew!!).  Take a look-see:

The layout for this one was inspired by the Global Design Project sketch this week:

Several elements fit with the Festive Friday challenge Inspo List – Green, trees, wood….

And – it’s perfectly suited for the Wednesday Watercooler Challenge!

I started with some wood In Good Taste DSP that I embossed in the Pinewood Planks 3D Embossing Folder (which is ALSO retiring – booo!!) and then matted on Mossy Meadow for the card front.

I cut another design of the In Good Taste DSP with the largest square Stitched Shapes Dies.  I stamped the large Rooted in Nature sentiment in Mossy Meadow.  Then I added the pine tree image twice in Old Olive.

I popped the square onto the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals.  Then I used Glue Dots to add a couple of corners from the Antiqued Corners & Slides.

I stampd some Old Olive and Mossy Meadow Rooted in Nature leaves on the same wood design that I’d used for the sentiment square and cut them with their Nature’s Roots dies.

Using the three-leaf die in Nature’s Roots, I embossed a piece of Copper Foil.  Then I fussy cut the leaves.

I tucked the leaves under the popped-up sentiment, adhering them with Liquid Glue.

To finish off, I tied a double-loop Linen Thread and adhered it in the corner with a Glue Dot.

On the inside, I stamped a Rooted in Nature sentiment in Mossy Meadow onto a Very Vanilla panel.  Then I added the pine tree image in stamped-off-once Old Olive.

I used Liquid Glue to adhere the panel to a Mossy Meadow mat and into my Crumb Cake card base, popped the card front on with Stampin’ Dimensionals and the card was done.

My Very Vanilla Medium Envelope got the Rooted in Nature pine tree on the front in Mossy Meadow…

…and more of the In Good Taste DSP on the envelope flap.

Et Voila!  I’m sad to see Rooted in Nature and the matching Nature’s Roots dies leave us – it is so good for quiet and serene cards like this one! But – there’s still time for you to grab them both and have them in your arsenal!!  Peaceful Moments – thankfully – is sticking around and is chock full of sentiments perfect for so many of your projects!

I hope you like!

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Card Cuts Used in This Project:

Crumb Cake Cardstock: 4 1/4″ x 11″ (card base, scored and folded at 4 1/4″)

Mossy Meadow Cardstock: 4″ x 5 1/4″ (mats for card front and for inner liner)

Very Vanilla Cardstock: 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (inner liner)

Copper Foil: Nature’s Roots fussy cut leaves

In Good Taste DSP : 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (card front); Largest Stitched Shapes die cut square (sentiment); Nature’s Roots die cut leaves; envelope flap

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Finn Fan Fix 

We had a family catalog-packing-party yesterday after we got home from the funeral.

Yes – we know how to paaartaaay, y’all! 😉

We got us an assembly line all set up in the kitchen and got to it!

Wayne packing catalogs…

Finn packing catalogs…

Everyone has their own skill-set, right?

The end result was a whole bunch of fun headed out to the post office and on the way!!

Be watching for butterflies in your mailbox!!



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8 thoughts on “Stampin’ Up! Rooted in Nature Peaceful Moment Sympathy Card

  1. Your card is wonderful and it’s great that you didn’t use “sorry for your loss”. I really like the “thinking of you” …. and that bow!!!! I am sorry for your friend and hope that his heart will begin the healing process sooner than later. What a fantastic husband you have to help you with all those catalogs. I wish I were on your mailing list so I could get that beautiful package in the mail. Oh, you said Finn mailed one to me? Good boy…I knew he wasn’t a slacker! He just had to take a nap after he got my package together…lol. Have a great weekend and happy planting and fencing. En-garde!!

    • stampsnlingers

      LOL!! En-garde to you, too! I’m not a fan of “sorry for your loss” – it seems to trivialize it for me… 🤷‍♀️ Thank you so much, Karen! 🙂

  2. Oh my goodness, that card is beautiful! Love the colors and the stamping on the designer paper is perfect. Ginny had a similar role in packing catalogs here…she did try to pick up some of the envelope strips when they fell on the floor, but she struggled a bit with the idea of putting them in the trash and not chewing on them. 😉 Yay for catalogs out the door!!

    • stampsnlingers

      They are SO much fun to chew! And all the humans make such fun noises and hand gestures! 😉 Thank you so much, Amy! 🙂

  3. Susan K

    Beautiful masculine sympathy card—not four words normally put together! You’ve made Rooted in Nature shine from its introduction and are sending it off with a special card. Your friend will appreciate it.
    I’d guess Finny knew to stay out of the way in that major operation! Smart pup! Love your pretty butterfly envelopes! That will make it even more fun to get! .

    • stampsnlingers

      Thank you, Susan – I love this bundle and will for sure be sorry to see it leave! He’s a smart kid, for sure. Get out and stay out!! Otherwise someone might try to put you to work! 😉

  4. Karen Andrews

    I see Finn said…been there…done that…yep nap time.
    I’m noticing the beautiful packaging…nice.
    Good luck with your garden.

    • stampsnlingers

      Thanks! Hoping we can get the goods growing!! And – almost ANY time is nap-time for the Finnster! 🙂

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