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StampingPals Challenge #16 - Sympathy card

  I've got to say that sympathy cards have always been hard for me to make.  They are not for a fun occasion, and well, it kind of brought me down to make them.  And then I realized that these cards bring such comfort to the recipient at a time when they need it most.  And so now I don't focus on the "sympathy", I focus on making a lovely card which will carry a message of love and support.  This slight change in thinking has made me really appreciate the gift of making and sending sympathy cards. My monthly Zoom class for May featured this sympathy card as part of our Quiet Meadow theme.  The base is Evening Evergreen and the DSP is from the Hand-Penned suite.  The heartfelt sentiment is the only stamping done on this card (using Evening Evergreen).  I added one die cut from the Meadow Dies (cut into pieces) and a White Crinkled Seam Ribbon bow.  For a bit of shine, three Opal Rounds were added as a final touch.  I love the new In Colors of Evening Evergreen and the