Festive Friday: Somber Yellow

Jul 13, 2018 | Sympathy Cards | 2 comments

Festive Friday: Somber Yellow

Jul 13, 2018 | Sympathy Cards | 2 comments

Friends – Our Chosen Family…

Over at Festive Friday We’re getting ready to celebrate Friendship Day (it’s on July 30th). A “friendship” card is a pretty broad subject and can really span the gamut of sentiments.

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Looking for ideas for this week’s challenge? Here’s a few:

  • Use sentiments with the word “friend” like, “Hello, Friend”, or “I’m Lucky to have a Friend like You”
  • Make a card with a special friend in mind and share who it’s going to!
  • Avoid the “friend” theme all together and focus on the color option – exploring ways you can use Yellow as the focal point of your project.

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For the Festive Friday Challenge #FF0012). Featuring: Flourishing Phrases stamp set, Flourish thinlits dies, Big Shot Embossing Mats, and Brusho crystals. #nicolewatt #pmretreat #stampinup #sympathy #yellow #handstamped

You could call my design a “friendship” card as true friends are there for each other during the highs and the lows. But, I just stuck with the idea of Yellow. It’s a fun, cheery color, but can also be elegant and reflect somber occasions….

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For the Festive Friday Challenge #FF0012). Featuring: Flourishing Phrases stamp set, Flourish thinlits dies, Big Shot Embossing Mats, and Brusho crystals. #nicolewatt #pmretreat #stampinup #sympathy #yellow #handstamped