Sure Do Love You – Valentine

Sure Do Love You - Valentine

The Sure Do Love You stamp set was one of the first sets I picked from the 2018 Occasions Catalog.  It also happens to be the first of four designs we made in my January Stamp Class.  I wanted to create a masculine or gender neutral Valentine design for those guys or teens in our lives.

BASE:  The card base is 4-1/4″ x 4-1/4 Lemon Lime Twist embossed with the Simple Stripes Embossing Folder horizontally.  When designing I wanted to have the stripes on all four edges.  So I cut a piece of Lemon Lime Twist the same width as the square and embossed the stripes vertically and placed onto the base.

FULL OF HEARTS SQUARE:  The Sure Do Love You stamp set includes the three different small heart shapes with fun sentiments.  The non-traditional colors I chose were Berry Burst, Lemon Lime Twist and Tempting Turquoise.  It took me a little while to get the Type-A “random” colors and stamps.  Lol!  Oh……I almost forgot.  The Berry Burst and Temping Turquoise are really strong so I stamped them off before stamping onto the Whisper White square.  Can you guess what I thought was missing???……sparkle.  Giggles!  The stamped square was layered onto a slightly larger square of Turquoise Glimmer Paper.  (This amazing colored glimmer paper is also available in the 2018 Occasions Catalog.   Sweet!  It adds just a tough of sparkle but not too much.  Of course I had to add some height so I popped the square with Dimensionals.

SENTIMENT:  This was a happy accident.  I had a 3/4″ strip left over on my table and found that it fit perfectly across the third row of hearts.  I was excited to find the “Love You” from the Bloomin’ Love stamp set and then stamped it in Tempting Turquoise.  Finally, to add another height layer I popped the strip with Dimensionals.

Thank you so much for stopping by today.  I hope you have a great weekend and upcoming Valentines Day!

STAMPIN’ SUPPLIES

  • STAMPS:  Sure Do Love You, Bloomin’ Love
  • PAPER:  Lemon Lime Twist, Whisper White, Glimmer–Turquoise
  • INK:  Berry Burst (In-Color), Lemon Lime Twist (In-Color), Tempting Turquoise
  • ACCESSORIES:  Textured Impression Embossing Folder–Simple Stripes

 

Sparkly Hugs, Carol

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