Yay! It’s Friday!!! I’m looking forward to my monthly stamp classes on Saturday. I so enjoy stamping and gabbing with my ladies. That also means I get to hunker down tonight after work and cut cardstock. Woohoo! I do enjoy the solitude and quiteness (yes, I just made that word up. Lol!) of this task. I get to think and plan for my upcoming month’s to do list. Okay…..now on to today’s design.
This is a clean and simple design that I gave to Derek for Valentine’s Day. I was inspired by a Crate & Barrel catalog I received in the mail. I was totally going to go with the multiple shades of red/pink but when I put the Red Foil and Glimmer hearts together it was a no brainer for me. AND this design would make a great anniversary or wedding card too.
BASE: It starts with a Vellum cardstock base topped with a layer of the Vertical Dash Rows design from the Sale-a-bration Botanical Gardens Designer Vellum Stack. [TIP: Apply the hearts (see below) to the Vellum face first, then place one Stampin’ Dimensional beneath each heart and then apply.] It was hard to get the subtle design on the Vellum to show. If you’d like to make this card just place a $50 order to receive the Botanical Gardens Design Vellum Stack for free. Sweet!
FOCAL POINT: You’ll need to punch six (6) hearts with Sweetheart punch in Red Foil and Red Glimmer. I free-hand cut these in half and taped them together with Scotch tape. [TIP: Start at the bottom point then cut upward toward to the dip.] The upside down hearts are the opposite halves of the upright hearts. The hearts are popped with Stampin’ Dimensionals to the Vellum face. Next place one Stampin’ Dimensional on the backside of the Vellum beneath each heart, then adhere to card base.
SENTIMENT: “Love you” from the Bloomin’ Love Stamp Set is stamped onto Whisper White with Versamark ink and heat embossed in Black. [TIP: Make sure to liberally use you Embossing Buddy so the excess powder will release easily and not leave any unwanted dots.] Punch the “love you” with the Word Window punch and pop with Stampin’ Dimensional halves as well.
Thank you so much for stopping by today! I hope you enjoyed today’s clean and simple design and will give it a try. Have a great Friday!
- STAMP: Bloomin’ Love
- PAPER: Vellum Cardstock, Sale-a-Bration Designer Vellum Stack–Botanical Gardens (Vertical Dash Rows), Red Glimmer, Red Foil, Whisper White
- INK: VersaMark
- ACCESSORIES: Punches–Sweetheart, Word Window | Embossing Powder–Black
Sparkly Hugs, Carol