Friday, January 12, 2018

Stampin' Up! Heart Happiness

My card for today is a Valentine themed one because of Inspire.Create.Challenges #009








If you've been following my blog for the past few days, you will notice that I am limiting my challenges to three a day: sketch, theme and color. I hope to continue that process as it is so much easier for me.

Here's my card for your viewing pleasure!


For my card base, I used Berry Burst and dry embossed it with the Falling Petals TIEF, which you can find in the Clearance Rack here. (It's a great buy, peeps!) 

I used the Layering Squares Framelits to die cut a Lemon Lime Twist mat and a Whisper White piece to create my own DSP! I used the cluster of hearts stamp from Hearts of Happiness and inked it up with the three challenge colors. 

On a piece of scrap Whisper White, I stamped three different hearts in the challenge colors and cut them using the Sweet & Sassy Framelits dies. I lined them up where I wanted them. Once I had them adhered to the card front, I lined up the square mat and adhered it with dimensionals. I had to be very precise in adhering it because I had an unwanted blob on my DSP! They say when you make a mistake, there is always a corrective solution. I turned the unwanted blob into an I! It was right in between two hearts so I added a "U" to the bottom Emerald Envy "side" heart.

For the inside, I used the Bloomin' Love stamp set and fussy cut the banner. I made a decorative strip with another heart from the Hearts of Happiness. Both of these stamp sets are wonderful, as are the matching dies. I just wish there were a banner die to go with the Bloomin' Love stamp BUT it's an easy fussy cut!

Thanks for stopping by! I have listed all products used below the measurements. If you don't have a demonstrator and would like to purchase any of these items to make this card, I would be happy to assist you!


Measurements:

Card Base: 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" (scored and folded at 4 1/4")
Inside Mat: 5 1/4" x 4"
Inside Bottom Strip: 5 1/4" x 1/2"

Products Used:


Falling Petals Textured Impressions Embossing Folder
Falling Petals Textured Impressions Embossing Folder
[142761]
$8.50
Big Shot
[143263]
$110.00
Glue Dots
[103683]
$5.25

6 comments:

  1. LOVE your colors and great idea to use hearts behind the main layer! Thanks so much for joining us at TGIF Challenges this week.

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  2. What a fun fun card - our colors make for a wonderful Valentine - who would have thought? All the little hearts are like little jewels! Thanks so much for playing at Fab Friday!

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  3. Oh, that's so pretty Karen! Love the layered hearts, perfect use of those colors! Thanks for joining us at Fab Friday, hope to see you again soon!

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  4. Cute! I like the square panel with the little hearts scattered around...looks just like the embossed background! Great tie in! Thanks for sharing at Fab Friday!

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  5. Such a fun combination of both challenges. Love how you've lined up those hearts along the edge of the square. Sweet!

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  6. Thank you all for stopping by and leaving such nice comments! I am thrilled.

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