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1.19.2009

Be Mine



Hi...how was your weekend? Mine was very relaxed. I hope today I'm able to do a little more crafting than I did this weekend. Last night, I did clean up my craft room significantly and organized my file cabinet to store my scraps. I'm finding that it's working really well for me and I'm actually placing the scraps in their proper location after each project! I'm using all of my scraps when I need a piece of this or that color. I highly recommend this organization idea to use all of your cardstock. For my pattern paper, I still dump that in a large photo box. For some of my pattern paper, I return to a Creative Memories paper organizer (I can't link it because I don't think it's available anymore. I can't find it).

This card's colors are based off of Loonie's Stamper's Challenge. They're very fun and easy to work with! I really like it for a Valentine's card. I wanted to work with Papertrey Ink's new Heart Prints, which I won! Now, I need a couple of heart punches because I'm not too good at cutting these hearts out like I thought I would be! Anyway, this card is fairly simple (minus the heart cutting), but would be really simple if you have the punch. I added the double-ribbon, which I really like to incorporate into my cards. I just hate that I use so much ribbon! I've had the linen vellum for a while but forgot to use it. I really like it because it's heavy-weight and you can stamp on it and it adds texture. Is that enough reasons?!

Happy MLK Day!

Here is how you can make this exact card in less than 10 steps:
  1. Make card base by trimming green cardstock to 4.25" x 11", then score at 5.5".
  2. Trim vellum to 3.5" x 3.25".
  3. Trim brown cardstock to about 3.75" x 4", then scallop edge punch the bottom.
  4. Stamp hearts using watermark ink and emboss with clear embossing powder.
  5. Cut or punch hearts, then adhere to vellum using dimensionals.
  6. Adhere vellum to brown cardstock.
  7. Tie pink ribbon around brown cardstock.
  8. Adhere brown cardstock to green card base using dimensionals.
  9. Stamp sentiment and hearts on bottom center of card base.

:: My Goodies {be mine}::
Stamps: Papertrey Ink-Heart Prints
Ink: Versamark; Stampin' Up!-Chocolate Chip
Cardstock: Papertrey Ink-linen vellum, dark chocolate; Stampin' Up!-Kiwi Kiss
Accessories: dimensionals; Papertrey Ink-raspberry fizz top notch twill ribbon; scallop edge punch; clear embossing powder; heat gun
Card Size: 4.25 x 5.5

11 comments:

Scrapping Julie said...

very pretty, i have enjoyed looking at your older posts too. ur very talented!

Deanna said...

Super cute and thanks for playing!

Maile said...

This card is beautiful! I love how you double up the ribbon accent.

Ruby said...

Gorgeous colours. I love your designs!

Charlene Austin said...

Holy Smokes---this is amazing. I just love those colors together and you rocked them!!

Savitri said...

Too too cute! Again another awesome card with AWESOME colors!!

Wendy said...

OMG...this is way better than any of ours! Don't tell the others I said this! LOL But really, it is outstanding!

Stamping Cafe said...

Adorable card, love the colors and the design!

Catherine said...

This is a really pretty card Ashley. I just love the hearts in different colours and the double bow is beautiful.

Cheryl said...

Cute card! I love the bright colors.

Geny (Mommy Geny) said...

Wonderful card! So pretty, I really think I might have to make a similar one!

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