Love Always

Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Yes, I've got Valentine's Day on my mind...seems to be what I'm having fun creating these days!  This card is for the Sketch Challenge over at Splitcoast Stampers today.

The card starts with an ivory colored base.  I've used a template to sponge on the red hearts in various shades of Distress Inks.  Then each little heart has been over stamped in black with images from Verve's Love Notes and No Matter What.

Next I added a large rectangle of designer paper that's been sponged with more red Distress Ink and matted with black card stock.  The aqua colored banner is also from designer paper but it was inked with more Distress Ink and then over stamped with the aqua hearts and  little black hearts from No Matter What.

I sponged the same red inks on a piece of the card base paper, stamped the lined heart, die cut it and added a few more hearts for emphasis.

Added some twine around the two pieces of designer paper, popped up the large heart on dimensionals and added a button with more twine.  And finally, a piece of chipboard that's been inked with Distress Ink.

Here's what I used:
Paper:  SU! Naturals Ivory and Basic Black, My Mind's Eye Lucky in Love, and Bo Bunny Lover Letters
Ink:  Distress Inks in Black Soot, Tumbled Glass, Fired Brick, Worn Lipstick and Festive Berries
Stamps:  Verve Love Notes and No Matter What
All the other stuff:  Big Shot Pro, Verve Jotted Heart A Cut Above Die, MFT Fishtail Banners Die-namics, TWC Dina's Mini Spilled Hearts template, Maya Road Love Words Mini Chipboard set, sponges, twine, MFT Black Licorice button, Jody boosters, Ranger Glossy Accents, craft mat, gloves, ATG

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  1. This is just fabulous! Love the way you stamped little sentiments in each of the background hearts. Beautiful card!

  2. Way to flash the Verve :) Love how you creatd the background and the "always" is such a fun word!! Great job with the sketch :)

  3. What a beautiful Valentine's Day card!


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