January 07, 2010

The More the Merrier Hearts

Did you ever start with one thing in mind and have the project totally different.  Well, this is one of those cards.  I started with a challenge, and it's nothing like it.  I'll have to try again.  Typically I start with the sketch and colors, then add the image.  This time I started with the image first ... that threw me off.  It still like the way the card turned out though.

  • Punches are a great way to add different shapes, without having to cut them out with a scissors.  The extra large two-step bird punch is a great example.  The new style punch from the occasions mini is easy to use and convenient to store.
  • The heart border punch is a petite border with a big impact.
  • Embosslits are a convenient way to punch and emboss all at one time.  The heart embosslit layers perfectly with the heart punch.
  • Gathering with friends and family to stamp is a great way to earn the level 3 stamp set, The More the Merrier, used for the birds.  Email me to schedule your gathering.

Stamp Sets:  The More the Merrier (Hostess Level 3 115322), Tiny Tags (118592)
Ink:  Black Stazon (101406), Markers -- Pretty in Pink (100045), Real Red (100052), Chocolate Chip (100071), White Gel Pen (105021)
Paper:  Pretty in Pink, Real Red, Chocolate Chip, Sending Love Specialty (117153)
Punches and Dies and other Cool Stuff:  Scallop Circle #2 Bigz Die (113469), Full Heart (113693), Extra Large Two-Step Bird (117191), Pinking Hearts Border (117649), Small Heart (117193), Stampin' Up! Scalloped Heart of Hearts (117332), Stampin' Up! Perfect Polka Dots (117335), 5/8" Chocolate Chip Satin Ribbon (117287)


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