Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Hearty “I love you” Card


I had a wonderful creative evening with Nina and Judy last night and I enjoyed making a very simple take on this challenge from Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge #197

I used a Simon Says DieNamics Die cut rectangular cut out of a 6 x 6 DP Heidi Swapp block for the base.  I added a circle punched out of cardstock with this sentiment from Your Next Stamp.  For my embellishments I simply punched tiny hearts from heavy glitter cardstock.



I get pleasure out of leaving little tidbits after my posts so today I’m sharing a hint I stumbled across by accident.  I have been wearing a glittery nailpolish for a while but it was at the stage where it was beginning to flake off and snag on everything so it had to come off before I got really annoyed.  I, unfortunately, have a problem with the feel of cotton or cotton balls.  Makes me all squeamish and when it crunches I literally flinch.  You know, the feeling like some folk get when they hear nails going down a chalkboard.  Anyways, for lack of something sturdier than paper towels,I hit upon the thought I might try a used dryer sheet and goodness gracious it works like a charm!  


  1. Thank you for your kind words on my post Barbara! Your card is so lovely! Bright & cheery! At first glance I though your punched hearts were quilled roses, they look very thick. So pretty!

  2. love your card it was fun all of us creating and chatting. Have a great week.

  3. Very striking colors...love the glitter hearts...very pretty card. Thanks for sharing with us at AHSC. And thanks for the information on the dryer sheets.

  4. Very sweet! Love the heart border! thanks so much for playing along at Atlantic Hearts this week!

  5. what a sweet card! love the bold colors! thank you for joining us at AHSC!



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