Thursday, January 21, 2016

Love those Hearts!

Brrrrrrrrr it's COLD outside!  I don't know about where you are, but today in the Chicagoland area it is COLD!  The sun is shining so it looks like it should be nice out but as the saying goes, "Looks can be deceiving!"

Oh well, it's the perfect weather to stay inside and craft. This week's Dreamweaver Thursday theme is "Hearts and Love!", and the Stampendous Design Team is sharing some of the beautiful heart designs in our stencil line. They make lovely wedding cards and are perfect for Valentine's Day which will be here before we know it! This gorgeous Swirly Heart (DWLJ928) stencil looks wonderful in any color.

MG10 Micro Fine Teal Glitter

DWLJ928 Swirly Heart
DWDPP Pearlescent Embossing Paste
DWDPK Dreamweaver Palette Knife
DWLM2010 Paste Spreader

Bazzill Basics cardstock
Graphic45 cardstock Ladies Dancing 4500729
Neenah Papers Classic Crest Natural Cover 80#
Copic B72 Ice Ocean
Double-sided tape


Step 1:  Fold a 4 1/4" x 11" Teal cardstock in half to form an A2 top-fold card

Step 2:  Edge a 4" x 5 1/2" piece of patterned cardstock with a matching marker and tape to the front of the card

Step 3:  Tape a 2 1/4" x 5 1/2" piece of Teal cardstock to a 2 3/8" x 5 1/2" piece of Natural cardstock then to the front center of the card

Step 4:  Paste emboss the Swirly Heart stencil on a 4 1/4" x 5 1/2" Natural cardstock with Pearlescent Embossing Paste using a Palette Knife and Paste Spreader, remove stencil and place in water for cleaning

Step 5:  Sprinkle the wet paste with Teal Micro Glitter, tap off extra, let paste dry

Step 6:  When the paste is dry, measure in 1 1/8" on each side of the long sides and make a mark along both the top and bottom edges

Step 7:  Connect the top and bottom marks lightly with a pencil, stopping when it reaches the paste and restarting on the other side of the paste

Step 8:  Cut along the left line with a scissors and then around the design to the other left line, repeat on the right side

Step 9:  Mount the cut out image on the teal mat in the center of the card

Stop by and see more Heart and Love designs at these designer's blogs:

Louise Healy

Don't miss a day next week when we will be hopping with the May Arts team! Of course there will be prizes!!

Happy Creating,


barbara macaskill said...

It is so cold here today that my goosebumps have goosebumps! LOL
Love your pretty card! Especially that you used blues to create it!!! I think it looks very elegant!! TFS!

Viki Banaszak said...

I love the color you used for this. Such a pretty card.

Pam Hornschu said...

Love this card, Louise! Simply perfect!

Shari said...

Absolutely gorgeous. Perfect colors! ๐Ÿ’–๐Ÿ’–๐Ÿ’–

Stampendous said...

Your fussy cutting is amazing on this, Louise! Love the colors and the simple design. Thanks for sharing your talents with us this week!