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Sunday, February 8, 2015

So Special To Me

This card was a lot of fun to make although it took me about 3 weeks to finally finish it!!  I wanted to try using textured paste with a stencil....another technique I have seen lately but never tried.  To start I  die cut my white card panel out using a stitched rectangle from the Simon Says Bundle of Stitched Shapes.   Then I used some Deco Art textured paste over a Heidi Swapp stencil to create the batch of hearts on the panel, let it dry, then colored them with a Hot Pink Promarker.  I went over each heart again with a clear Wink of Stella marker to add shimmer.  I loved the results, but then the card front stared at me for another couple of weeks until I finally decided how to finish it & who the recipient would be! (Another secret I cannot divulge until the rightful owner opens it).  I really love this sentiment from the Hero Arts set CL582.  I wanted this to be a CAS card, but besides the hearts & sentiment, I felt like I clearly needed to add SOMETHING ELSE!...I cannot deal with a lot of wide open white spaces!!  That's when I remembered the cute Mama Elephant "In My Heart" stamp set.  I stamped & colored the little girl on another piece of white card stock, cut her out, added Wink of Stella to the little heart on her dress, then added her to the card front with foam tape.  I also added foam tape to the back of the entire panel & adhered it to the matching pink card base. I think it turned out pretty cute!  Thanks for stopping by to take a look!!


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12 comments:

Kaija said...

Lovely card!
Thank you for participating ScrapbookStampSociety Challenge
Gr.Kaija DT-member

Mynn xx said...

This is super darling! I LOVE the fun use of texture and that image is super sweet! Thanks for joining us at Great Impressions! HUGS! :) Mynn xx

KarinsArtScrap said...

Patty what a sweet and lovely card

Thanks for join us at ScrapbookStampSociety Challenge.

Greetings Karin DT Coördinator


debby4000 said...

Love you fabulous card and those fabulous falling hearts.
Thank you for joining us at Simon says Stamp Wednesday Challenge.
Luv
Debby

Scrap World da Leo said...

So adorable! Thanks for joining us at Scrapbook Stamps Society Challenge Blog. Good Luck!
Eleonora DT

Hillary Harris said...

Adorable! I love the scattered hearts! Thanks for joining us at Simply Create Too!

Tracy said...

Fab creation, thanks for joining Penny Black & More @ Allsorts challenge, good luck.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

Leah said...

Super cute! Love the hearts. Thanks for joining us at Great Impressions!

cotnob said...

This is a fabulous card, such a lovely CAS design.
Thank you for joining us at Crafting for all seasons.
Pauline
x

flossbite said...

Cute card! Thanks for joining us at Crafting For All Seasons challenge blog.
Hugs
Fiona DT xx

Wendy Russell said...

Fab card, love the CAS approuch. Thanks for entering Crafts Galore Encore Challenge Use a Digi/stamp. Wendy (DT).xx

Kim. said...

What an adorable little card, love how you used the embossing paste.
Thanks for sharing with us at Crafty Calendar Challenge & Natalie & Amy's Challenge this month.
Kim x