Welcome to this week’s Global Design Project, a sketch challenge. Since love is in the air with the making of Valentines, I decided to use some of my favorite By The Bay Designer Paper with the word, “LOVE.”


I began with a Sahara Sand card base, 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″, folded at 4 1/4″, and embossed it with the Seashells Embossing Folder.

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Next, I used the third largest Stitched Rectangles Die to cut By The Bay Designer Paper, careful to choose one with a vertical line to mimic the sketch.


After gluing the designer paper in the middle of my card front, I created the letters for “LOVE.” Before running the Alphabet Dies and By The Bay Designer Paper through the Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine, I attached a Foam Adhesive Sheet (1 3/4″ X 1 3/4″) to give the letters dimension. For added fun, I fussy cut a round shell to take the place of “O.”


“Love you to the beach & back,” is from the Friends Are Like Seashells Stamp Set, stamped in Starry Sky Ink on By The Bay Designer Paper, and cut with a Deckled Rectangles Die. I used two cuts to make it the desired size.

After adding a Flat Adhesive Backed Pearl to the sentiment, something was still missing. I had no idea what would happen when I started pulling on the Night Of Navy Bordered Ribbon, but it became a delightful surprise! Doesn’t it look like sea anemones? I glued the two pieces in place, and my beach, love, card was complete.


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