Today’s Valentine begins with an easy, Vellum cardstock, technique.

It’s a matter of placing a pre-cut piece of vellum in an embossing folder, and running it through the Big Shot. In this case, I used the Lace Dynamic Textured Embossing Folder, and it was so much fun seeing the results!

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Vellum Valentine

 

My inspiration for the design was from this week’s TGIF sketch.

 

Now that I had my background, I knew just the place to go to find those two hearts. All My Love Designer Series Paper has a pattern of beautiful, floral, hearts in two sizes. And, the best news is, the Be Mine Stitched die set has two dies that will cut them out perfectly! 

I added Thick Whisper White cardstock trim around the larger heart, glued it down, and placed the smaller heart on dimensionals.

 

For the horizontal strip, I fastened a piece of White Flax ribbon with Tear & Tape, and fringed the ends.

TIP: I did the fringing by using a pin to take out a couple rows of cross threads.

 

All I need is love, do do do do do, love is all I need.” Are you singing with me? 

I found “love” in the Well Written die set, cut this wonderful word from Thick Whisper White cardstock, and glued it in place. Easy!

 

This happens to be a Valentine, but hearts are meant for year-round occasions. Keep scrolling to see my supply list, where my store is open for your ordering pleasure. Thank you for stopping by today!

 


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