Monday, January 10, 2011

Love, Love, and More Love

I hope you had a great weekend. I spent what felt like most of the day on Saturday taking down our Christmas tree and packing up all Christmas related items. The Little Guy was extremely sad. If it was up to him, the tree and decorations would stay up all year.

Here's a card I designed for PSA Essentials using the Bouquet Toss stamp set. I stamped the image many times using Tuxedo Black Memento ink. Without paying attention to staying in the lines, I colored the hearts with different Copic markers. I cut out each heart and adhered each to a white card base. For added interest, I covered one of the hearts with Crystal Effects and let it dry overnight.

Here's a closeup to show how I used Crystal Effects on one of the hearts and some dimensional adhesive to lift the heart off the card.

Card Ingredients
Stamps: Bouquet Toss (PSA Essentials)
Paper: white (Papertrey Ink)
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black (Tsukinenko)
Tools: Scoring Board (Martha Stewart)
Other: Tombow Mono Multi Liquid Glue, Copic markers, foam tape (3M), Diamond Glaze (JudiKins)

  1. Create a 4.25" x 5.5" card base.
  2. Repeatedly stamp the heart on a separate pieces of white cardstock. Use Memento ink since it will not smear with you color in with Copic markers.
  3. Color hearts with various Copic markers.
  4. Trim out each heart.
  5. Use Diamond Glaze on one heart and set aside for dry completely.
  6. Arrange hearts on card and attach to the card base.
  7. For texture, use dimensional adhesive to attach the one heart.


claudia shadler said...

luv the card Anthonette, and I really like the crystal effects! :) Yeah, I haven't even taken my lil xmas down, and it's still lit up :) hopefully i'll get to it this wk!

C :)

Anonymous said...

My goodness, how adorable is this?! Love the one heart that's accented... great touch.

Two Happy Stampers said...

Wow! This was a lot of work! I like the heart with the crystal effects... it's a fun highlight. =)

Erum Tasneem said...

what a super fun card!