Category: Hearts a Flutter

From Frame to Card

There’s a really cute frame in the Spring Mini (page 11) that I changed into a card.  It uses the Heart a Flutter bundle – so cute!  Their frame was backed with chalkboard so I used the chalkboard technique to make this card.  I embossed the sentiment white white embossing powder and used a sponge dauber to apply white craft ink around the edges and on the image.  Then I took a paper towel and rubbed most of it away.  It leaves a “chalky” look behind.  I drew the line around the edge with a white gel pen.  A white pencil or crayon would also work for this technique.

Supplies
Stamp Sets – You are Loved, Hearts a Flutter
card stock – Basic Black, Pool Party, Whisper White
Ink – Versamark, Real Red, Primrose Petals, Pool Party
Etc – Hearts a Flutter Framelits, white gel pen,  Pool Party button,  Pool Party Bakers Twine

Hugs, Fran

Hearts a Flutter Set

I cased the main element off a card that Diana Gibbs cased from Glenda Travelstead – it’s a circle of casing!- and turned it into a 3 x 3 gift card and gift bag.  Now I have a set for Valentines day.  When running the gift bag through the Big Shot, I used no tabs and it was still pretty snug. 

Supplies
Stamp Sets – Hearts a Flutter, Fabulous Phrases
card stock – Pretty in Pink, Very Vanilla
Ink – Early Espresso
Etc – Adorning Accents embossing folder, Very Vanilla seam binding, Flower trim, Artisan Kit lace, Early Espresso ribbon, Hearts a Flutter framelits

Thanks Di (and Glenda!) for a cute idea.  Hugs, Fran

Vanilla Valentine

I use some of my favorite new products from the Spring Mini and a sketch from Unscripted Sketches to create this card.  It’s so soft – the More Amore DSP has beautiful colors. 

Supplies
Stamp Set – Hearts a Flutter, Teeny Tiny Wishes
card stock – Very Vanilla, Real Red, Primrose Petals, Pool Party, More Amore DSP
Ink – Real Red, Primrose Petals, Pool Party, Jet Black Stazon
Etc – Hearts a Flutter Framelit die, Primrose Petals ribbon, Postage stamp punch

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special continues for 5 more days.  I’m offering 10 percent off all
orders until midnight 1/13.  Since this offer is only
through me, you will need to email me your order with your phone number
so I can call you and get your payment.  10 days of 10 percent off!

Hugs, Fran

Another Flutter

This is a case of a card shown in Stampin Success.  Lots of fun going on here! 

Stamp Set – Hearts a Flutter, Teeny Tiny Wishes
card stock – Pool Party Co’redinations, Primrose Petals, Pretty in Pink, Whisper White
Ink – Pool Party, Primrose Petals, White
Etc – Honeycomb embossing folder, Hearts a Flutter framelits, Hung Up Cute Clips, Sanding block, Baker’s Twine

You are going to LOVE this new embossing folder!  Hugs, Fran

Sneak Peek Hearts

This card showcases the new set Hearts a Flutter – and the matching Framelits!  I just love it when there’s a matching anything with a set   I cut the new Pool Party Core’dinations card stock to 8 1/2 x 5, folded it in half to create a 4 1/4 x 5″ card.  The banner on the right is able to hang off the edge and still fit into an envelope. 

Supplies
Stamp sets – Heart a Flutter, Teeny Tiny Wishes
card stock – Whisper White, Pool Party Core’dination
Ink – Jet Black Stazon, Melon Mambo
Etc – Hearts a Flutter Framelits, Dotted embossing folder, sanding block, Word Window punch, Rhinestones, Crystal Effects

I spent yesterday with my children, celebrating my oldest daughter’s birthday!  She wanted me to bake my 3 layer carrot cake with cream cheese icing.  Yum!  We have always used Katie’s birthday as the “kick off” for the holidays.  But believe it or not, we still have 2 more family birthdays to go before Christmas!  Hugs, Fran

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