Saturday, January 19, 2008

Love Cards 2008

I can't believe I'm almost finished with my Valentine's Day cards. Will I actually mail them as I intend to??? We'll soon see...

Here is my love 2008 collection. I guess you can tell that I'm stuck on this color scheme now. I'm working on cleaning off my desk so I think I'm at the end, but I have a couple more cards to show you before I get sick of it.

"A Friend Loves" Cards
Finished Card size: 5.5"x 4.25"
Stamps: Background Hearts 1 and 2 (The Angel Company), Heart with Swirls (Studio G), Bible Verse(My Sentiments Exactly)
Ink: Basic Brown, Cranberry Crisp (SU)
Other: Scalloped Heart Punch and Ribbon (Martha Stewart Crafts),Heart Punch, Ticket Corner Punch, clear dimensional glue, glitter

"Love is Kind" Cards
Finished Card size:4.25" x 5.5"
Stamps: Heart with Swirls (Studio G), Love is Kind (Stampabilities)
Ink: Basic Brown, Cranberry Crisp (SU)
Other: Scalloped Heart Punch and Ribbon (Martha Stewart Crafts),Paper Edgers Corkscrew, clear dimensional glue, glitter

Here's another tip to lessen the waste and weight of your cards. I always have 1/4 in strips left over from cutting my background cardstock. Sometimes I use them instead of using a full piece of cardstock to create the look of a mat as I did on this last card.

We have a snow day here (nothing sticking). I have new stamps from SU and Cornish Heritage Farms, so I'm going to play. I just might be back with more cards today.


Cindy H. said...

Gorgeous cards! Don't ya just love that Martha Stewart heart punch! Started playing with mine today and really like it.

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Staci M. said...

Really great cards. Love the color combo & layouts. Of course, yet another brilliant layering tip from JJ!!

stacy said...

Oh I love these cards! I am always stumped when it comes to using Cranberry Crisp. Awesome color combo!

Jarie said...

Great tip about the scraps. Thanks for sharing.


ScrappinMyRoots said...

Very Pretty!

Su Davis said...

Really great cards - it's so nice to see a collection and the colours are great.