Saturday, February 13, 2021

Love is in the Air

 Hello my friends! Welcome to our second Stamping Inkspirations Blog Hop. There are 37 of us hopping this month. Grab a cup of tea and scroll through all of the fabulous posts. The theme for this month is "Love is in the Air". I interpreted that to be a Valentines theme so I made Valentine cards for the loves of my life - my grandchildren. As this post goes live I am hoping that they have already received their cards because they needed to be mailed.



Paisley's card had to be pink because that is her favourite colour. It also had to be sparkly because she loves all the glitz. They like it if their cards are similar so Everett's card is virtually the same but in a different colour. His favourite colour is orange but that just doesn't read Valentines so I went with Sahara Sand. I hope he will be okay with that.

I used the Always in my Heart Bundle to make these cards.



For Paisley's card I cut the fancy heart out of the Blushing Bride foil paper from the Love You Always Foil Sheets package. I added this to a piece of Basic White cardstock. I stamped the sentiment in the center of the heart using Rococo Rose ink. I layered this onto a piece of Blushing Bride Love You Always Specialty DSP. I wrapped a piece of the Blushing Bride Metallic Ribbon around these pieces and secured it at the back. I used the ribbon to tie a bow and attached it on top of the wrapped ribbon using a glue dot. I added this layer to my Blushing Bride card base using dimensionals. I also added some of the pink pears from the Pastel Pearls package.

The fancy heart also cuts out a plain heart from it's center. I added this to the inside of my card and stamped another sentiment. I hope my little girl likes this card. I know she will like that it is pink and sparkly and that it has pearls. That is what is important when you are four.

Here is the inside of Paisley's card. The heart looks orange in the picture but that is just the lighting.



For Everett's card, I basically made the same card as I made for Paisley except I used different colours. Being twins, they like their things to be similar. I am going to enjoy this as long as it lasts because I'm sure when they grow up that will change. I used the Sahara Sand foil to cut out the fancy heart. I stamped his sentiment using Early Espresso ink. I attached my Basic White layer to the Sahara Sand piece from the Love You Always Specialty DSP. I then wrapped a piece of Braided Linen Trim around this layer and tied it into a knot. I added this to a Sahara Sand card base using dimensionals. Instead of using the pearls, I added some Frosted gems from the Frosted & Clear Epoxy Droplets package. I had to make sure that I added three gems to Everett's card because I put three pearls on Paisley's card. One time I added more rhinestones to her card and he was very sad. I have to be very careful that they get the same number especially now that they can count!



I added the inner heart to the inside of Everett's card as well and stamped the sentiment using Early Espresso ink again. Here is a picture of the inside of Everett's card.



What I used for today's cards:

Always in my Heart Bundle

Love You Always Foil Sheets

Love You Always Specialty Designer Series Paper

Blushing Bride Cardstock

Sahara Sand Cardstock

Basic White Cardstock

Rococo Rose Classic Stampin' Pad

Early Espresso Classic Stampin' Pad

Blushing Bride Metallic Ribbon

Braided Linen Trim

Pastel Pearls

Frosted & Clear Epoxy Droplets

Thank you so much for stopping by today. I hope you enjoyed the cards I made for my favourite little people. I hope you are enjoying this blog hop. Remember to click on the "next blog" button to take you to the next post.

Stay well and keep creating!

Terry


 

 

FEBRUARY 2021

 

Angie McKenzie  ●  Alejandra Gomez  ●  Vicki Milyard

  Tricia Butts  ●  Rochelle Laird-Smith  ●  Annette Ball

Jo Blackman  ●  Leonie Stuart  ●  Jan Musselman

Terry Hamilton  ●  Lisa Mackey  ●  Deb Macdowell

Sue Allen  ●  Gez Carpenter  ●  Rebecca-Jo Unwin

Linda Moore  ●  Satomi Wellard  ●  Aurélie Fabre

Melissa Faust  ●  JoAnn Pollock  ●  Narelle Fasulo

Mo Rootes  ●  Karen Henderson  ●  Susan Webster

Susan Simpson  ●  Anne Marie Hile  ●  Ann Krucek

Shel Anderson  ●  Kimberley Morris  ●  Sharon Hashimoto Burkert

Danielle Kassing  ●  Chris Smith  ●  Mikaela Titheridge

Elaine de Montmorency  ●  Jill Chapman  ●  Teri West  ●  Libby Fens

 





















16 comments:

  1. Stunning Card, Terry!💕Thanks for sharing!

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  2. Your grandies will be thrilled with these cards Terry! They are absolutely beautiful! :)

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    1. Thanks Deb! They were happy with their cards but I think the chocolates won over the cards.

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  3. So special to create for grandchildren. Beautiful projects!

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  4. Thanks Leonie! I like to send them cards at least once a month. They love getting mail.

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  5. Such special cards for some special grandchildren!! I have an Everett as a grandson as well!!!

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