It's Tickle a Teapotter week, and this week's challenge asks us to make a card using a black-and-white combination on a Valentine in the form of spots, dots, patterns, etc. I love using black and white, but find myself always wanting to sneak in a pop of red!
I started by die cutting my hearts from patterned paper. The patterned paper is pretty thin, so I also die cut some chipboard and adhered it to the paper. Using a black marker, I colored the edges so the "kraft" color of the chipboard wouldn't be seen on the card. I covered the patterned paper with Versamark using the direct-to-paper method, added clear embossing powder and heat embossed it to give the hearts a shiny finish. I die cut another heart from a piece of heavyweight white card stock, stamped my sentiment, then inked around the heart with the black marker.
I embossed a piece of red card stock with a Texturz plate, then wrapped my ribbon around the red panel. I attached the red panel to the card base and adhered my hearts using foam tape to add dimension. For extra support, I added a white liner to the inside panel and stamped it with two small hearts.
Registered: April 14, 2009 Location: in my own little PINK sparkly world Posts: 12060
Tue, Jan 29, 2013 @ 8:54 AM
lol!! have to laugh at myself...I saw tipsy hearts and clicked so fast I didn't see that they were tilted...just wanted to know what the hearts drank to get tipsy....teehee...love the dotty hearts against the ef...really nice valentine....so glad you could come to the party this week
Registered: March 11, 2008 Location: Sacramento, California Posts: 39801
Tue, Jan 29, 2013 @ 11:30 AM
Love that POP of red! Your hearts are divine. Fabulous card for sure! TFS :0)
------------------------------ Cathy B aka: Mutnik ....or is it Nutmeg?! I get so confused!
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