Thursday, July 5, 2012

Pink Hearts with White Embossed Panel

I don't use a lot of white on my cards, but I love the lacy look of this with its embossed pattern.  Though I made some changes, I took many of my ideas from Natasha's card for her layout #190 on the Clean and Simple Stamping blog.  Natasha, thank you for (yet another) beautiful layout and example! 

Card details:
  • Card stock is Papertrey Ink rustic white, scarlet jewel (burgundy), autumn rose (medium pink), sweet blush (pale pink), and 2009 Bitty Dot Basics hibiscus burst (bright pink on large heart).
  • Embossing folders are Sizzix Berry Splash (on white) and Stampin Up! Square Lattice (on pink).
  • Dies are Spellbinders Nestabilities big scalloped circles LG, and Papertrey Ink photo finish strip A (sentiment strip) and heart prints (large heart).  
  • The smaller heart was punched with an EK Success 1" punch and the white circle with an EK Success 1-3/4" plain circle punch.  
  • The sentiment "Love you, miss you" is computer-printed in pink ink with burgundy outline, using "Lucida Calligraphy" font.
Created for Operation Write Home, "supporting our nation's armed forces by sending blank handmade greeting cards to write home on, as well as cards of gratitude to encourage them." (167)

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