Thursday, April 03, 2014

Close to My Heart: Cross Stitch Wishes Cards

 
Today I have a few cards to share using the January Close to My Heart stamp set. It's a fun one, it has all different shapes and sayings that look cross stitched. I enjoyed stamping, embossing and fussy cutting these images!
 
Here are the cards I made:
 
 
 
You are the Best:
 
This was a fun card to make as I used Distress Inks to stamp the teal hearts and then used stamped the raspberry colored hearts and cut them out. I glued the pink hearts to the teal ones and then embossed the "You are the Best" in gold. I cut out the title and pop dotted it to the front of the card.
I added bling for some interest. 

Love Banner Card:
 
This is another fun and easy card to make.
I embossed the banners, and then drew the string and "love". 
Super simple and a great one to have in your stash for lots of occasions.

 
Love Card
 
This card was created with layers. I layered the black cardstock onto a cards base. I then stamped the XO in grey ink and added that to the black cardstock. Then, I stamped "Love" onto white cardstock and framed it onto black cardstock. I pop dotted the "Love" to the front of the card. To finish the card off I added bling.
 
This is a super fun stamp set and one I really enjoyed working with.
If you are looking for a Close to My Heart consultant I highly recommend Heather!
 
 
Hope you are having a wonderful week!
xo
amy
 
Disclosure:
I was provided this stamp set to create products, but the opinions and creations are all my own :)

Monday, March 31, 2014

Bruges: An Interactive Layout

I love documenting travel almost as much as I love returning to the layouts and revisiting our travels. Bruges is a city I love revisiting through my albums. It's a unique place full of chocolate and relaxation.
Instead of making a mini book I decided to make a layout, but one that would have several layers and flip ups. 

This is the layout as it appears in my album:


The front page flips up revealing this: 


Then the page turns to show this:



And it turns one more time to reveal this:






 I wrote a step by step article on how to put this together for Scrapbook.com and if you are interested in making one of your own you can find the article here.

Happy Creating! 



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