Monday, February 21, 2011

Card of the Week - 2-21-2011

Card of the Week
Date: 2-21-2011

The majority of my cards and projects are designed to be very quick and easy to make and will need little to no instructions other than dimensions.  

Materials needed:

Cardstocks: Certainly Celery, Melon Mambo, Marina Mist, Daffodil Delight, Whisper White
Inks:   Melon Mambo, Marina Mist, Certainly Celery
Punches: Extra Large Scallop Circle, Heart-to-Heart, 1 3/8” Circle
Embellishments: White grosgrain ribbon
Stamp Sets: I (heart) Hearts

Additional materials:  Big Shot, Perfect Polka Dot Folder, Mat Pack, Paper Piercer, Dimensionals


Base of card: Certainly Celery (5 ½” x 8 ½” – scored at 4 ¼”)
2nd layer:  Marina Mist 5 ¼” x  4” (adhere to Certainly Celery base)
3rd layer:  Daffodil Delight 5” x 3 ¾” (ran through Big Shot with Perfect Polka Dot Folder)
4th layer: 
  • Using the stamp with the 3 hearts, stamp one of each color (Certainly Celery, Marina Mist, Melon Mambo) on Whisper White and punch out.
  • Stamp 1 “Friend Heart” in Marina Mist on Whisper White, cut out
  • Using the Heart-to-Heart Punch, punch one from each color: Marina Mist, Melon Mambo and Certainly Celery
  • Punch 1 – Extra Large Scallop Circle from Certainly Celery
    • Using Mat Pack and Paper Piercer, pierce a hole in the center of each scallop
  • Punch 1 – 1 3/8” Circle from Melon Mambo, adhere to Extra Large Scallop
  • Cut 2 pieces of White Grosgrain ribbon 4 ¼
    • Adhere one across the center of the Melon Mambo circle, adhering ends underneath
    • Adhere the other 1” from bottom of Daffodil Delight layer, adhere ends underneath
  • Adhere Daffodil Delight layer to the Marina Mist layer
  • Using a Dimensional, adhere “Friend” heart to the center of the Melon Mambo Circle
  • Make a bow from the White grosgrain ribbon and adhere just above the heart
  • Along the bottom ribbon, adhere 4 of the plain colored hearts that you punched earlier
  • Using Dimensionals, adhere the matching “stamped” heart on top the opposite direction.
  • Add a piece of Daffodil Delight to the inside for journaling
    • (optional)  adhere one of you extra stamped hearts in the bottom right hand corner and maybe add one or two to the envelope


  1. Hi! I'm a new follower from SC!
    I love your card of the week!

  2. You created a beautiful card - I love the colors! Keep up the great work. I check out your blog every week and love it! Thanks for sharing!


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