Anniversary/Love/Valentine's/Wedding, Contest Entries, Handmade Cards, Retired Gems

You Brighten Up The World


This card was created for a challenge submission, I received samples of items from the Occasions Catalog and was challenged to create cards with what I received. For this the challenge item was the Designer Series Paper. Want to make your own Valentines? Get your hands on my Special Offering: DIY Valentines Kit and qualify for a FREE Sale-a-Bration items as well as a generous amount of other FREE coordinating items from the All My Love Suite.

The Stars of the Show:

  • Stamp Set: Flourishing Phrases & Making Every Day Bright (retired)
  • Base: Whisper White (folded) 4 1/4 x 5 1/2
  • Cardstock: Whisper White 3 1/2 x 4 3/4, Scrap Whisper White
  • Designer Series Paper (DSP): All My Love  4 x 5 1/4
  • Ink: Lovely Lipstick
  • Punch: Christmas Bulb Builder Punch
  • Adhesive:  Snail & Dimensionals
  • Tools & Accessories:  Bone folder, Clear Blocks A, B & H,  Stampin’ Trimmer, Wink of Stella

Make It Yourself:

  1. Cut Whisper White at the 5 1/2 mark along the 11 side, fold and burnish.
  2. Cut DSP 4 x 5 1/4.
  3. Cut Whisper White to 3 1/2 x 4 3/4
  4. Stamp line and sentiment on center cardstock.
  5. Stamp and punch out bulbs from scrap Whisper White cardstock. Click here to watch my video on lining up your stamps to your punch.
  6. Adhere bulb base to bulb with snail.
  7. Pop up the bulbs with dimensionals.
  8. Stamp light rays
  9. Color heart filaments with Wink of Stella.

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