Monday, 23 January 2012

My Heart ....


I wanted to experiment with a simple Valentines day card. I didn't want to go for traditional pinks and reds or the word "Love". I wanted to make it a little bit more masculine so that a man might not feel too embarrassed to have it on display!

I started by die-cutting a heart out of a piece of paper from the Metalica range by Kanban. I then glued that onto a peice of brown card and cut around it very carefully. I used two distress inks around the edge - Wild Honey and Pumice Stone - to give it a little depth.

I peirced a small hole at the top and threaded a thin piece of brown satin ribbon throught the hole. I then added a small padlock and heart (by Prima) and tied the ribbon into a bow.

The heart was them matted onto a piece of ribbed kraft card and anothe piece of brown card stock. Finally it was all matted onto a 6 x6 white card blank. and a small sentiment added. Am really pleased with the result.

10 comments:

  1. Absolutely lovely and quite different :)

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  2. I love this card because it is so different. Obviously a lot of thought has gone into it, well done x

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  3. Beautiful card, love the heart very different but beautiful xx

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  4. This is such a beautiful and elegant card, I love the charms and the colours
    Lindsay xx

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  5. I love your blog & this card, its very classy & elegant, mine are all a bit to pink & fluffy!! Mars x

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    1. thank you for the lovely comments

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  6. Love this card Debz, the thick white border really makes the card pop!

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  7. This would make a great mans card.
    Thank you for joining us at CAD for this months challenge

    Sarah xxx

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