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Tuesday, January 31, 2012

DT Herazz Valentines card

I created this Clean and simple Valentines card for Herazz Scrapbooking.

The heart is Spellbinders Classic heart die on white cardstock, stamped with Hero Arts Flourish blackground and embossed with white embossing powder. I then inked with Barn door, Fired brick and Aged mahogany distress inks.  Afterwards misted with perfect pearls and water combo.  The smaller heart was inked with distress inks them I added 3 coats of clear embossing powder.

TIP : make sure you dry the inked surface prior to stamping and adding the embossing powder or else the powder will stick to the inked surface.

I inked the white cardstock with Barn door distress ink, then I stamped with Versamark using Canvas stripe Hero Arts stamp, added clear embossing powder then heat embossed.  Afterwards I inked with Fired brick and Aged mahogany distress inks.

For the final touch, I added pearls, ribbon, lace and twine.

I am entering my card in the following challenges,
Top Tip Tuesday - Valentines
Scrappy Frog Challenge - lace
Party Time Tuesday - Anything goes
Totally Papercrafts - Pearls and lace
Stampin for the weekend - Embossing
Craft 4 eternity - Clean and simple
Winter Wonderland - Swirls & Pearls
All sorts Challenge - one or more hearts
Paper Sundaes - Valentines

Thanks for stopping by,


Flutterby Trina said...

Beautiful card, love the added pearls! Fab tip too, I have been bought out once or twice! thanks for playing along with us at TTT with our Valentines challenge! Good Luck and hope to see you again soon x

Nady said...

Ta carte est superbe! j'adore ton gros coeur avec les perles, ta dentelle, bravo!
Nadyne xx

Leanne said...

What a gorgeous card!! Your tip is fabulous too!!

Thank you for joining us at Top Tip Tuesday! Hope to see you again!

Remember, you can enter 3 creations and 3 tips - 6 chances for prizes!!

Owner of Top Tip Tuesday

downrightcrafty said...

A gorgeous creation, great use of the swirls and pearls, thank you for sharing your beautiful work with us at the Winter Wonderland this week
Hugs Kate xx
ps I have candy if you are interested:)

marion said...

Simply adorable and such original idea. Hugs, Marion

Lisa M said...

I really love the look of this card. That vibrant, beautiful heart accompanied by a smaller dainty heart...very nice! Your color choice and layout are just gorgeous.
Excellent tip too. I've ruined a few in my time not using this.

Thank you for joining us at Top Tip Tuesday for our challenge.
Lisa :D

pinky said...

That's just beautiful. Thanks for joining us at Crafts4Eternity this week.

Sally said...

Gorgeous card. Just love the swirly heart with the added pearls. Thanks for joining us at Winter Wonderland this week.
Hugs Sally xxx

Nicola said...

Beautiful card Louise, love the pearls - the perfect finishing touch!
Thanks for entering our Hearts challenge this week at Allsorts and good luck
Hugs Nicola xxx

Colin said...

I like the added pearls.

Thanks for joining us at Top Tip Tuesday - Valentine's Challenge.


Guest Designer - Top Tip Tuesday

Sue said...

Hi Louise,
a beautiful card, luv the swirls on the heart, pretty lace, thank you for joining us at Totally Papercrafts this week, sue.x

Anonymous said...

Very elegant! Thanks so much for joining in at Paper Sundaes
Hugs Julie P

Fleur said...

A gorgeous, striking card
Thank you so much for entering our challenge at ALLSORTS this week, good luck & hope you’ll join us again!
Hugz Fleur xXx

michele said...

Fabulous! Thanks for joining us at Crafts 4 Eternity this week hugs x

sara said...

beautiful card love the pearls on the heart thanks so much for joining us at paper sundaes this week
hugs sara x

Anonymous said...

Gorgeous! I LOVE this one! that heart is stunning, Thanks for joining in with us at Top Tip Tuesday Challenge this time, Hope you can come play again soon, hugs Samantha :0)

Sandy said...

Beautiful Valentine Louise!

LaJanette said...

What an awesome card! That heart is just way cool! Loving the rich and bright tones of that red, and the pearls are just the perfect touch!

Thanks for playing with us at Top Tip Tuesday:0)