Sending Love Hearts, Hearts And More Hearts!

by Joanne James29. January 2017 09:00

It's Sunday and time for this week's new challenge over at The Paper Players! I am your hostess this week and I have a sketch for you to work with:

 

When I came up with my sketch I had an idea about what I was going to do with it, yet when I came to make my card ended up going in a completely different direction -go figure! I'm still loving those patterns in the Sending Love Designer Series Paper Pack and just had to feature another one on my card today  - take a look:

 

Here's the low-down on today's card:

Sending Love - My sketch allowed me the opportunity to showcase another of these gorgeous red and white patterns in the Sending Love stack; the large panel is perfect for a bigger pattern, so I decided to go with the white hearts on a red background. This was the starting point for my card, my mat, base and embellishments followed from there. 

This Card Is All Heart - I decided to replicate the heart pattern in my embellishment shapes and represented each of the diamonds in my sketch with a layered heart. Having heat-embossed the white stamped heart onto red and layered this onto white to echo my mat border, I felt it still needed a little something; I decided to add in an additional background heart in red glimmer paper and bingo! I backed my tiny hearts with a red glimmer one too; all cut with the Sweet & Sassy framelit dies.

Hugs And Kisses - I heat embossed my sentiment in white directly onto my card base. I love the delicate scripted font and it was perfect for the recipient of this card; my daughter has a love of all things sparkly so with the addition of the glimmer paper this has to be her valentine's card. I paired my 'hugs and kisses' with an 'I love you' on the inside - and finished with the flourish that is also featured in this set.

I've a second little project for you today - I can't give Miss Rebecca a Valentine's card without a chocolate treat , so here's a little something that took me just minutes to put together:

 

I took one of our clear boxes, filled it with chocolate hearts and added a belly band, some Sending Love red ribbon and a tag with some sweet Sending Love heart embellishments. I love that with just a few basic supplies I can turn a few chocolates into something special that I know my daughter will love. 

Here is the visual summary of the key products used on today's project for you to pin for easy reference:

 

You can see all of my Product and 'How To' summaries on my 'How To - Tips and Techniques' Pinterest board in case you've missed any. 

Before you reach for your ink and papers, check out what our amazing team has created to inspire you:

The Paper Players Design Team
 Jaydee
Laurie Schmidt
Nance Leedy
Sandy Mathis 
 Crystal Komera
Valentyna Komisarenko
Deanne K
 
These ladies have created some amazing cards to wow you with this week and have interpreted my sketch in a ton of different ways.
 
Here's a quick recap of our challenge rules:
 
1.  Create a new paper project
2.  Upload your creation to your blog with a link back to us and provide a direct link to the post featuring your challenge submission.
3.  Please link your card to no more than four challenges, TOTAL.
4.  Have FUN! 

 

I look forward to seeing what you create with my sketch this week. Enjoy the rest of your weekend as it will be over all too quickly; we have our usual morning of sport but have an unexpected free afternoon; both of the James Juniors have had sports fixture cancellations this weekend, so we will be able to enjoy some unexpected additional family time together - I'm looking forward to it already! I'll be back tomorrow with another project; until then, happy stampin'!

 

 

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Comments (8) -

Claire Broadwater
Claire BroadwaterUnited States
29/01/2017 13:43:04 #

Hi Joanne!  Great sketch this week!  Can't wait to see all the entries!  I adore your Valentine card and candy box!  Miss Rebecca will love it!  The card reminds me of a vintage card.  The lacey hearts and glimmer paper are a great pair!  Have a wonderful week, My Friend!  XX

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Laurie
LaurieUnited States
29/01/2017 20:17:26 #

This is awesome! I love the cute treat box, and the red and white card is gorgeous. Love the bits of glitter too! Such a fun sketchSmile

Have a great week!

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Valentyna
ValentynaCanada
30/01/2017 13:42:01 #

This is an absolutely lovely card! Those cute hearts, OMG, love them. Thank you for the sketch, Joanne

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Nance Leedy
Nance LeedyUnited States
31/01/2017 00:21:31 #

Oh the beautiful layers on this card!  This paper is gorgeous and your layered hearts are beautiful.  I am certain Miss Rebecca squealed with delight and her sweet little box of chocolates.  I hope you all enjoyed your rare free afternoon!

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LeAnne Pugliese
LeAnne PuglieseUnited States
31/01/2017 13:05:43 #

I love what you did with the sketch, even though it wasn't your original scheme!  You managed to position those papers perfectly with your hearts and the whole thing is wonderful!  I know I said the sketch challenged me but in the end, I think it's awesome!  Hope you had some good family time together!

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sandym
sandymUnited States
02/02/2017 12:51:59 #

What a pretty card Joanne, and fun sketch to work with! Love the patterned paper and your glittery hearts. The little gift box is adorable, too!

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Deanne @ Three Trees
Deanne @ Three TreesCanada
03/02/2017 16:45:49 #

This is gorgeous!  I LOVE all that sparkle and your little chocolate box is so PRETTY!!

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jaydee
jaydeeUnited States
04/02/2017 15:46:26 #

Joanne, love those hearts - especially with the little bit of glimmer paper - and I agree with Deanne, the chocolate box is so adorable.
Hugs
Jaydee

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