Forever and Always With Love VIntage Heart

by Joanne James10. February 2021 22:30

Today I'm sharing a quick card that I made at the weekend for the current challenge over at Inspired By this week where they have the most beautiful vintage linen hearts in their inspiration photo:

Despite my vast collection of patterned paper, I couldn't find anything with a ditsy floral pattern for my hearts in the same colourway as the inspiration photo, so instead I chose a retired pattern (apologies I cannot remember the name) went for a co-ordinating colour palette and built up from there - take a look:


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

I used my Forever and Always dies again and paired them with the hearts from the Stitched Be Mine Dies to create my heart, with a subtle embossed top piece to mimic the linen look of the hearts in the photo:


A few additional flowers, pearls and a double linen bow all add to the vintage feel. A rather unconventional colour palette for a Valentine's card, but this card would work as well to send anyone a heartfelt message at any time, I think.

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


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

Enjoy your evening and I'll be back later in the week with another project. Until then, happy stampin'!


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Comments (4) -

Deborah Wheeler
Deborah WheelerUnited Kingdom
2/10/2021 11:10:41 PM #

Another beautiful card.  I'm looking forward to playing with this stamps & die set now my goodies have arrived!


Silke Ledlow
Silke LedlowUnited States
2/11/2021 1:56:59 AM #

Such a pretty card! The colors and design are awesome! Thank you for joining us!


danni reid
danni reidUnited States
2/12/2021 4:20:59 AM #

Oh such a beautiful Valentine card, love it so much!  Thank you for inspiring us @ IB this week.


Jan Clothier
Jan ClothierNew Zealand
2/15/2021 9:25:52 PM #

Beautiful! The inlaid die is gorgeous! This card is also a great lesson in how to build a card around a piece of DSP - the coordination of the colours is the secret of success, which you show brilliantly.


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