Love Hearts Wreath Builder Pastel Valentine PP527

by Joanne James7. February 2021 09:00

Today it's Sunday and time for this week's new challenge over at The Paper Players! It's the turn of the fabulous Anne Marie to host this week and she has a fun theme challenge for you to work with:


I'm not generally into pale colours but I was really drawn to the pastels over at the Color Throwdown challenge this week, and was also inspired by their photo of those old-time Love Hearts sweets to make another Valentine card and create some love hearts of my own - take a look:


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

Today's card has no stamping at all! I decided to use a slimline card layout and create a layered square in each of the CTD challenge colours, using one each of a scallop-edged square, stitched square and a diecut heart from the Wreath Builder Die set. Each square is so simple, yet the detail of each of the diecut pieces is what makes this card so pretty:

A quartet of pastels that look good enough to eat! In additon to playing over at Color Throwdown, I'm also linking up over at Just Us Girls where their word this week is 'Valentine'. 

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 this week:

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!

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 day; I've been decorating so am hoping to get a little more done today. Whilst the James Juniors are still hoping for snow, it's looking less and less likely. The arrival of the 'Beast From The East Mark Two' is threatening to push daytime temperatures below zero, so unless there's the opportunity to build a snowman, I'll be staying safely indoors! I'll be back tomorrow with another project using these colours. Until then, happy stampin'!


Stampin' Up! Supplies Used: 

Table built using Product Table Builder by The Crafty Owl - Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator.


Comments (9) -

LeAnne Pugliese
LeAnne PuglieseUnited States
2/7/2021 2:45:46 PM #

There's ANOTHER reason to get that Wreath Builder set....I have seen this cute little heart around blogland a lot this season!  I love what you did with it here...perfectly adorable and delicious!

Ann Schach
Ann SchachUnited States
2/7/2021 7:12:34 PM #

So beautiful in it's simplicity, Joanne! I love the slimline design and the pastel colors. I do not have the Wreath Builder set, and I am beginning to see I NEED it!  Have a wonderful week!

Deborah Wheeler
Deborah WheelerUnited Kingdom
2/7/2021 8:06:00 PM #

So pretty.  I struggled with the colours for this challenge, I must be honest!

Amanda Mertz
Amanda MertzUnited States
2/8/2021 6:17:19 PM #

You displayed the hearts and colors perfectly and they look just like the conversation heart candies!  Lovely CAS layout on the slimline card!  Have a great week!

Susie Moore
Susie MooreUnited States
2/8/2021 6:46:48 PM #

Your hearts are so sweet! I love how you popped them up. Thank you for joining us for this week's Color Throwdown challenge.

VickyUnited Kingdom
2/9/2021 3:01:59 PM #

Love, love, LOVE! I had a little play with a kind friend's Wreath Builder dies this weekend and I loved this little heart. There is something mouthwatering about these colours isn't there? Is it because we all remember Love Heart sweets?! Vicky x

jaydeeUnited States
2/12/2021 2:10:13 PM #

Joanne, this card took my back to my childhood with the love hearts!  What a wonderful CAS card.  Hope you had a wonderful week

Anne Marie Hile
Anne Marie HileUnited States
2/13/2021 5:29:50 AM #

LOVE the soft pastel colors and the slimline design, Joanne! Now I'm craving some of those little heart candies. Just adorable! Thanks for the beautiful creative inspiration for my challenge this week! Hugs!

Jan Clothier
Jan ClothierNew Zealand
2/15/2021 9:30:47 PM #

More pastel goodness! I like the way you're thinking! It's creating wonderful cards.

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