Red Glimmer Detailed Hearts Love You Always Card PP528

by Joanne James14. 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 Jaydee to host this week and she has a timely colour challenge for you to work with:

       

I chose red and silver to pair with black and white for my card and since today is Valentine's Day I was also inspired by the glittery hearts in our challenge photo this week to create something using the Fab Friday sketch that also meets the clean and simple 'hearts' code word over at Addicted to CAS - take a look:

 

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

All Heart - I decided that the Fab Friday sketch panel was perfect to showcase the Detailed Hearts Dies in the annual catalogue. When I went to my dieset I discovered I had one already cut in retired red glimmer paper, as I'd used the heart pieces on a previous project, so rather than cut another in Real Red I thought I would use this one for a sparkly centrepiece.

Love Always - For my focal point I decided to add a layered 'love' diecut using my Always Dies, with a black base and silver foil centre - I just love these dies and it's nice to pair them with an older die for a fresh look. I also added another touch of silver by adding a heart charm to one of the solid hearts on my glimmer paper:

I've been looking for an opportunity to use these on a project and finally today's card provided the perfect opportunity, as the two shapes mirrored each other perfectly. 

And Forever - I finished the sentiment on the ffront of my card by stamping with the 'Forever & Always' stamp set and carried this over to the inside of my card too, and added a few more of those glittery hearts for a simple decoration:

 

This is one of those cards that whilst it is all love and red hearts, it doesn't have to be a Valentine's card. I will be sending mine to a certain young lady in my house who is something of a magpie as far as glitter is concerned and I know she will love it!

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; are you doing anything special to celebrate Valentine's Day? We had a family Valentine's dinner yesterday evening and will be sharing a special breakfast today, along with a rather elaborate choolate fondue this evening. So it's all about the food in the James household! I'll be back tomorrow with another project. Until then, happy stampin'!

 

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Comments (11) -

Heather Heroldt
Heather HeroldtUnited States
2/14/2021 6:12:20 PM #

So fun, Joanne!  Love that sparkly, heart-y layer, and the metallic details you've added are awesome!  Beautiful!  Thanks so much for playing at Fab Friday!

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LeAnne Pugliese
LeAnne PuglieseUnited States
2/14/2021 10:14:28 PM #

LOVE it! You had me at glitter...or maybe it was the hearts...or the love diecut!  Love it ALL!

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Debbie Crowley
Debbie CrowleyUnited States
2/15/2021 3:20:27 AM #

Truly a beautiful card full of love and sparkle, Joanne. The glitter hearts, the silver foil "love"... and that one and only heart charm are all perfectly and beautifully put together. Enjoy your week!

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Amanda Mertz
Amanda MertzUnited States
2/15/2021 4:17:26 PM #

You are a true master at combining challenges!!  I love the glitter and shine of this one! The silver and red look beautiful and the little charm is adorable!  Thanks for sharing at Fab Friday!

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Jan Clothier
Jan ClothierNew Zealand
2/15/2021 9:23:49 PM #

Lovely layout! The glimmer heart panel is perfect and a perfect contrast for the black and silver sentiment. Super use of the sketch too.

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Nancy
NancyUnited States
2/15/2021 10:30:41 PM #

This card is just as pretty as the last card Joanne! Love all the glimmer and the shadowed love die! Such a great card! Have a wonderful day!

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Barbara Ghigliotty
Barbara GhigliottyUnited States
2/16/2021 6:29:35 PM #

Such a pretty card, Joanne! I love the font on your script sentiment and how you added sparkle to the hearts! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Addicted to CAS!

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Ann Schach
Ann SchachUnited States
2/17/2021 12:56:45 AM #

A sparkly beauty, Joanne! It's absolutely perfect for this challenge. The Love die cut/sentiment is fabulous....and that red heart within the charm...WOW!

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Laurie
LaurieUnited States
2/17/2021 2:43:15 AM #

Love all the hearts and sparkles!! That charm is so pretty!

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Claire Broadwater
Claire BroadwaterUnited States
2/19/2021 7:33:31 PM #

WOW!  This is gorgeous, Joanne!  I love ALL the sparkle and the hearts!  The font on that sentiment is lovely!  Such a fabulous card, My Friend!

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Nancy Elrick
Nancy ElrickCanada
2/27/2021 11:25:24 PM #

Oh how I love those shimmery hearts!  Thanks for playing along with us at Addicted to CAS!

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