San Valentine's Cards + From the Heart Border Die by Papertrey ink

January 28, 2020

Hi everyone,  I have been invited to share ideas and inspiration using Papertrey Ink supplies and I have two blog posts to share with you today using their beautiful products.

In this blog post, I'm featuring:
In my post here, I'm sharing birthday cards using  Cake Creations stamp and die set. Make sure to have a look!!

Watch 2 - minutes video to see products in action and  the cardmaking process

From a Small Die to Die Cut Background

So the first idea you see in the video is to create a whole card background using From the Heart border die.

I  use individual die cuts to create card backgrounds very often and I like to use mirror - glossy cardstock but you can use any cardstock colour you might like.

So this card was no exception. You can see more samples here, here and here.

I also stamped different sentiments on the die cuts negative spaces but you can also add a banner.

CAS Card

The second card in the video is incredibly easy.

Using Tin Stitch Die I  added a   decorative element to the card base.

Then, I made some stamp surgery to be able to complete the sentiment.  I  used scissors to carefully cut on of the stamps in Just Sentiments: Valentine.

The large word "heart" is from To Die For Sentiments die set 

Die Cut Background + Paper Piecing

Although this is the last card in the video it was the first I made.

I  used From the Heart border die to die cut different cardstock colors and I glued the die cuts on a C6 card base.

To fill in the background, I applied a simple paper piecing technique.

I changed my mind about the sentiment so in the video you might see me adding a gold sentiment and then adding over a sentiment I die cut out of  Black Glossy Mirror card.

I just thought the gold sentiment could easily get overwhelmed by the background.

Totally loving   "To Die For Sentiments" die set.  It is truly stunning!

That's all for today I hope you like these ideas.



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  1. great color combinations! Thanks for playing along with Papercraft Business Challenges!
    Jill – Design Team member at Papercraft Business
    Visit my blog - Killeen House Studio

  2. All of your cards are so pretty and elegant. I especially like the paper pieced creation. Beautiful dies and layouts. Thank you for sharing with us this month at Papercraft Business Challenges.


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