For the CASology challenge this week they are looking for birthday cards. I saw an amazing card (here) by Pamela Ho where she used the biggest 'Tiny Hearts Die' and I thought it looked incredible. It inspired me for this idea:
I started by die-cutting the heart shape from some photocopy paper and used washi tape to hold it against the card front. I then did a quick blend with Distress Ink 'Peacock Feathers', being careful not to make it too dark.
Now for the fiddly part. I die cut the 3 hearts from the set (goodness knows how many times) from light blue glitter paper (from DCWV). I then set about playing with the hearts until I could fit them all in the shape. Very carefully I picked up each heart and cut out teeny tiny pieces of foam tape and popped them back in the same place. It took forever but was watching tv at the same time. A very simple sentiment (from Winnie and Walter 'The Big, the Bold and the Happy') and that was that!
I'm going to link this as my second entry to CAS on Sunday Challenge # 50 where their theme is 'Stencil it'.
Will also link to the House of Cards January Challenge where their theme is:
And will join in the fun at Simon Says Stamp - Wednesday Challenge where their theme is 'Anything Goes'.
I'm also going to join the Happy Little Stampers - January Sketch Challenge where their sketch is:
And poor Bev will be passing out because I'm going to link this to the Uniko Studio Challenge # 17, where their theme is 'Love and Friendship'. This is my 2 billionth entry.
A very dreary day today as its trying very hard to rain. We've only had 2.8mm of rain this year and everything is so brown. I gardened yesterday for 4 hrs and the dirt was even too hot to touch!! I actually really miss having the odd rainy day to craft. Fingers crossed the rain will finally come and visit!!
Shona, this is awesome!!! LOVE the glittery hearts and the beautiful clean feel! This is perfect! Thank you for joining us at House of Cards! Hope you join us there again soon! HUGS! :) Mynn xxReplyDelete
I love all the sparkle on the tiny hearts and how you placed them inside the larger heart! Beautiful card, Shona!ReplyDelete
Love this idea and the blue Valentine!ReplyDelete
Just beautiful Sho! I love this blue Valentine! It was worth the fiddle because those glittery hearts are beautifully balanced! Our weather is so hot and humid at the moment, and we had a lengthy thunderstorm in the early hours of the morn that produced a lot of noise and not much else. This cooling blue card is respite for my eyes! XxReplyDelete
BRILLIANT Shona, just brilliant!! Thanks so much for joining us at CASology in the FUN Birthday cue this week!! SO glad that you did!!!ReplyDelete
Love this so much. All those fiddly bits were totally worth it. I have a die that is heart shaped and there are lots of hearts inside it. Kind of like what you did, only done for me. Yours is a bit of creative genius. Love the sponged ombre background, too. Thanks so much for playing along at CASology this week.ReplyDelete
Well worth all the effort Shona, what a wonderful result!ReplyDelete
A fabulous CAS card Shana, a beautiful larger heart and wonderfully arranged the the cute sparkling tiny hearts!!ReplyDelete
Thanks so much for joining us with Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge
How pretty...love those hearts!ReplyDelete
Super, super cute! I love the dimension you've created! So glad you joined us at CASology this week, Shona!ReplyDelete
Love this! Beautiful colours with your ink and glitter paper and all your patience and attention to detail was well worth it!ReplyDelete
Just brilliant, Shona. What an amazing design and I can't believe all your little die cut hearts!! LOVE. Thanks so much for playing along at Happy Little Stampers xxReplyDelete
Beautiful card. Thanks so much for playing along with us at HOC :)ReplyDelete
Beautiful card! I love the tiny hearts! Thank you for joining us at House of Cards!ReplyDelete
This is beautiful Shona, love all those little hearts. Thank you so much for joining in with the CASology and Uniko Studio Challenge.ReplyDelete
Another stunner! I love the colours you've used and the design is FAB. Thanks for linking up at Uniko. Hugs Bev xReplyDelete
AWESOME!!! I love all your sweet little hearts nestled in your large heart, just so sweet.ReplyDelete
This is adorable!! Thanks for joining us at the House ofReplyDelete
Gorgeous card! I absolutely love how you created your card! So beautiful! Thank you for joining our Glitter/Photo Inspiration Challenge at the House of Cards.ReplyDelete
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This is lovely!! I really like the tiny hearts nested in the large one. Fabulous take on the challenges!ReplyDelete
Shona, I think this might have taken top spot in my list of favourite Shona cards ... just the most beautiful colours, all that gorgeous shimmer and those sweet little hearts nestled against the big one ... just delicious!ReplyDelete
I love this! So pretty! Thank you so much for joining us at House of Cards! :)ReplyDelete
Beautiful card. Love the CAS look of this. Thanks for joining us at House of Cards!!!ReplyDelete
beautiful!! The little shimmering hearts are so pretty!ReplyDelete