Monday, February 13, 2017

Hearts Galore

Welcome

Just a quick post as I can't pass by Valentines without sharing this card - made today, less than 24 hours before "the day" - and not only is this for DH, but also to teach at my class tomorrow.

This could be used for an anniversary design, not just Valentines.


I started with a Z-fold card base, and partially die cut the heart using the s/b Die D Lites Swirled Heart - I can't link as the site is down, then cut the insert and outline together in gold, and glued it over the base card cut.



I then sized a piece of hand made paper I had in my stash to cover a standard base, partially die cut the heart out of the paper, and then halved it. Adhered the cut half to the front panel, nestling it around the gold heart.


The second half was adhered to the part of the back panel that showed, and added the white layer for a personal note - currently held with the matching paper clip so I can remove it for the class time tomorrow.


The background was then decorated with assorted red and gold metal heart confetti.

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28 comments:

aussie aNNie said...

Lovely card Maxine and with DT hat on, many thanks for showcasing this into our challenge at Allsorts challenge of hearts and or flowers.xx{aNNie}

froebelsternchen Susi said...

This is gorgeosu Maxine! An amazing card! Happy new week to you!
Susi

Monika Reeck said...

That heart in the middle caught my eyes
so gold and lovely
Wonderfully made Maxine and I am happy I did catching up your post..
hope you like visiting me again my friend
Miss you....
hugs
Monika

Gerrina said...

Wow what gives the golden heart a rich feeling to ths card! Beautiful one again! Have a good week!

Pamellia Johnson said...

Beautiful card Maxine!! That heart is stunning. Love the fancy shape of it, and the gold is so elegant! The red and gold is such a wonderful palette for a Valentine's card, and I love the little matching heart bling bits in the background too! hugs :)

Suchi said...

I am sure your DH will love it Maxine! Of course it can well be used for anniversary! Love the design! :)
Suchi- DT xx

Olga Fink said...

Wow this is really a gorgeous creation!
xoxo Olga

Jeanette (Forest Ranger) said...

Maxine, I {heart} this card! Beautiful!

creationsnz said...

It's a great fold and makes a lovely heart card Maxine, and gorgeous handmade paper. CarolG

Sue said...

The gold heart looks lovely against the kraft background and the heart confetti is a lovely touch. I'm sure your hubby will be very happy!

Hazel said...

A lovely card and a very well explained method of making. Thank you so much for joining us at IAAS. Hazel x

Leanne said...

;) Thank you for sharing this wonderful project, and remember if you haven't followed us please do so for a chance to win.
Leanne DT/LPCF
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends

Kathleen said...

Really lovely card and love all the gold and tiny hearts.
Thank you for joining our 'hearts/Flowers' challenge this week at Allsorts.

Kath

JD/ Jill said...

Pretty Valentine card. I'm sure your hubby will love it!

Loll said...

Beautiful design Maxine. Your handmade paper is so pretty and love all the texture it adds. And your die-cut swirly heart if gorgeous. Have fun at class tomorrow! xx

Dawn Turley said...

Gorgeous Maxine. A great card.

Shaz in Oz.CalligraphyCards said...

Wonderful card for dear hubby Maxine, so love the lustre gold on it!!
BTW congrats on winnng the chameleon pens ( think it was) over at Darnell's, was so very totally thrilled for you!!!!!! 😁 Yay! Let's fly your flag in celebration!!! 🇳🇿
Hugs and prayers ( plus dance of joy for you)
Shaz in Oz.x

Princess Judy Palmer said...

Awesome looking card with the manly gold on it.

Barb said...

What a special card for your Hubby Maxine. I bet your class enjoyed making this one too. Congratulations on your recent win. Barbxx

Irish Cherokee said...

EXCELLENT Maxine. Love this card.
Love, Hugs and Blessings
Jim

kel Acopan said...

beautiful maxine!! i hope you had (have?) a wonderful class with this gorgeous card!!

lovies, =o) kel

Hetty said...

Wow,. Maxine, that is a beautiful heart set to a great background.
Hope you had a wonderful Valentine day!

Ellibelle said...

Wonderful card, loving the details in the large heart!

Carolyn King said...

Great card---love that heart of gold and the fun fold:)

Jeannie said...

Hi Maxine! This is a beautiful card and that gorgeous heart die cut is just perfect. Thanks so much for joining my Love is in the Air blog challenge :)

Jeannie T.
Dragonfly Journeys

Beverley Lowe said...

Hi - beautiful card. The background really sets the gold heart off - lovely.
Thanks for joining us over at Crafty Calendar this month. Hope to see you again - good luck!
Hugs,
Bev xx

Dwie lewe rączki said...

Lovely card about love :) Thank you very much for joining our challenge at Come And Get It Challenges.
Hugs, Iwona

Pippa said...

Lovely card and great technique. Thank you for sharing it with us at Dragons Lair. Pippa DLD DT