Hi craft friends,
I’m glad to be back today with a very bright and joyful valentine slimline card. As always I used several stamp sets to create my card:
– Greeting bear for my sentiment, tiny bird and heart
– Spring gatherings for a heart and a flower
– Rainy day for a tiny heart
– Party on the farm for a bow tie and heart
– Oh nuts for the branch
– Garden party for two birds, a mouse and music notes
– Field mice for a second mouse
I started by stamping all my images on 80lbs Neenah solar white cardstock, used the coordinating dies to cut them all and my alcohol markers to color everything.
After the coloring, I cut an 8,5 x 3,5″ panel out of Strathmore bristol cardstock and created a super bright sky using pink distress inks. Started by covering the entire panel with spun sugar, and then used a cloud stencil along with picked raspberry to create a nice cloudy sky. Next I added texture to my background and started with water droplets that I dried using a paper towel. Next I smooshed my candied apple distress ink pad on my glass surface, added some water and then created a million tiny droplets on my paper. And one final detail: I mixed some white acrylic paint with water and used the same brush to add a lighter touch to my background.
Once the inks and paint were dry, I attached all my cute images using foam squares. And at the end, I used a white gel pen to add highlights on the images, I white heat embossed the word ‘love’ on dark pink cardstock and cut it into a small banner, and finally I applied glossy accents on the heart and the word ‘you’, and also added a small white nuvo drops in the center of the flower.
And that’s it for this super sweet scene with three adorable birds celebrating the love of a cute mouse couple. I leave you with the video, and wish you an amazing day. See you next time!
There’s so much movement happening on this card! It’s amazing!