Today I realized once again why I keep on making card after card...
Not much words to describe that feeling of accomplishment when you finish a project which started off with a vague idea. An added bonus of course when you like the way your hands transformed your idea into something visible, something you can touch and something that may brighten another person life, or convey a special message !
I think you might have come to the conclusion that I
Of course blogland is always there to provide inspiration :
Muse card club. ~ where Michele's heart within a heart sparked the inspiration... Thanks so much Michele!
The card concept ~ where the pink and white stripes of the inspiration photo and love (anniversary theme) caught my attention... and Geri's wonderful graphic card got the ball rolling too... thanks Geri!
Casology & Darnell's NBUS challenge got me to use that little bow cutting file that I have had for so long, but haven't used yet... and a NBUS sentiment too LOL!
I created my own striped paper by cutting strips of 2 cm pink and white card stock, and glued it on a separate piece of plain typing paper.
I die cut the bigger and smaller heart simultaneously , carefully marking exactly where the smaller heart hits the stripes. I then die cut the smaller heart again but placing it to get the opposite colors matching the bigger heart. I hope that makes sense!
I then printed my sentiment on the smaller heart, popped it up with foam tape, positioned inside the bigger heart, and added the little bow.
And to end this long post... here's the sentiment:
Thanks for looking!