Feb 14 2011

A Nature Walk Valentine

Nature Walk Card Closed

 

This very special valentines card is for my husband, Phil. He has commented a few times on how much he likes the Nature Walk stamp set so I wanted to use it for his card.

I made a simple gate fold card and added a 2" belly band of Early Espresso cardstock to keep it closed. I didn’t want the Metallic brads to keep the band from easily sliding onto the card so I added them only to the top layer and used Sticky Strip to keep the band closed.

I scored the Crumb Cake cardstock at 2-1/8" in from each side of a 8-1/2" x 5-1/2" piece for the card. Each flap was embossed with the Framed Tulip embossing folder. The bird, cage and botanical symbol are from the Nature Walk stamp set

I added a "key to my heart" greeting from the You’re a Gem stamp set that was stamped in Cherry Cobbler ink and punched with the small Oval. I layered it onto a Cherry Cobbler Modern Label punch that I cut down a bit. I also added a Trinket Key to the card with Cherry Cobbler Seam Binding. Don’t you love these keys?

 

Happy Valentine’s Day!  We are having dinner tonight as a family, one of our favourite meals – steak, baked potatoes and all the trimmings including a special dessert. However you choose to celebrate, I hope you have a great day!

 

Nature Walk Card Closed

 This is the card open. Inside I stamped a greeting from the Word Play stamp set in Cherry Cobbler ink and added a Mini Vintage Tag with a punched and distressed Cherry Cobbler heart.

 

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Stamps: Nature Walk (Wood 121925, Clear 121997), You’re A Gem (Wood 122268, Clear 122270), Word Play (Wood 120308, Clear 120651)

Inks: Early Espresso (119670), Crumb Cake (121030), Cherry Cobbler (119669)

Paper: Early Espresso (119686), Crumb Cake (120953), Cherry Cobbler (119685), Very Vanilla (101650)

Big Shot: Framed Tulips Embossing Folder (121809), 3" Circle (122125)

Punches: 1-3/8" x 5/8" Oval (119863), Modern Label (119849), Heart (117193)

Other: Trinket Keys (121892), Cherry Cobbler 1/2" Seam Binding (120992), Metallic Brads (119741), Mini Vintage Tags (118763), Linen Thread (104199), Paper Cutter (104152), Cutting & Scoring Blade Refill (104154)

 

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One Response to “A Nature Walk Valentine”

  1. Terrion 26 Feb 2011 at 10:34 pm

    What a GORGEOUS card! I love the neutral colour with a touch of the cherry cobbler. Awesome art, once again.

    Ter 😉

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