Tuesday, 24 January 2012

Wooden Heart

Good morning all. 

 It's the start of Sale-a-Bration today.  Free stamps anyone?  Have a look at the brochure on my side bar or at the bottom of this post.  There are 4 lovely stamp sets to choose from and a set of beautiful designer series papers.  Best time to order Stampin' Up! is now.  Sale-A-Bration runs until the 31.3.12.  But before you dash off to look at the free stamps, here's how I made my card for today. 

I had such fun playing with this combo of colours that I've used it again today. Early Espresso card base and a panel of Riding Hood Red stamped with the Woodgrain stamp in Early Espresso.  The main panel is Very Vanilla mounted onto Early Espresso then mounted onto Blushing Bride.  The heart is from I {heart} hearts in Riding Hood Red.  I chose the heart shape with the woodgrain to match the larger panel.  

To finish off I added a strip of Early Espresso punched at one end with a square punch.  You just insert it into one corner.  I attached a Real Red button with some linen thread knotted through it.  I stamped Love from Pennant Parade in Whisper White.  

Here's how I decorated the inside.

The sentiment on the inside is from Delightful Dozen

I followed the sketch at Freshly Made Sketches and as I've used the same colours as yesterday I'm also going to put it into The Friday Mashup as well.

Edit:  Woops missed the dead line for Freshly made Sketches but never mind it was fun playing along with the sketch anyway! 

Fancy a look at those free stamp sets now?

Aren't they fab?  

Here's an example to earn one of the free sets in the above leaflet -

I {heart} hearts £25.95 wood + Woodgrain £16.95 wood + Linen Thread £3.75 = 1 freebie from Sale-A-Bration 

Thanks for your visit and I hope you have a good day.  Happy Crafting. x 

Supplies Used
All Stampin' Up! 

Card - Early Espresso, Riding Hood Red, Blushing Bride, Very Vanilla
Ink - Riding Hood Red, Early Espresso, Whisper White
Stamps - Woodgrain, I {heart} hearts, Delightful Dozen, Pennant Parade
Punch - 1 1/4" square
Other - Brights Button, Linen Thread

If you would like to order any of the above or the other supplies from the current catalogues then please get in touch either by e mail or call 07827923123.  I would be delighted to help you with your crafty projects. x 


Suze Bain said...

Beautiful CAS card Aileen - love the woodgrain heart! xx

craftattack said...

Beautiful card and gorgeous stamps! Valerie

Kasey ~ in Oz said...

Hi Aileen,

Lovely CAS card using our challenge colours. I like the woodgrain background and the change of colour for the heart. Very creative.

Thanks for playing along with us.

Kasey ~ in Oz
Friday Mashup DT

Sandy said...

Lovely card, love the heart, the woodgrain stamp looks fab
I've joined as a follower,

Bonnie said...

What a great Valentine for a guy! Love all the woodtones.

Lindsay Craftymonster81 said...

Really pretty, elegant card
Lindsay xx

laurie said...

Great of my fave color combos!

Faith A said...

VERY classy, love that heart.

Teresa Kline said...

super cute card...thanks for playing along with us at the Friday MashUP.....I am having a huge blog candy giveaway, check it out here...

enjoy *~*

Holly said...

This came out great.. I like how you matched up the heart with the same textured in the background. Thanks for joining us at the Friday Mashup this week.

Rita said...

I love woodgrain, so this card is just great! The heart and the background stamp look awesome together! Thanks so much for joining us at The Friday Mashup!


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