This card packs a lot of punch – big graphic element, large border detail, stark color contrast, and some ‘jewelry’ (aka bling) to impart a little fun. The design is inspired by a swirly heart & roses card posted last month by Kittie Caracciolo (KittieCraft). Instead of using her Impression Obsession Heart Flourish die, my card uses an older Sizzix Flourish die. The Sizzix die cuts two hearts as well as the flourish, but I used only one of the diecut hearts and positioned it to counterbalance my sentiment. And I LOVE how the swirls of the flourish nestle so sweetly into the dips of the border punch.
Supplies: A2 cardbase, white top layer 5.25×4 and then border punched and popped up with foam dimensionals, SU Real Red cardstock and ink, Sizzix Flourish die, Martha Stewart Flower Bed Deep Border Punch, sentiment from TAC/MRO Cheery Thoughts (discontinued but Mabelle has loads of other cute stamps), clear bling.
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