It's that time of year when we have to start thinking about Valentine's Day. I wanted to create a mostly one-layer card so I had to do a lot of making. I started out by stenciling some hearts on the card base with a light pink. After I did it, I thought maybe I should have masked the jar first, but I kind of like seeing the hearts "through" the jar as it makes it look even more like it is a clear jar. Then I stamped the jar directly on the card base and created a mask to make sure my conversation hearts didn't go outside the jar. I stamped and masked and stamped and masked and . . . . well, you get the point. It's been a long time since I've eaten the conversation heart candies, but I remember that the works are written in red. I didn't want the heart outlines to be red, so I stamped each heart with red ink first, and then used a black marker to color only the outlines and stamped again (using my mini MISTI, of course!) so the words would be red and the outlines black. It was a little more time consuming, but I really like how it turned out. I actually just got the heart images last week; it was perfect timing! I stamped the sentiment on vellum and created my own conversation heart with a heart die and the word "love". I finished everything off with some sequins.
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Stamps: Repeat Impressions "Love U Candy Heart", "Hugs Candy Heart", "Candy Heart", "Jar" (the smaller jar), "Thinking of You", and "Love Stencil"
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