For this card I tried to follow the vintage trend which is so popular these days. I made a stencil using the small heart punch. I was inspired by a card on page 202 of the current Stampin' Up Idea Book and Catalogue. Click here for a tutorial on how I did this. Once I had stenciled the hearts on pink cardstock I roughed up the edges and curled the ends to give it a worn look. Once I had this strip I needed to provide an equally vintage background. First I pulled out some Crumb Cake (kraft) cardstock and embossed it. Next I ripped the edges using the Tearing Edge ruler. I decided to mount it on Pink Pirouette cardstock like the hearts. I stamped an image from the Tiny Tags stamp set in Pretty In Pink to add more contrast. I wapped this with ribbon and twine. Next I stamped the sentiments with the Tiny Tags set and punched them out. I put a small hole in the top of each tag and threaded them with twine. I gathered all the twine and clipped them to the heart strip using a library clip. Finally, I decided to add the flowers from Vintage Vogue. I cut them out and roughed up the edges for a more vintage look. I wanted to use a Filigree Brad for the centre, but I was out of them, so I pulled out my retired corduroy buttons and used a Chocolate Chip one for the flower's centre. Finally the entire thing was mounted on Rich Razz cardstock.
The Fun Stuff:
1. Ink – Pretty In Pink, Pink Pirouette, Rich Razzleberry
2. Paper – Cardstock – Whisper White, Pretty In Pink, Pink Pirouette, Rich Razzleberry
3. Stamps – Vintage Vogue, Tiny Tags
4. Accessories –Stampin’ Dimensionals, Clips Assortment, Linen Thread, Rich Razzleberry Grosgrain, Tiny Tags punch, Corduroy Buttons