Dec 30 2009

I (Heart) Hearts

Well, I normally don't like to give out too many hints about the new mini before it actually is available, but the Occasions Minis and Sale-A-Bration brochures are just now hitting mailboxes!  I think they were delayed in the postal system because of the holidays.  Hopefully my customers will start seeing their copies arrive in a couple days.  I sent one to myself, too, so I'll know when they get them.

This set, I (Heart) Hearts, is one that was immediately on my list to purchase.  It has many different sized hearts.  Of course, a couple of them match up to the Full Heart and Heart to Heart punches!  The little checked heart is one of my very favorites in the set…and the Love one is my second favorite…so I combined the two of them.  I also used my third favorite one, the filigree heart at the top in the background…can you see it?

I'm sad that Valentine Greetings is in the set, Grateful Greetings, in the Holiday Edition Mini.  So, if you didn't get that set, you only have a few more days to purchase it before it is gone!  I love the font they used for this greeting!

OK…now for the details of the card!  It is sized 3×6 so it fits in the Open End envelope and can be mailed.  I used the base of Rose Red, and layered Pretty in Pink on top.  I stamped the Filigree heart in Pretty in Pink on the top half.  I added a 1" strip of Rose Red cardstock, then lined up five 1" squares of Whisper White, stamped with the Love heart (well, 4 were stamped).  The middle one I stamped the checked heart, punched it with the Heart to Heart punch, then cut out the Love Heart and adhered it over it.  Those two hearts are popped up with Stampin' Dimensionals.  Finally, I stamped Valentine Greetings with Rose Red under the center hearts.

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