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So…here is this week's sketch. Make up a sample using our sketch, then upload your creation over on Create with Connie and Mary!
Here is my take on the sketch!
I used the fabulous set, Filled with Love, available as a bundle with the Love Patterns Designer Paper only until January 24th! With the purchase of both the stamp set and designer paper, you also get a free package of Bitty Buttons!
I used a base of Basic Gray cardstock. I cut a piece of Love Impressions Designer Paper in the XO pattern. I added Real Red sides punched with the Dotted Ribbon Punch. I wrapped some Real Red Satin Ribbon around and tied with a knot. For my focal point, I inked up the flower stamp from Filled with Love with Basic Gray on the stem and Real Red for the hearts and stamped on Whisper White. I punched it out with the Decorative Label Punch. I stamped Be My Valentine (again from Filled with Love) with Real Red next to the flowers. I layered the Decorative Label on the medium oval from the Ovals #2 Die and popped it up with Stampin' Dimensionals! Finally, I added two Rhinestone Jewels to the heart flowers!
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