Saturday 12 February 2011

Rosette heart card

I thought I would make a card using the rosette heart that so many of you liked on my heart box post. Hope you liked the tuitorial too (see last post or page at the top of the blog).

This card has been inspired by several challenges -
Simon Says Stamp and Show - Embossing (there is both dry and heat embossing on this one)
Flourishes Timeless Tuesday - Button Up
Cute Card Thursday - Hearts and Flowers
Daring Cardmakers - Reeling in the ribbon   Sponsored by the Ribbon Reel
Mojo Monday - Sketch

White backing has been run through a Cuttlebug embossing folder and edged with stickles.
The long panel is a piece from my box, stamped and heat embossed with Sheena's pepper embossing powder, lace sewn to the side and two different ribbon flowers added at the bottom.
The brown piece has been stamped with a music image in white acrylic paint.
The heart made as my tutorial (see last post) and button and paper ribbon added.
Sentiment is a rub-on and the banner shape edged with stickles.

Have a great weekend and thankyou for stopping by today.

luv and hugs {brenda} xoxox


Pleated Heart Tutorial

Thank you for all the fabulous comments about my pleated heart and as requested by some of you here is a tutorial for making it.

Supplies -
Tim Holtz Rosette strip die
small heart punch

                                                            Die cut a strip from the rosette die    
                                                            We won't be using the circle cut out.
        I made a template for cutting out.

       Notice you need to fold the rosette strip in half.
       Draw round the template.

        Cut round the shape you have drawn.
        At this point I put a very thin piece of sellotape
        over the fold to give it some strength,
        otherwise it comes apart very easily.

       Pleat the strip and put the whole thing together
       as shown in Tim's video on Youtube.

       Glue the ends together.

       Once you have pushed it together and glued
       little hearts on both the front and back, it will
       look like this and is ready to use.

Once you have seen Tim's video and then made your own template to cut round it is as easy as pie.

If you make the heart, please link your creation back to me so that I can see it and I would also appreciate you linking my tutorial on your post and not recreate it as your own. Please ask others to do the same.

Have fun.

luv and hugs {brenda} xoxox