Saturday, 30 May 2020

Social Stamping - Hearts


Back with Kelly Kent's Social Stamping Blog Hop and the Covid theme of "Hearts".

If you'd like to check out the previous themes other blog hops telling a different part of the Covid story each week, click on Kelly's name above.

Hearts isn't something I use a lot of when stamping but last week I used the Puzzle Pieces dies for another challenge and had a bit of fun, so I thought I'd do something different with them using the heart shaped puzzle die. 

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I chose some of the Brights Collection colours and cut a heart from Bermuda Bay, Daffodil Delight, Melon Mambo and Pacific Point. I've run each through a different embossing folder and pieced them all together.
Bermuda Bay - Country Floral 3D
Daffodil Delight - Ornate Floral 3D
Melon Mambo - Bricks & Mortar 3D
Pacific Point - Subtle 3D
To make my life easier and because I didn't think I'd need adhesive sheets, I've punched a 1" circle and adhered each puzzle piece to it to hold them together - (mental note use adhesive sheet next time!!).  I've added all my hearts to a square of Whisper White which I've matted with Basic Black. My greeting is stamped in Memento Black ink from Peaceful Moments. I think it suits Kelly - "you shouldn't have, but I'm so glad you did" get us all together social stamping. And the good news is - she's extending the hop for another month, so keep checking back to see what everyone's up to.

The gold heart in the centre is a sticker from the Painted Love Gold Vinyl Sticker pack. I recently picked these up in the Clearance Rack and I believe as at today they are still there if they interest you. This was my first time using them and luckily for me, when I accidentally dropped it, the placement worked as it wasn't planning on moving!

To add a bit of a twist, I've punched some of the hearts from the retired Confetti Hearts Border punch and added one to each of the Melon Mambo sections.

To finish I've diecut a Rectangle Stitched die from Bermuda Bay cardstock, snipped it in half and adhered to the back of the matted square, then added it to a base card of thick Whisper White.

Thanks for stopping by, next up we have my friend Michelle from CASEing the Catty Sunday Challenge: #keepstamping everyone! 😊



If you get lost along the way, click here for the full list of this week's Social Stampers..

11 comments:

  1. I love your jigsaw hearts Sandra. I bet it took some time to cut and emboss all the pieces but the result was well worth it!

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  2. How clever - loving the jigsaw! Beautiful card Sandra

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  3. So many clever elements and details in this card Sandra! Those puzzle hearts are so fun! Kelly x

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  4. Great idea for using the puzzle dies in this way and to showcase the embossing folders.

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  5. Love how you’ve used the jigsaw heart dies and the colour combo is perfect. Bright and fun. The different embossing folders take it to the next level.

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  6. My group just did a puzzle project where we had a puzzle to decorate however we wanted. I love your idea and think I will try it. I think its so wonderful how many different ideas people come up with with the same stamp or idea. Thank you.

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  7. Love all the extra tiny heart details - it's those little extras that really make your card a work of art! THis is a brilliant idea for the theme!! Love it.

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  8. Wonderful card Sandra, I love the different embossing on the hearts and the little gold heart fell right into the perfect place.

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  9. Lovely card Sandra. Great use fo the jigsaw heart dies. I love the way you have used different colours and embossing folders; and the tiny hearts add a gorgeous finishing touch.

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  10. Super funky Sandra! This is great with all the textures how brilliant! X

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