Sending You Lots of Love

Lots of layers come together in this quick & easy project, easily replicable using your own supplies, or check out the shopping list to recreate as designed.

Create handmade cards with fun surprises using the Hooray for Surprises Bundle! Stamp an image, then add a die-cut element for a surprise: a zip strip that tears away to reveal a message, or a die cut with peek-throughs to show a teeny bit of what’s underneath.


Full list of supplies needed, listed below. A die cutting machine is needed for this card.

Very Vanilla Thick Cardstock: 5 ½” w x 8 ½” h scored and folded at 4 ¼” h

Very Vanilla Cardstock:

  • 3 ⅜” x 2 ¼”
  • Scrap for stamping and die cutting heart

Moody Mauve: 5 ⅜” x 4 ⅛” 

Early Espresso

  • 4 ⅝” x 3 ⅜” 
  • 4” x 2 ½” 
  • 3 ½” x 2 ⅜”  

Poetic Expressions Series Paper (DSP): 

  • 4 ½” x 3 ¼” (light background)
  • 3 ⅞” x 2 ⅜” (Moody Mauve background)

Let’s Create

  1. Affix all stamps to Acrylic Blocks.
  2. Fold the Card Base in half using a Bone Folder to sharpen the crease.
  3. Using the crosshatching embossing folder from the Basics Embossing Folder Bundle, emboss the 5 ⅜” x 4 ⅛” Moody Mauve cardstock.  Attach this layer to the folded card base using Stampin’ Seal
  4. Using Moody Mauve Ink Pad, stamp the heart with the tulips onto the Very Vanilla Scrap of cardstock, and die cut.
  5. Color in the flowers using a Petal Pink Light stampin Blend. Color the leaves using a Soft Seafoam Light Stampin’ Blend.
  6. Using Early Espresso ink pad, stamp the sentiment towards the bottom of the 3 ⅜” x 2 ¼” Very Vanilla cardstock. 
  7. Using Stampin’ Dimensionals, attached the die cut heart to this piece.
  8. Match up the 2 DSP pieces with their coordinating Early Espresso mats and adhere them using Stampin’ Seal.
  9. Attach the stamped Very Vanilla cardstock to the remaining Early Espresso mat using Stampin’ Seal.
  10. Using a piece of Gold & Very Vanilla Satin Edged Ribbon, tie a bow around the 4 ⅝” x 3 ⅜” Early Espresso/Light colored DSP Layers and adhere these layers centered to the card. 
  11. Attach the other DSP layered piece at a bit of an angle and the stamped Very Vanilla layered piece at an angle to opposite direction using Stampin’ Seal.
  12. Decorate the inside of your card and your envelope and send someone special your love.

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