You Are Loved CAS Valentine

Today I’m sharing a clean and simple valentine that I made with the You Are Loved stamp set from Stampin’ Up.

You Are Loved

Here is the list of products that you’ll need to create this card:

  • You Are Loved (123777 wood, 123779 clear)
  • Designer Builder Brads (129329)
  • 3/8″ Designer Printed Brads (122940)
  • Pool Party Stampin’ Emboss Powder (129321)
  • VersaMark Pad (102283)
  • Heat Tool (129053)
  • Soft Suede Classic Ink Pad (126978)
  • Soft Suede Card Stock (115318)
  • Pool Party Card Stock (122924)
  • Calypso Coral Card Stock (122925)
  • SNAIL Adhesive (104332)
  • Glue Dots (103683)
  • Paper-Piercing Tool (126189)
  • Stampin’ Pierce Mat (126199)
  • Stamp-a-ma-jig (101049)

I started with a card base of Calypso Coral cut to 5″ x 10″ and scored at 5″.  Then I cut a panel of Pool Party to 4-3/4″ x 4-3/4″ and a panel of Soft Suede to 4-1/2″ x 4-1/2″.  Next, I stamped the heart image from the You Are Loved on a piece of Soft Suede card stock cut to 2-5/8″ x 3″ in VersaMark ink, sprinkled it with Pool Party Stampin’ Emboss Powder and heat embossed it.  Then I cut a panel of Pool Party card stock to 2-3/4″ x 3-1/8″ and adhered it to the embossed image with SNAIL.  I cut a panel of Calypso Coral card stock to 3″ x 3-3/8″ and I adhered that to the back of the layered embossed image with SNAIL.  Then I stamped the sentiment on the larger Soft Suede panel in Soft Suede ink.  I placed the larger Pool Party panel under the Soft Suede panel and used my Stamp-a-ma-jig to line up the sentiment.  I carefully removed the Soft Suede panel and stamped the sentiment again on the Pool Party Panel.  I used the same process to stamp the sentiment on the Calypso Coral card base.  Then I started assembling the card.  I adhered the heart image onto the larger Soft Suede panel with SNAIL and I added 3 of the Designer Builder Brads down the right side, using my piercing tool to pierce the holes for the brad prongs.  Once I had the base brads set, I took 3 of the Designer Printed Brads and curled the prongs inside the brad.  Then I used a Glue Dot to adhere each of the Designer Printed Brads to the center of the Builder Brads.  To finish the card, I adhered the decorated panel to the Pool Party panel (making sure that I lined up the stamped sentiment) with SNAIL, then adhered the layered panels to the card base with SNAIL also.

Here is a closer picture of the brads.  I was excited to find that the Designer Printed Brads fit perfectly in the center of the Designer Builder brads!

You Are Love 1

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