I used the Stampin’ Up! Nailed It stamp set bundle to create a fun masculine valentine to share with you today.
My card design was loosely inspired by CAS(E) this Sketch #205.
And the valentine theme for my card was inspired by TGIF Challenge #91.
I started by adhering a panel from the Urban Underground Speciality DSP pack to a panel of Basic Black card stock with SNAIL. Then I embossed two strips of Silver Foil Sheets with the ruler from the Build It Framelits Die and adhered them about 1/2″ from the right side and bottom of the panel with SNAIL.
I adhered a panel from the Urban Underground DSP over the embossed ruers with SNAIL and then added one final panel from the Urban Underground DSP over that layer with SNAIL. I stamped the saw images from the Nailed It stamp set in Basic Gray Archival ink on a panel of watercolor paper and I used the Early Espresso and Basic Gray Watercolor Pencils to color the images.
I used an Aqua Painter to blend the pencils and then used a Delightful Dijon Stampin’ Write Marker to fill in the dots on the images. I let them dry completely and then cut the images out with the Build It Framelits Die and adhered them with SNAIL to the card front.
I punched hearts with the Sweetheart Punch from Very Vanilla and Basic Gray card stocks and adhered them together and to the card front with SNAIL. I stamped the sentiment in Basic Black Archival ink on a panel of Delightful Dijon card stock, cut it out with the Build It Framelits Die and adhered it to the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals.
I inked and stamped off twice the saw image from the Nailed It stamp set and then stamped it randomly over a Very Vanilla card stock panel inside the card.
You can see a complete list of supplies, including card stock cuts, at the very bottom of this post.
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Card stock cuts for this project:
- Basic Gray – 4-1/4″ x 11″ card base, Sweetheart Punch
- Basic Black – 4″ x 5-1/4″ panel
- Delightful Dijon – Build It Framelits Die
- Very Vanilla – Sweatheart Punch, 4″ x 5-1/4″ panel (inside card)
- Urban Underground Specialty Designer Series Paper –4″ x 5-1/4″ panel, 3-1/4″x 4-1/4″ panel, 3″ x 4″ panel
- Watercolor Paper – three Build It Framelits die cuts
- Silver Foil Sheets – 1/2″ x 3-1/2″ strip, 1/2″ x 4-3/4″ strip
Stampin’ Up! items used to create this project: