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Saturday Blog Hop: Kids' Valentine

Hello! Thanks for joining us on the Create with Connie & Mary Saturday Blog Hop! The theme for this week was Kids' Valentines. My card is more along the lines of one that I could give to my kids. I thought that it would be fun to create a heart stencil. Believe it or not, this is not really something that I have done before! I'm really thrilled with the way that it turned out. It's so easy you are going to want to try it!

To create the stencil, I first punched a heart out of a piece of cardstock. The cardstock just needs to be large enough that you don't get ink where you don't want it! Then using my Blending Brushes and a fun cheery colour combo, I started adding my hearts to a piece of Basic White cardstock. I started with Polished Pink, then added Daffodil Delight and Bermuda Bay.

The sentiment was heat embossed in white on Basic Grey and cut out with a shape from the Potted Succulents Dies. I then layered it on top of a vellum heart that I punched out with the same Heart Punch Pack that I used for the stencil.

Then I just added a few fun embellishments, the stamped hearts, the matte dots and a little bow.

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For more fun and inspiration, be sure to either click back to see Mary's project or next to check out Cindy's! Then enjoy the rest of the blog hop to see everyone's beautiful projects!


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