Sunday, January 5, 2014

Valentine Trio by Allie Gower

Valentine Trio by Allie Gower



It’s almost time for Valentine’s Day. It does seem possible, there is love in the air. Maybe that’s just snow.


I started this project by cutting out three pairs of scalloped circles, 3 inches each. I attached them by folding the back scalloped circle as shown, and applying a thin line of iCraft tape.



I cut circles, and you can see I saved a little paper by cutting the doilies out of the middle of the white circles. I cut smaller circles from the patterned paper. These are attached together.

I wrapped a three inch piece of ribbon around each circle, and cut a separate piece of ribbon about two inches long, and tied it to the ribbon with red twine, cinching it with a button.



To finish off these valentines, I stamped sentiments from the {die}luxe Tiny Tags Combo Set onto each doily, and added a pair of tiny hearts dotted with rhinestones. One heart is glued to the background paper and another is floating on the edge of the doily.

Tip: when tying a bow with twine, place a small dab of liquid adhesive to keep it in place during shipping and frequent handling, rather than tying a bulky knot.



Recipe:

- Cardstock - Discount Cardstock
- Patterned Paper - October Afternoon
- Ribbon - Bo Bunny
- Twine - Coats & Clark
- Rhinestones - Want2Scrap
- Buttons - Buttons Galore
- Ink - Love Letters - Imagine Crafts
- Digital Die Cuts - Doily #42323 - Samantha Walker, Heart and Scalloped Circle, Regular Circles #23523 - Lori Whitlock
- Adhesive - Therm-o-Web, Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L

Hope you enjoyed this trio of Valentines today.
Stop by and see me at My Card Party.

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