Valentine's Day is almost here so I thought I'd stop by and show you a little somethin' somethin' I worked on today to keep in spirit. :)
I still have scraps galore of Sweet Divinity so I was staring at them wondering what I could make and I remembered a blog post I read before Christmas and thought..."Yes! That's what I can do!".
Kate Spain posted these adorable Christmas Cards with a tutorial and I used that as my inspiration....
Here's my take...
The only things I really did differently were instead of tracing my design on the front of the card, I traced it on the back so I didn't have to worry about lines showing up, because they would be covered by the backing paper anyway.
I also did stitching around the edge (which she also suggested) but I didn't like my original straight line around the heart (it looked like I was drunk when I did it...lol) so I decided to put my free motion foot on my machine and "clean it up a bit". :) No one will ever know I made a goof. Oh..well besides all of you.. oops. ;)
I think it looks cute and I really like the sketchy look of the stitches.
The last thing I did differently was instead of using paper to cover only the back side of the design, I cut a piece to cover the entire inside that was 1/8" less around all the edges. I did this because my card paper was red and I wanted white on the inside to write on. I also did not glue down the right side of the inside piece. This way the card will open and close nicely. :)
What are you making for Valentine's Day? I'd love to see!! :)