Valentine Card with Heart Opening

In the midst of getting all my new product, I had an idea for a Valentine card that was inspired by a challenge on the Moxie Fab World blog - create a card with a window (Challenge #60).  I've had this heart shaped LOVE stamp for a while that I have never used.  For the last two weeks, I've been pulling it out of my stamp box trying to come up with a unique way to use it.  When I saw Cath's challenge to create a card with a window, I knew exactly how I would create my card.  I used my cricut to cut the card (7x5) and with the gypsy I was able to place and then cut my heart shaped window right where I wanted it.  I cut the opening 1/4" larger than my stamped heart shape.

My paper is from the Pear & Partridge paper pack (a Christmas paper!) but I love this print and think it has a romantic feel to it.   To make it even more romantic, I added the Colonial White Rosette Ribbon around the edge of the opening and then added little pearl opaque adhesive gems.   My pleated ribbon at the bottom of the card is Color Ready Seam Binding ribbon that is just plain - no color added.  After cutting out the coordinating heart image with the Artiste cartridge, I stamped my heart shaped LOVE with Desert Sand Pigment ink and used clear detail embossing powder to give it a shine.  Foam tape was added to the back of the heart so that it would pop up into the window.

Recipe for 5x7 card:
Colonial White Cardstock
Pear & Partridge Paper (X7162B)
Love (A1131)
Colonial White Rosette Ribbon (Z1800)
Color Ready Seam Binding Ribbon (Z1732)
Pearl Opaque Adhesive Gems (Z1336)
Desert Sand Pigment Ink (Basic Set - Z2503)
Clear Detail Embossing Powder (Z821)
Artiste Cricut Cartridge (Z1790)

Thanks for stopping by! 


  1. Hey Gina! Thanks for linking this up to the Make a Card with a Window Challenge in the Moxie Fab World! I'm so glad you joined in on all the fun! :)


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