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Monday, August 2, 2021

Heart 2 Heart - Full Circle

Welcome to this week's Heart 2 Heart challenge!

We are going full circle this week - make sure you use circles on your project. 

I used several circles - the background pattern, the sentiment shapes and the centre of the flower are all circles. 

This card is based on a gorgeous card created by Susan Opel for Scrapbooks and Cards Today. I loved her design and wanted to try it in a different colour scheme. 

The background was created using a circle stencil (die cut from the Artbooking Cricut cartridge) on black cardstock with Black Diamond Stickles. That piece was mounted on craft foam and then on Blue Belle glitter paper. I cut the centre out of the Blue Belle glitter paper as only the edges show - no point in wasting all that great paper! 

The sentiment was stamped and die cut with the Stitched Circle Dies and the outline was die cut with the next largest circle. I cut some strips of patterned paper and dovetailed the edges. They were placed side by side. The flower and leaves were stamped in black and and left uncoloured. I added some shimmer on the flowers and leaves using the Clear Shimmer Brush. 


Come and join us at Heart 2 Heart and show us how you interpret the Full Circle challenge! 

You have until the end of August to link up your project. 

We can’t wait to see what you create! 

Products used are Close To My Heart unless otherwise indicated: 

Paper: Mix-In Paper Packs, Wander Paper Pack, White Daisy Cardstock, Black Cardstock, Blue Belle Glitter Paper, Neenah Solar White Cardstock 

Stamps: Daisy Meadows Scrapbooking, Chelsea Gardens Cardmaking, You Brighten My Day 

Inks: Black

Accessories: Cricut Artbooking Collection, Stitched Circle Thin Cuts, Basic Circle Thin Cuts, Daisy Meadows Scrapbooking Thin Cuts, Chelsea Gardens Cardmaking Thin Cuts, Black Diamond Stickles, Daisy Meadows Dots, Clear Shimmer Brush, Craft Foam (not CTMH)

Enjoy,

Alyson


1 comment:

  1. Beautiful card! Love the blue bell glitter paper! I also love the subtle glitter circles with the diamond stickles on the black!

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