Jan 23 2008

Modern Valentine

Published by at 2 40 am under Stampin' Up! Projects,Valentines

When I think of a Valentine, I naturally think in the realm of something nostaligic, vintage, old and pretty. Well, not today! I needed a third quick and simple card for my Hostess Club tomorrow. They loved the pocket hearts donelast week for an SCS challenge, so I went with that idea, but *modernized* this pocket heart when compared to this one I did last week. Here’s my modern version:

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Simple and quick. The card is white, stamped with the Tres Chic background stamp in black. The heart template found herewas traced onto red cardstock, cut out and scored where indicated to make the folds. The cut out heart was stamped in red ink with the Sanded background stamp on both sides (necessary because the pocket that shows is the back side of the heart cutout). Edges were sponged just to finish them off a bit and 2 black brads were inserted to keep the closure together. Attaching the heart pocket to the card and adding the ribbon finishes it off!!! For inserts for the pocket I just stamped the heart from Always two times and cut out. They are loose in the pocket. I’ll let each girl make as many hearts as she wants for the pocket. Thought this would be a nice card for DH and/or Dad and everyone in the family could have their own heart in the pocket to sign and/or write a little mesage on.

That’s it for tonight!!! Thanks so much for stopping in!!! Havea great day!!! Oh, and thank you all, too, for letting me know you are receiving the Feedblitz notifications. I truly appreciate it!!! Thanks much!!!

27 responses so far

27 Responses to “Modern Valentine”

  1. Silke Ledlow says:

    I love it!!! Great card – the black and red combo is fabulous!!!

  2. Theresa says:

    I love this card! My workshop is classic Red/Black for Valentines Day and will add this card as a bonus! (If that’s OK). Thanks for sharing! P.S. My hubby will be getting this one as well. Thanks!

  3. Sabrina aka okimom2girlz says:

    So classy! Love it, love it. Thank you Sharon for coming up with these simple yet elegant cards.

  4. JoAnn (sarahzoe) says:

    Awesome, Sharon. Love the red/black/white combo. Beautiful hearts, fun background, pretty ribbon. Can’t wait to make it tonight. Already know where it’s going. See you later.

  5. Joani says:

    Adorable. I love the colors, and the brads make it look like a shirt!
    Great work ~ as always!
    Hugs,
    Joani

  6. Janine says:

    Love that combination of colors…

  7. Dawn E. says:

    Beautiful! Love the classic feel of the red and black!

  8. flossie says:

    This is beautiful, love the black and white and that fantastic ribbon

  9. I love your card and hope to case it for an upcoming class – thank you so much. I was wondering if you could share the details of your hostess club with me, it sounds intriguing. Have a great day, Jackie (aka Pampered Stamper on splitcoast)

  10. bronih says:

    Wow, Sharon! I LOVE this! Very sleek, modern and beautiful!!!

  11. Laura says:

    Gorgeous, stunning…so dramatic in Black and Red! Love the pocket, and how you kept it so uncluttered (my biggest dowfall LOL!).

  12. Debbie (DeborahLynneS) says:

    Wow– the red just *pops* out at you from the black and white!!! I loved the heart pocket challenge– so easy, and so cute!!!

  13. Karen says:

    Gorgeous Sharon. I love the black white and red, and the Always stamp set.

  14. LeAnne says:

    Okay, that’s it. Now you have pushed me over the edge wanting this stamp set! This is just gorgeous – just my style, simple & easy This rocks! So do you!

  15. All I can say is WOW! LOVE, LOVE, LOVE this card.

  16. Charlotte B says:

    Gorgeous card. Very elegant.

  17. What a beautiful card! I love this. TFS 🙂

  18. joyk says:

    Beautiful! Can’t go wrong with red, black and white! Love that heart from
    the Always set!

  19. Deb Neerman says:

    Very striking, Sharon!! I just love this card … and that background stamp is da bomb!

    TFS!

  20. Cheryl says:

    What a gorgeous card!

  21. Jerri Jimenez says:

    Too funny Sharon, I just realized I posted my comment on your Valentine Bundle instead of here, you should get a good laugh. This is the card I meant to leave “Beautiful with a sexy twist to it. Your hubby will love it.” What can I say, I’ve been distractedly lately!

  22. Susan says:

    Oh my, I admire your art, Sharon and I wanted to say that I just recieved the Tres Chic stamp, my neighbor’s part of a Stamp Club and I told her I would wait until her month to order it and so it’s been a loooooong time that I’ve waited. I get to play with it tonight. Your card here is a definite inspiration. Thanks very much.

    Susan

    PS I am going to have to bookmark your blog~~~I’m tried of going through my gallery comments to *find* you.

  23. leslierich says:

    I think this is just beautiful! The background is gorgeous with the hearts. So elegant!

  24. Karen Wallace says:

    Here is a link I made a couple and uploaded them to Split Coast but it won’t let me post on the other link? I’m new to forums so haven’t figured them out yet, I love the pocket heart!!
    Karen Wallace
    http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/showgallery.php?cat=500&ppuser=158153

  25. This is a fantastic card- I love it!

  26. Rose Ann says:

    I saw these on SCS last week. I LOVE yours, Sharon!! Sooooo beautiful!!

  27. ann wood says:

    I really like this card,, I’ts awesome where did you get the template to copy the heart?/ I would like to do this card at my next workshop? thanks you can reply at [email protected]

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