Heart Cards: Lace Hearts

My cards for today are made using heart die cuts. They can be used as Valentines Day cards, Thank You cards, I Miss You cards, or any other sentiment that goes with hearts. I chose to use the Thank You Sentiment on some of them. For the die cutting, I used a Spellbinders Platinum with a 8.5 inch platform. This is the larger machine that allows you to cut from 8.5″ wide pages. I used to use a Cricut Cuttlebug machine, but found that intricate dies didn’t always cut well. It’s great for the Thinlits or Framelits, but one of the dies I’m using today, called Lace Hearts by Spellbinders, has lots of small areas and finer details that might not cut as well with the Cuttlebug.

Sometimes, when you use dies, there are scraps of paper left over. I didn’t want to just set them aside for later, so I ended up using them to create additional cards. So, today, I have four cards for you. I had fun deciding which specialty paper to use and how to pair them with the die cuts. I hope you enjoy watching and I hope you’ll give them a try.

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Specialty Papers

Cricut Shimmer Paper Wine Red and Silver : https://www.cricut.com/en_us/cutting-materials/shimmer-paper-sampler-classic.html

Paper Junkie Colored Vellum Red: https://amzn.to/2LE8AX6
Cricut Metallic Vellum Sampler: https://amzn.to/3sKoaRM
Silver Foil Paper (comes with other colors too): https://amzn.to/3642dmO

Cardstock

Neenah Solar White Classic Crest 110lb Cardstock (for the card base): https://amzn.to/3ljFvfv

Dies

Hero Arts DI348 Fancy Die, Heart Confetti: https://amzn.to/2M0ds8U

OR

Sizzix Framelits Heart Dies 6 pk: https://amzn.to/3o1Hjex

Art C Stamp and Cut Alphabet:
https://www.myartc.com/product/die-stamp-combo-small-uppercase-serif

Die Cutting Machine

Spellbinders Platinum 8.5 Inch Platform Cutting Machine + Die, White: https://amzn.to/394vL5O

Adhesives

Scrapbook Adhesives Easy Runner Grand: https://amzn.to/3mA0jjO

Tombow Mono Liquid Adhesive: https://amzn.to/37DhjRI

Double Sided Adhesive 1/8″: https://shrsl.com/2qrn4

Double Sided Adhesive 1/4″: https://shrsl.com/2qrnc

Other

Fiskars Sure Cut 9″ Paper Trimmer: https://amzn.to/2WzlUhq

Quickstick Precision Pick Up and Place Tool: https://amzn.to/3nOYjEt (Used to place purple hearts on silver holographic paper)

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