Valentine’s Day or Special Occasion Card

Valentine’s Day is around the corner! Today’s card is perfect for the occasion or any special occasion! I made it using supplies from the December 2021 Card Kit of the Month from Spellbinders called, “Beauty Everywhere.”

I used two pieces of pattern paper from the kit along with the die cut shapes (the doily and the words and the sequins). The butterfly is a stamp from the kit that I stamped with versa mark ink and heat embossed with pink embossing powder. Now, I didn’t have an embossing powder that matched exactly the pink color already on the pattern paper, so I used a Zig Memory System waterproof marker in salmon to color over the embossed butterfly and wiped off the excess ink with my finger before the ink dried.

The bird and flowers were black and white, but I used a Zig clean color brush marker (watercolor marker) in light carmine and a paint brush with water to achieve the right color of pink for those images. I added some glittery shine to the breast of the bird with Scrapbook.com’s pops of color in glitter silver.

The pretty pink vertical border aligned with the black edge was die cut with the die and pink cardstock from the kit. (I just trimmed off part of the die cut, which you can see in the video below.

To see an unboxing of the Card Kit of the Month:

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Adhesive

Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L 3L EZ Runner Permanent Adhesive, Value Pack:
https://amzn.to/3c0Uvg4

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

Dies / Die Cut Shapes / Die Cutting Machine
Spellbinders Platinum 6 Die Cutting Machine: https://shrsl.com/3atf4
The die I used to cut the pink border came in the card kit of the month, linked below

If you’d like to buy just the paper pad or the die cut shapes here are this link:
Paper pad or die cut shapes: https://shrsl.com/3dmiz (The chipboard frames are not sold separately).

Embellishments
Pops of Color Glitter Silver: https://shrsl.com/3dnec

Markers/Paint Brush
Zig Memory System Scroll and Brush Markers (I used salmon color): https://amzn.to/2M8eeA2 (These are waterproof and will work on top of embossing)

Zig Clean Color Brush Pens (I used light carmine): https://amzn.to/3bKg1VO Or
https://shrsl.com/3dmrk (These are waterbased and I was able to create a lighter color by adding water)

Sterling Studio paint brushes: https://amzn.to/3zRCx9L (I used the 2/0 size)

Spellbinders Card Kit of the Month
Subscription: https://shrsl.com/3djh0
December 2021 Beauty is Everywhere Kit (a la carte): https://shrsl.com/3djgv

If you’d like to buy just the paper pad or the die cut shapes here are this link:
Paper pad or die cut shapes: https://shrsl.com/3dmiz (The chipboard frames are not sold separately).

Tools

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

Pick up tool (used to pick up the sequins and place them): https://amzn.to/3stAdn7

Used but not shown in video:

To stamp the butterfly, I used the stamp that comes in the kit and my

Anti-static pouch: https://amzn.to/3cgrTk5

Versa Mark Stamp pad for embossing: https://amzn.to/2VhDzcy

We R Memory Keepers Precision Press Stamping Platform
https://amzn.to/3pmcItB

I embossed the butterfly with

Heat Tool for Heat Embossing, comes with 4 embossing powders: https://amzn.to/2LIstw2

Embossing powder set of pastel colors (I used a pink one): https://www.joann.com/hampton-art-a-la-mode-16-pk-embossing-powder-set-pastel/1449677.html

Tidy Tray to catch embossing powder: https://amzn.to/3t1gBX2

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