Love Birds Card

Betsy Veldman
Love Birds Card

SUPPLIES:  Cardstock: (Slipper embossed) Bazzill Basics Paper; (black, white, kraft) Papertrey Ink  Patterned paper: (Edith Fitzbolt from Craft Fair collection) American Crafts  Rubber stamp: (Pin Dot Scrapblock) Cornish Heritage Farms  Clear stamps: (Blossom Trees) Tattered Angels; (circular sentiment from Love Songs set) Papertrey Ink   Pigment ink: (Fresh Snow) Papertrey Ink  Watermark ink: Tsukineko  Chalk ink: (Creamy Brown) Clearsnap  Specialty ink: (Dark Chocolate hybrid) Papertrey Ink  Accent: (green button) Papertrey Ink  Rub-on: (you and me) Heidi Grace Designs  Sticker: (two little lovebirds) Heidi Grace Designs  Fibers: (black stitched ribbon) Papertrey Ink; (jute twine) The Beadery  Die: (heart) Provo Craft  Tools: (border punch) Fiskars; (decorative-edge scissors) Provo Craft; (circle cutter) Creative Memories  Finished size: 4 1/4" x 5 1/2"



Ink all edges.

1 Make card from cardstock.

2 Punch bottom edge of cardstock piece and adhere.

3 Stitch piece of patterned paper and adhere.

4 Adhere ribbon; thread button with twine and tie to ribbon.

5 Mat sticker with cardstock, trim with decorative-edge scissors, and adhere with foam tape.



1 Stamp Pin Dot Scrapblock and tree image on inside of card.

2 Stamp circular sentiment on cardstock. Use circle cutter to create tire. Tie on twine and adhere.

3 Die-cut heart, mat with cardstock, and trim with decorative-edge scissors. Adhere heart and apply rub-on.

4 Trim patterned paper strips, ink edges, and adhere.


Designer Tip

When stitching, stitch paper pieces before you adhere them to your card. This leaves the inside of your card clean and neat.


Valentine's Day Projects

If you love this card, you'll find more great Valentine creations in the January/February 2010 issue of Paper Crafts magazine.



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Love Birds Card
I really liked this card except I was hoping for a picture of the inside also. What is all the advertisement on a page when one wants to print the card and instructions. Maybe you can pass that along. I do love the card very much. Thank you
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