Monday, February 13, 2012

Miyako's Valentine Frame

OK - I haven't posted much last week because I had been under the covers and under the weather. I am 100% better and am now catching up to some half baked projects on my table.............this one is an oldie previously posted on my blog here. It was first made much smaller in size. This one will fit in a A2 envelope. I always loved this beautiful paper which has been retired from SU called Sending Love DSP. Only one 12x12 sheet was used so I still have lots left!!!! Hah! Finished project size is 4-1/4" x 5-1/8" and of course using the wonderful and cute stamps from Sister Stamps release #5 which can be purchased from Pineapple Cove.

Remove the belly band to review the inside:
Unfolding the inside: the perfect heart size was cut 11.513x9.438 using my Silhouette Cameo with my SCAL3 (sure cuts a lot) program. The heart shape is from the SCAL3 library. There was enough paper to cut the belly band and the mat for the frame.

This frame (and belly band) is made using two Martha Stewart punches: French Scroll Boarder and French Scroll Corner. Copic markers used: R29, E21, W4, W7, W10, R81, R46

And, here is a close-up of Miyako showing the Stardust Stickles on the heart.
Here's what the back of the frame showing how it is easily propped up.
To make this card: here are the pieces
(1) 11-1/2" x 9-1/2 (approx) heart cut using any two sided pattern paper
(1) belly band about 1-1/4" x 9" long
(1) 4-1/8" x 5 Red CS for the frame
(1) 2-7/8" x 3-3/4" pattern designer paper
(1) 2-3/8" x 3-1/4" White (stamped Miyako image and message)
(1) Large Oval White punched "for you" stamped image
(1) Red Punched Scallop Oval

Use the Martha Stewart French Scroll punches as shown:

To make the Heart envelope, position the punched frame onto the heart. Completely score all four sides outside the frame:

Last step: apply sticky tape to the frame back, then apply the stand to complete the frame.

  • Stamps: Miyako Sister Stamps, SU Holidays & Wishes (retired), SU Mini Mates (retired)

  • CS: SU Sending Love DSP (retired), Red, Nennah White

  • Ink: Momento Black

  • Accys: Martha Stewart French Scroll Boarder and Corner Punch, SU Scallop Oval Punch, SU Large Oval Punch, Stardust Stickles, Dimensionals, Copic Pens as listed above.

Thank you for stopping by and a happy and healthy crafting day to you all..................


Leanne said...

This is beautiful!! Thanks for sharing the design and the how-to. Love it!

Panda8ngel said...

Wow...whoever is getting this is very lucky. It is a beautiful Valentine! Great Job!

Jan Castle said...

What a cute card Patti! My computer is on the fritz today,so thankful for my I-pad! So I can leave a comment!
Paper Hugs,

Gina said...

So beautiful! And, of course original. Happy Valentine Day to you and R tomorrow!

Love ya!