papertrey ink december release day
shaker heart embellishments

stitched sentiments revisited

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Happy New Year! I hope that this upcoming 2016 year brings everything good. One good thing here? My girls go back to school on Monday. I am ready :)

The first of the month means that it is time for the Papertrey Ink senior design team challenge. This month we are revisiting the Stitched Sentiments set. I love how wonderful this set can be for so many different occasions and I used it to create some cards that are perfect for sending some love on Valentine's Day or just because to someone special.

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I pulled out the "love" Quick Stitch Sentiment die and tucked the sentiment that I stitched up with some embroidery floss into the little embroidery hoop frame from the Stitched Sentiments set. 

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I stamped the companion sentiment from the Stitched Sentiments set onto the banner die and trimmed off the left side so I could have it coming out of the frame. A little Sweet Blush felt heart tacks down the left side of the banner just perfectly.

This is just a simply sweet card to share with a special loved one in your life!

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For this next card, I had to use the embroidery hoop to make a shaker element for my card. I filled it with some clear sprinkles and hearts that I had die cut with the Cover Plate: Hearts die. I added a sentiment from the new Keep it Simple: Love set onto a kraft banner die cut.

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The coordinating papers on the top and bottom of the card are stamped with some of the cross stitch elements in the Stitched Sentiments set. I went for a tone on tone look stamping Sweet Blush ink onto Sweet Blush cardstock.

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Make sure to visit the rest of the Papertrey Ink senior design team to see the projects that they created with the Stitched Sentiments set: BetsyDawnDanielle, and Melissa.

The Papertrey Ink January release will be here before you know it - thank you so much for stopping by today!

Supplies:

all supplies from Papertrey Ink unless noted

Love is the Thread Card

size: 5 1/2" x 4 1/4"

stamps: Stitched Sentiments

ink: True Black, Dark Chocolate

cardstock: Fresh Snow Linen, Sweet Blush, kraft

other: Stitched Sentiments dies, Quick Stitch Sentiment die, Sweet Blush felt, embroidery floss (DMC)

I Love You Shaker Card

size: 4 1/4" x 5 1/2"

stamps: Stitched Sentiments, Keep it Simple: Love

ink: True Black, Dark Chocolate, Sweet Blush

cardstock: Fresh Snow Linen, Sweet Blush, kraft, clear

other: Stitched Sentiments die, Cover Plate: Hearts dies, Double Ended Banners die, double sided foam adhesive sheet

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