Close To My Heart – Love Lives Here

Today’s handmade card has been created for the new challenge at Aud Sentiments challenge blog #244 that starts today.

The theme for this challenge is Love or Valentine Sentiment.

For my card I have used a digi image from Digi Doodle Studios called Close To My Heart

Handmade card using a digi image from Digi Doodle Studios called Close To My Heart

Here is a tutorial on how I created this card.

You will need :

8″ by 8″ White Card
Digi Doodle Studios Digi Image Called Close To My Heart
Chameleon Pens
The Paper Boutique Meet Me In Paris – Paper Kit
The Paper Boutique Secret Romance – All You Need Is Love Doily Die Collection
The Paper Boutique Secret Romance – Sentiments Volume X Die Collection
The Paper Boutique Secret Romance – Embellishment Die Collection
White Card
Purple Card
Silver Gems
Wet Glue / Double Sided Tape
Foam Pads

Instructions:

Print off the digi image and then choose two papers from the paper kit and one sentiment die.

Layer one:
Cut a square from purple card measuring 19 cms by 19 cms.
Cut a square from white card measuring 18.5 cms by 18.5 cms.
Cut a square from one of the papers measuring 18 cms by 18 cms.
Matt and layer together and attach to the card base.

Layer two:
Using the heart doily die, cut the matt die from purple card.
Cut the heart doily die from the second paper.
Matt and layer together and attach to the card base at a slight angle.

Layer three:
Using one of the small heart dies, cut the matt die from white card.
Cut the heart die from purple card.
Matt and layer together and attach to the card base using foam pads, slightly over lapping layer one and two.

Layer four:
Colour in the digi image.
For my image I used Chameleon pens.

Skin: Nuoo
Hair: Br2
Clothes: Pr4, Vo4
Hearts: Rd4

Cut out the digi image leaving a small white border.
Then attach to the card base using double foam pads, slightly over lapping all layers.

Layer five:
Using a sentiment die, cut the matt die form white card.
Cut the sentiment from purple card.
Matt and layer together and attach to the card base on the bottom left.

To finish add silver gems to the heart doily die cut.

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Thank you for visiting my blog and please feel free to follow and make any of my handmade card tutorials.

If you would like to see other cards using Chameleon pens please have a look here:

May All Your Wishes Come True

Happy Birthday : A Beautiful Garden

The Essence of Christmas : Merry Christmas

It’s Your Birthday

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Challenges I would like to enter are:

Digi Doodles Studios Challenge 24 – It’s A Love Thing

Always Fun Challenge 148 – Anything Goes

Crafting Happiness Challenges 34 – Anything Goes ( Twist Hearts)

Dream Valley Challenge 218 – Love

Get Creative Challenge 88 – Use Hearts

Simon Says Challenge With Love – Anything Goes



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3 thoughts on “Close To My Heart – Love Lives Here”

  1. Oh yay! I’m so glad you’ve added your card to our challenge Lisa! Absolutely fantastic colouring! Her dress has such an awesome shine! beautiful soft paper and gorgeous die cuts! I especially love the doily heart with your added gems! Thanks for sharing this with us at Digi Doodle Studios!
    Linda

  2. Elaine says:

    Fabulous colouring. Elaine

  3. Tinz says:

    What a gorgeous card – I love your background heart so much, and your colouring is fab,

    Hugz Tinz

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