If you missed the card I made with the light pink heart, you can find the post and the link for the file download HERE.
I love traditional red and white Valentine cards but I decided to try some different colors for this card.
Here are the pieces of this card. I cut a card base of 5 1/2 x 11 inches from a piece of 8 1/2 x 11 cardstock for a 5 1/2 x 5 1/2 folded card. The brown layer is 5 1/4 x 5 1/4 inches and the coral glitter cardstock layer is 5 x 5 inches.
In this closer view you can see the difference in texture and shine in the three card layers.
I cut a piece of ribbon in half lengthwise and removed the wire from the edge of the ribbon. I get these big spools of ribbon from Costco at a great price - usually about $8 for 50 yards of ribbon.
I used the same technique of applying ScorTape to the edges of the back of the cut and then carefully adding the ribbon to fit the curves of the heart shape. You need to overlap the ribbon a bit but the middle section is very thin and sheer so it is easy to shape the ribbon to fit.
If you would like to see how the tape is used you can click HERE to see the post for the other variation of this image.
I chose to have the fold at the top of the card. Here is a close up side view showing the layers again.
I used the Print Then Cut option in Design Space to cut the hearts. I rotated one heart and attached the two images to make them fit on one piece of cardstock for printing.
When you upload the PNG file for this image to Design Space, you need to be sure to check "complex image" to preserve all of the colors in the gradient effect.
If you choose "Simple image" the colors will be reduced and you will see this "bulls-eye" in the middle of the heart.
You also need to be sure that you save as a Print Then Cut image. You can always change the shape to a plain cut using the options in the layers panel.
You can download the PNG file for the heart image HERE. If you do download and use this image, I'd love to see what you make.
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Finally, the free image set available to use this week is the Simple Pop-Up Cards cartridge. This is a part of the Cricut Access so if you don't need to rush if you have already signed up for Cricut Access. If you don't have Cricut Access you can make any or all of these cards this week for free!
I hope you are having a crafty day!
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