Confetti Hearts Card Tutorial

Confetti Hearts Card Tutorial :

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Those who are regulars at my blog would know that I’m totally not into Scrap-booking or related paper-crafts. I knew that some or the other time I would have to take that one big step and try them for the sake of having variety crafts on my blog. Well so being a novice to this field I felt like I was pushing myself to drown myself into an ocean full of whales, sharks, stamps,inkpads,embossing and what not! I was scared till now of what to buy, where to start, how to do because there seem to be too much of a syllabus to master! So I had a little email chat with Priya Sivaraj from who was very kind enough to answer all my beginners stupid doubts and of course I bought my first cardmaking supplies from her πŸ™‚ Next bunch of thanks and hugs goes to Dr.Sonia SV from CardsandSchoolprojects for her very valuable post on beginners stamping tips&techniques (HERE) from where I felt like yes that looks easy enough πŸ™‚

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Enough of background stories and straight to my Confetti Hearts Card πŸ™‚

Materials Required to make Confetti Hearts Card :

  • Faber castell Watercolor Pencil
  • Heidi Swapp Stamp set : love sentiments
  • Inkadinkado stamp set : Heart sets
  • Craft zigZag scissors : Faber castell
  • White Cardstock
  • Glue
  • Bakers twine
  • Washi tape
  • Memento’s black Inkpad

Step by Step Procedure to make Confetti Hearts Card :

I have used a 4″x6″Β  cardstock ( landscape and portrait each) for these cards. You can get these my cutting out your A4 cardstock into 1/2 the size and since Im yet to recieve my Fiskars Trim and Scoreboard, I had to do a messy cut with my scissors!

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So for preparation, I stamped out little hearts from this Inkadinkado stampset with memento’s inkpad and colored them with shades of pink,orange and reds from faber castell watercolorΒ pencils. I gave an even color distribution by coloring over them with wet paintbrush and then cut them out one by one.

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For the card base, I made a contrast border by sticking washi tape all through the edges and also made a smaller size layer by cutting another cardstock with help of zigzag scissors from faber castell. I tied up the bakers twine across the cut out zigzag layer and made a kutti bow in the front ( I forgot to do that for second card πŸ˜› )

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After securing the layer over the base card, I pasted the confetti hearts in random order and stamped out “Love you” sentiment from Heidi swapp stamp set. ( I have only black inkpad for now else I would actually have preferred a coloured ink for the sentiment :()

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I made two of these – one in landscape layout with black polka dot washi tape and the other in portrait with multicolorΒ triangle patterned washi tape. Which one did you like the most? I like the polka dots ones although I wish I had remembered to add the twine part for this one as well πŸ™

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    1. Thankyou pooja πŸ™‚ im just a beginner and this is my 2nd card πŸ˜› will improvise more with all inspirations from your challenges πŸ™‚

    1. Thankyou shubra πŸ™‚ I hope to learn more about cardmaking and come up with better ones in future πŸ˜‰

    1. Thankyou dhiyana πŸ™‚ This card is almost like a kids activity but I guess as i progress I wil be able to come at par with other paper crafters πŸ™‚ You have a lovely blog there and our blogs seem to have started around the same time πŸ˜€ Happy 1st blogiversary!!!!

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