Friday, February 10, 2012

Valentine Card Inspired by I Heart Stationery

After reviewing Charlotte Rivers new book, I Heart Stationery: Fresh Inspirations for Handcrafted Cards, Note Cards, Journals, & Other Paper Goods, I just couldn’t stop myself from creating a hybrid Valentine card. I’ve been mostly a digi-girl; but that may be changing!

I was inspired with a minimalist sewn card idea by LA designer Victoria Vu, but went in a very different direction. Isn't that what inspiration is all about?

Valentine Card Inspired by I Heart StationeryNothing minimalist about this card which employs paper cutting, hand doodling, image transferring, and semi-calligraphy. Never heard of semi-calligraphy? Please read on. I may have invented it. It's for those of us who failed penmanship ...

Full directions are found in Heart-Themed Card.

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