Delivering Warm Hugs

Hi everyone! I hope you’re having a fabulous week and not working too hard, regardless of where you’re working! Affiliate links are used in this post at no cost to you – I really appreciate your support! I’m stoked to be back on the CutCardStock blog today with an awesome DT inspiration project featuring cardstock from our gorgeous line of Curious Metallic that’s on sale this month! Be sure to stock up – this is one of my many favorites! I created a pretty thinking of you card with Curious Metallic White Gold cardstock and Curious Metallic Gold Leaf cardstock along with an alcohol pearls background beneath the Paper Rose Gum Leaf Border Die.

I started by creating a vellum background panel. I dropped Ranger Elixir and Radiant Alcohol Pearls onto the vellum and pounced a Ranger Alcohol Ink Applicator Tool with Felt to distribute the alcohol pearls, then trimmed the panel. I cut a standard A2 size top-folding card base from Curious Metallic White Gold cardstock along with a border using the Paper Rose Gum Leaf Border Die. The die was actually created to cut directly into the card base so I tweaked it a bit and created a separate panel that I could adhere my alcohol pearl background beneath and then adhere both to the front of the card base. Using my Spellbinders Glimmer Hot Foil System, Spellbinders Glimmer Gold Foil, and Spellbinders Glimmer Hot Foil Mini Christmas Sentiment Strips Plate and Die Set, I created a sentiment strip on Neenah Classic Baronial Ivory cardstock which I trimmed and adhered across the bottom of the card front on a double-sided adhesive foam strip. I added several gemstones from the Trinity Stamps Andradite Sparkle Embellishment Mix using the Trinity Pick Up Stick.

I cut the inside panel from Neenah Classic Baronial Ivory cardstock and embellished it with narrow strips of Curious Metallic White Gold cardstock and Curious Metallic Gold Leaf cardstock. I stamped the sentiment from the Waffle Flower Essential Sentiments stamp set in Memento Cottage Ivy ink and layered the panel on gold leaf cardstock.

And one more peek… this cardstock is SO pretty and makes card designs absolutely pop! Love how this turned out!

Sharing in the following challenges:
1. A Perfect Time To Craft Open Challenge: 33-2022 – Anything Goes
2. Classic Design Team Challenge: March #3 – Anything Goes
3. Crafting Happiness Challenges: #121 – March Anything Goes Always
4. Paperbabe Stamps: #162 – Anything Goes
5. The Crafter’s Cafe Challenge Blog: #282 – Make Your Own Background

CutCardStock products used:
Curious Metallic White Gold cardstock
Curious Metallic Gold Leaf cardstock
Neenah Classic Baronial Ivory cardstock

Other products used:
Paper: 36# vellum
Stamps: Waffle Flower Essential Sentiments stamp set
Ink: Ranger Elixir and Radiant Alcohol Pearls, Memento Cottage Ivy ink
Dies/Punches: Paper Rose Gum Leaf Border Die
Accessories: We R Memory Keepers Large Guillotine Paper Trimmer, We R Memory Keepers Mini Guillotine Paper Trimmer, Ranger Alcohol Ink Applicator Tool with Felt, Spellbinders Glimmer Hot Foil System, Spellbinders Glimmer Gold Foil, Spellbinders Glimmer Hot Foil Mini Christmas Sentiment Strips Plate and Die Set, Bearly Art precision craft glue, Big Shot, MISTI stamp tool, Darice Double-Sided Adhesive Foam Strips, Trinity Stamps Andradite Sparkle Embellishment Mix, Trinity Pick Up Stick

I hope you’ve enjoyed today’s project and you’re inspired to get crafty! Be sure to check out all the awesome cardstock and other goodies at CutCardStock (adhesives, labels, stickers, pens, watercolors and ribbon to name a few). And head on over to the CutCardStock Facebook Page for more inspiration! Thanks so much for stopping by today – we’ll see you next time!

Scrappy hugs,

Author: Leslie

I'm definitely what one could consider a crafting junkie! I love making cards, 3-D projects (especially paper shoes, mini albums and gift bags), mixed media projects, altering items, as well as occasional beading and making jewelry! Fortunately, hubby is very supportive! Life is good! :D

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