Thursday, March 5, 2020

Love in Stitches


Today's card is being entered into the following challenges:
Paper Smooches Anything Goes
Simon Says: Something Feminine
AAA Cards CAS Game #160 - Maxi White Space + optional twist Metallic

For this card I started out by die cutting the frame for the needle point work to go inside of. To create dimension I cut that out four times. Once, with the wood veneer and the other times with white cardstock. Before die cutting, I ran all four sheets through my Xyron. That makes it easier on me because I don't have to fuss with gluing the pieces together afterwards. I pulled off the part that reveals the sticky side for the wood veneer. Then placed that on top of the first white cardstock and followed that step with the second and third piece. As for the bottom piece of cardstock I didn't detach the part to reveal the sticky side until I was done with my card. But I did place it over the card to get an idea of where I wanted it.

Then, I began my stamp layering process. Which is made and easy with the use of my We R Precision Press Advanced. So what I did was laid the first stamp on top of the card base. Then I had that attached to the first glass mat. Then I laid the next stamp on top of that and applied it to the next mat. This system helps me with things like multiple step stamping too. After that was all done.

Then I realized that I wanted to show off that it was "needlepoint" by stamping the little needle. And I heat embossed that. Then I stamped the little string part right on top of it. But since it was already heat embossed. The ink didn't stick to the heat embossed part, just the remaining cardstock. I then applied the die cut wood veneer frame by detaching the last part which revealed the sticky side.

Stamps: Paper Smooches In Stitches
Paper: CTMH White Daisy, ARC Crafts BARC Wood White Birch
Ink: CTMH Bashful, Candy Apple, Tsukineko Galaxy Gold
Accessories: Ranger Embossing Powder Clear

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Thank you for stopping by!

Happy Crafting,


  1. Sweet card, love the cross stitch design. Thanks for playing at AAA Cards, hope to see you join in with future challenges too.

  2. Adorable! Thanks for playing along with us at AAACards!

  3. Such a beautiful card! Love those cross stiches! Thanks for joining AAA Cards! Hugs Åsa