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Easy and Elegant Valentines

January 28, 2019

If you are looking for easy and elegant Valentine ideas (which would also be great for wedding and anniversary cards, too!), look no further than today’s inspiration with Sherry Hester.

Sherry’s grey and white color scheme gives a modern look to these designs. This scheme is also great for masculine cards, too.

Design details: Adhere Antique Gray card stock cut to 5″ x 3-3/4″ to card base. White emboss background stamp on white card stock, die cut using large heart, and sponge Hickory Smoke over top. Adhere to card with foam tape. Add small red heart to heart locket and adhere to large heart. Add a red twine bow. Ink sentiment in Versafine Crimson Red and stamp. Add small hearts

for the products featured on the card above

51-493 Heart Balloons
51-489 Heart Charms
30-532 Love Sentiments
40-489 Elaborate

Design details: Adhere red card stock cut to 5-1/2″ x 3-3/4″ onto white card base. Add sheer silver ribbon strips to Antique Gray card stock cut slightly narrower, and glue to card front. Place heart frame and large heart together and die cut together. Sponge Hickory Smoke in center of heart. Die cut locket heart from white and heavily sponge with Hickory Smoke, add small locket heart, and adhere to large heart. Die cut Script Love from white, and just the heart from red. Add red heart over corresponding white heart and adhere to front of card. Add small red hearts.

for the products featured on the card above

51-485 Hearts Around
51-489 Heart Charms
51-493 Heart Balloons
51-494 Love & Miss You

Design details: White emboss background stamp onto Antique Gray card stock cut to 5-1/4″ x 4″, sponge open areas with Hickory Smoke Distress Ink. Adhere to card base. Cut letters, script “you” and heart locket from red card stock and adhere to front. Add small hearts.

for the products featured on the card above

51-487 Love Train
51-494 Love & Miss You
51-489 Heart Charms
40-290 Poppy Pattern

Design details: Ink floral heart with Hickory Smoke Distress Ink and stamp onto 2-1/2 X 5-1/2″ Neenah Antique Gray card stock, adhere to white card base. Score double lines on either side. White emboss sentiment onto vellum cut slightly narrower than gray card stock. Add hearts and glue to front using small dots of glue behind white letters and large heart. 

for the products featured on the card above

30-525 Words Sweet
51-485 Hearts Around
30-522 Love In Bloom

Many thanks to Sherry for highlighting the stamps and dies from our Happy Heart Day collection with this unique set of cards.

And before you go, don’t forget to follow us on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube for even more inspiration.

 

9 Comments leave one →
  1. January 28, 2019 8:19 am

    The second one is my best! Absoulutelly fabulous!

  2. Donna Whitten permalink
    January 28, 2019 8:34 am

    Wow! Love your elegant cards! Thanks for sharing.

  3. barbara lassiter permalink
    January 28, 2019 8:54 am

    Love these.

  4. January 28, 2019 11:00 am

    Beautiful cards!

  5. Debbie Gaetz permalink
    January 28, 2019 12:28 pm

    you have made the color gray a most beautiful and elegant color for Valentine’s Day!

  6. Debbie P permalink
    January 28, 2019 2:53 pm

    Beautiful cards,love the .

  7. January 28, 2019 8:36 pm

    Great work, sweet design and I love the color scheme!

  8. Pat H. permalink
    January 29, 2019 3:00 am

    Absolutely gorgeous creations, Sherry! I love the clean simplicity & the muted colors! Great designs!

  9. January 29, 2019 2:58 pm

    These are so beautiful and elegant!! I just LOVE the colors you used!

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