Oh, yes. I mentioned a tutorial. I'm going to share with you a little bit about how I made this card. I started with a plain sheet of white cardstock, cut it in half, and then folded the half in half (is that confusing? I hope not). I embossed the hearts in three different colors of embossing powder. That's right, three. Here are the colors I chose:
I don't like to freehand things if I can help it,but I didn't have a stamp that big. What to do? I made a heart shaped template that I was happy with and then traced around the edges with my handy dandy Versamark pen/marker. On a side note, a tip for creating a symmetrical heart: fold a piece of paper in half and then cut half of your heart on the fold. When you open it back up, both sides will be the same.
Once all that embossing was done, I created my "Linked By Love" sentiment piece. The sentiment is a stamp that I got at Hobby Lobby eons ago. I stamped that in red on white cardstock and then cut a piece of red cardstock that was about 1/2 an inch "longer" than it would need to be if I were just wanting to create a small border. This gave me room for the brads at the bottom.
I love using brads lately. They can add detail and a little pizzazz. Love 'em!
Here's a little hint about using brads. After you get them folded down in the back, pound them down a little with a little hammer (or something heavy).
Then instead of this...
...you'll have this...
...which makes it a lot easier to fasten your piece down.
Once I got the "Linked By Love" piece together I fastened it to the front of the card. I added the inner sentiment.
Voila! The card is now complete. I'd love to hear what you think of my card. Please feel free to leave comments and/or ask questions and don't forget to stop by my new Etsy shop!