When I first saw the Music From My Heart Stamp Set I knew it would end up on my order. There’s a combination of lovely sentiments and clever imagery with hearts forming an integral part of the designs. For the more musical among us there’s even the opportunity to create actual music using the five lines and selection of music notes. For today’s project though I kept it very simple.
MUSIC FROM MY HEART
I started this project using my Paper Trimmer to cut and score a piece of Thick Very Vanilla Card. Then I folded it along the scored line and sharpened the crease with a Bone Folder to make my card base.
Next I turned to the pretty script design in the Parisian Blossoms 12″ x 12″ Specialty Designer Series Paper (DSP). First I cut a piece 2-3/4″ x 5-1/2″ and glued it to the front of the card using Multipurpose Liquid Glue (Tombow). Then I found a 1/4″ strip of Cherry Cobbler Card and added that along the bottom edge of the DSP.
After that I stamped the “you’re the music in my heart” sentiment in the space at the bottom right corner of the card using Cherry Cobbler ink. This was a risk, but as the stamp set is clear photopolymer I was able to get the placement just right.
TIP – If the sentiment had gone wrong, I would have stamped it onto a separate 1-1/4″ strip of Very Vanilla Card and glued that over the top.
For my focal point I chose the grand piano image and stamped it onto Thick Very Vanilla Card using the Cherry Cobbler ink. Then I cut it out using the #3 square die from the Stitched Shapes Dies (counting from the smallest up).
With the piece cut I then added it to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.
To complete this project I decided to go back to the Parisian Blossoms DSP. The design is so pretty with a Petal Pink background and ‘amour bonjour merci paris’ repeated across it in champagne foil.
First I cut a 3/4″ strip and glued it along the bottom edge of a Very Vanilla Card layer. Then I fixed the layer to the inside of the card base.
Finally I cut another piece of the DSP and glued it to the flap of a Very Vanilla Medium Envelope. Once I’d trimmed the DSP with my Paper Snips using the edge of the flap as a guide, I was done.
Quick, easy and elegant, that’s music to the ears of any papercrafter in a hurry, don’t you think?