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Key to My Heart

key to my heart


My card was inspired by a song by Jessica Jarrell called Key to My Heart. The song was featured in the Jennifer Lopez movie The Back Up Plan.

My son James asked me to make a card for him to give his girlfriend. He bought her chocolates, flowers and a Beta fish, so I guess he was trying to conserve funds by getting a card for free. His only stipulation is that it not be too mushy because, Maya is not a mushy card kind of girl.

The heart is colored with Tim Holtz distress inks, (Worn Lipstick and Wild Honey) and I ran it through my Big Shot in an embossing folder from The Paper Studio. I knew that I wanted to have a keyhole in the middle of my heart. Although I shopped around, I couldn’t find a keyhole punch anywhere, so created a keyhole using a small circle punch and my craft knife.

For the background paper I used the envelope from a Tiffany’s catalog that I got in the mail a few weeks ago. The catalog is filled with this gorgeous paper that has a celestial theme featuring soft blues, golden clouds, stars and zodiac symbols in gold. I am going to put that catalog to good use! I added a final touch to the Tiffany’s paper by spraying it with my blue spritz.

I will be entering this card into the Cas-ual Fridays: Love Song Challenge and I will be sharing it on the blog too.



Happy Stamping,


Heavenly Hearts

Hot Air Balloon Card


I created a clean and simple Valentine on a long and tall card. My favorite part of this card is the red, white and black theme! It’s such a class look for Valentine’s Day. One little heart got a bit smudged but, I hope it isn’t too noticeable.

For the balloon and sentiment I used my Inspirational Lift  set by Inkadinkado. For the little heart I used a set that I no longer know the name of because I switched it out of it’s original packaging and into a Ziploc baggie about a year ago. The set  has dozens of individual words and a few shapes too but I never seem to pull it out much anymore.

I am entering this card into the Casual Friday’s Long and Short Challenge  and also into the  A Blog Named Hero Golden Oldie challenge too.



Happy Stamping,


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