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Second card using SSS February 2016 card kit

Hi friends, today I have my second card using this month’s card kit by SSS. In my last card with this kit, I used the negative space of my heart die cut for the window shaker. I used the heart (the positive piece) itself for today’s card. This piece was cut using the largest die from MFT’s stitched hearts stax dies.

Card using SSS Feb 2016 card kit

I started by stamping the sentiment in black ink and heat embossing it with clear embossing powder on the heart die cut.

I mounted the heart itself with foam tape on a tone-on-tone card base. This card base came from one of StampinUp!’s paper pumpkin kits. I love how the tone-on-tone on this card front adds a little something extra to the design. I think it will be great to prep some card bases with designs like these and have them on hand. What say?

Next I fussy cut a few flowers from one of the patterned papers in the kit and tucked them around the heart. I also used a couple foam squares to lift some of the flowers up. Finally I added a few heart sequins (also from the kit) for embellishment.

Card using SSS Feb 2016 card kit

Easy, peasy, lemon squeezy, right?

Would you like to create something like this? If so, I’d encourage you to give the Simon Says Stamp monthly card kit a try. With matching patterned papers and cardstock, stamps and some die / embellishments, this kit takes the guess work out of finding the right supplies to make cards or paper projects. It also comes with six card ideas using the kit and you can also find tons of more inspiration on various blogs.

You can subscribe to this (no obligation) card kit of the month program for $24.95 plus shipping and handling. Kits can also be purchased individually at Simon Says Stamp store for $29.95 plus Shipping and Handling. And you can also buy many of the elements of the kit separately. Clicking here takes you directly to this March edition of the kit and the supplies list below has links to individual items.

Supplies List

For your convenience, I am sharing links to the supplies I’ve used for these cards – click on the picture or link to go directly to the product. Wherever available, I have used affiliate links, which means when you make a purchase, I receive a small commission (at no extra cost to you) which I use to run this blog. I truly appreciate your support!

Hope you are enjoying these card ideas. Please do let me know if there’s anything in particular you’d like to see me try.

Hugs, ~Varada

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