The Heart’s The Thing… RCC58 – PDCC 137

I have had the most beautiful die for months and never managed to use it.  Today just had to be the day for the die cut to go on a card.  I love really intricate and finely detailed dies but they can be a problem where glue is concerned so, sometimes, I just opt for something not quite so labor intensive

I saw a tutorial recently that gave me the answer to the problem and I started thinking about all the finely detailed dies I have, how I hardly ever use them and how I wanted to use them.  So, here it is for you to see.

I like to keep some of my cards free of sentiments.  A heart can say so many things…  why limit oneself when it comes to a loving gesture?

There are two challenges today that helped define this card.  The Ribbon Carousel Blog ( which required that one use a metal object on the card and The Play Date Cafe ( which designates a color palette to follow.  This week it was black and white with a touch of marine blue.

Supplies used were papers from The Paper Company and Shabby Chic (Michael’s Dollar Bin Pack); ribbon, string and charms from Hobby Lobby; the La Rue Heart Die from Memory Box.  Glue, glue eraser, foam dimensionals, crystal topped pins, my Xeron machine and my Fiskars paper-cutter were used as well.

So, let me hear from you!  I love it when you comment on my creations and I appreciate your attention and support.  Blessings and Hugs, Ya’ll…!

About Charlotte Zweigoron

Married, retired, never been so busy..! One of my most prized possessions is my very own craft room! And, actually, all the rest of our home is built around that craft room. Originally from Cincinnati, Ohio. I have been living in Georgia for over thirty-five years after a four year stint in Chicago. Crafting, reading and playing Mah Jongg with our circle of friends are my favorite activities right after spending time with my four grandchildren and four great-grandsons. Two of my three grown daughters and one of my two grandgirls live right across the yard from my husband and I. The youngest daughter, her husband, and our grandpups live in our same town. I have been teaching a paper crafting class for over three years and the ladies in the group have become a second family. We are well and truly blessed with people and critters to love..!
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6 Responses to The Heart’s The Thing… RCC58 – PDCC 137

  1. Sharon says:

    I’m fascinated by the 3D-ness of it.

  2. Dana Braun says:

    Since I know nothing at all related to the art of card creation, couldn’t differentiate a die from a??????, I respond strictly by what your cards immediately say TO me and this one, especially in juxtaposition to the beautiful silhouettes of you and Doug, says LOVE.

  3. Jinny Newlin says:

    What a beautiful, romantic creation! LOVE all the scroll work! Thanks so much for playing along with us this week at The Play Date Cafe!

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