Pals Blog Hop – Art From the Heart

Welcome to the Pals’ Blog Hop! We’re so glad you’re here because this month’s theme is “Art from the Heart” and we think you’re going to love it! You may be starting the hop here or coming from a previous Pal’s blog. Either way, you’ve come to the right place. You’ll find the full line-up below to help you “hop” along from Pal to Pal.
Today I have a Tropical Slider Valentine’s Day Card to share. I always try to make my husband a card that is going to surprise and wow him in some way so I knew that I just had to come up with something amazing for him. He’s actually very spoiled now because anytime I show him a “normal” card, he thinks it’s too plain and boring…I’ve created a monster! 
Here is what the front looks like before you pull the tab to open it…
And here is a close-up of the front once it is open…
I really like how this turned out. I had a few different backgrounds that I tried before this one, but they just didn’t seem right. As you can see I used the debossed image (where it looks like the leaves are sunken in instead of raised up) from the Layered Leaves 3D Embossing Folder (Item# 152321). I really like it. 
To create the heart border I used the Heart Punch Pack (Item# 151292) and punched out a scalloped heart in Flirty Flamingo Cardstock and then put the scalloped heart in the plain heart punch to punch out the center heart. I love how the scalloped heart border adds a nice finishing touch.
How Do You Make It? Click HERE to see the full PDF instructions. Don’t forget to scroll at the way to the end of this post to see the complete product showcase. You can click on each product to shop them in my store and see additional details.

More inspiration awaits! Use the Blog Hop Line-up below to visit the rest of this month’s Design Team. My fellow Pals are excited to show you what they’ve created! Mark your calendars for Wednesday, March 11th, for our “Critter Card” blog hop when our Design Team showcase projects with animals, birds, butterflies or insects. Don’t miss the fun! 

Pals Blog Hop Line-Up
  1. Mary Fish at Stampin’ Pretty
  2. Wendy Klein at Doggone Delightful Stampin’
  3. Lisa Ann Bernard at Queen B Creations
  4. Beth McCullough at Stamping Mom
  5. Lori Pinto at LollyPop Paper and Ink
  6. Sue Jackson at Just Peachy Stamping
  7. Peggy Noe at Pretty Paper Cards
  8. Rae Harper Burnet at Wild West Paper Arts
  9. Mary Hanson at Up North Stampin’
  10. Lynn Kolcun at Avery’s Owlery
  11. Stesha Bloodhart at Stampin’ Hoot!
  12. Katy McGloin at Just Fun Stamping
  13. Tricia Chuba at ButterDish Designs
  14. Debbie Mageed at Secrets to Stamping
  15. Leah O’Brien at Ink, Paper, Stamps, Oh My!
  16. Jackie Beers at Blue Line Stamping
  17. Pamela Sadler at Stampin Pink Rose
  18. Jen Roque at Stamp Camp with Jen <<<You are HERE!
  19. Jennifer Michalski at Stamping Serenity
  20. Su Mohr at Aromas And Art

18 thoughts on “Pals Blog Hop – Art From the Heart”

  1. What a great card! You might think your husband's a monster but I think he's great to encourage you to continue making such creative cards like this one! Thank him for me!!

  2. I just love the meerkats, and really like the way you've combined them with the tropical DSP and the leaves embossing folder. TYFS!


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