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Will you be my Valentine?

Hi, Jess here!




Vintage Valentine's are the best. The have awesome graphics and super sweet sentiments.  I used an image from the With My Love sheet.  I blew this one image up and printed it on a heavy card stock. (OR YOU CAN ORDER YOURS PRINTED) Once it was fussy cut, I used a very fine silver glitter to pick up some highlights. (WINK OF STELLA)



I had some small heart stickers with sentiments (OR YOU CAN ORDER STICKERS)   that matched this little guy perfectly.  I used a memo pin and glued them together using my hot glue gun.  (or you can use a sturdy cocktail pick)


 I poked the pin through the card stock so he appears to be holding the pin.

I made a GIANT crepe paper flower.  I used the same technique is showed you how to do here.

I needed to make my guy pop off the flower, so in came the mountain of foam tape.  I cut a ton of tape and just kept stacking it until I had enough to reach the top of the flower.  I attached my guy using a bit of hot glue to keep him stable.
Now the flower is made on a giant glue dot, to adhere the flower to my bingo card I just used the glue dot.  Topped him off with a pearl stick pin.

This snazzy little guy is showing off with a BINGO card for more fun.  (SEE OUR VINTAGE BINGO CARDS HERE)


I hope you enjoyed and have a Happy Valentines!
Jess



Comments

  1. quite clever and fun - and very attractive!

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  2. Love the dimensionality of it. Cute little guy.

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  3. One of my favorite Valentine images to use! Love how you used the silver to out line the hearts.

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  4. Such a sweet little guy!!! Love the crepe paper, it really makes for the old time feel! Great project Jess.

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  5. Love this project. It is quite different and I always love dimension!!!

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