Valen­tine’s cards

Papercraft Inspirations - - OCCASIONS - De­signed by Nicole Haupka

Your Valen­tine will be de­lighted with a home­made card

Ba­sic card kit, plus * Sim­ple Sto­ries 6x6in pa­per pad – Sun­shine & Hap­pi­ness * Lawn Fawn 6x6in pa­per pad – Let’s Polka in the Meadow

* Die-nam­ics Stitched Mini Scal­lop Rect­an­gles STAX * Pa­per Smooches dies – Fo­liage 1 * Avery Elle stamps – Love Notes

* Fab­u­lous Flamingo stamp & die set, from Seven Hills Crafts * Xcut Heart Nest­ing die set, from docrafts * Ver­saColor ink pads in Orchid & Opera Pink * Dis­tress ink pads in Spiced Mar­malade & Wild Honey, from Craft Chest * Ver­saFine ink pad in Onyx Black, from Hob­by­craft * Die-cut­ting ma­chine * Glossy Ac­cents 1 Cover the front of the card with kraft card. Trim a 14.2x10cm piece of stripy pa­per. Die-cut a scal­loped rect­an­gle and at­tach to the card as shown. 2 Cut a 10.5x8.8cm piece of white card and re­move a 6.5cm square in the cen­tre. Re­peat twice and stack the lay­ers on top of each other. Stamp the sen­ti­ment and a heart on the wide strip. 3 Blend orange inks to­gether on a white piece of card and die-cut four hearts. Ap­ply glossy ac­cents to the smaller hearts and leave to dry. Cut a square of blue pa­per and place the big heart in the cen­tre. Add stamped and die-cut flamin­gos. 4 Mount the ‘po­laroid’ onto the flamin­gos and ad­here to the card front. Place the small hearts around it. 5 Die-cut leaves and ar­range them in the up­per right cor­ner.

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