Wednesday’s Card: Pocket Full of Hearts

Pocket Full of Hearts

Happy Wednesday!

I went on a scrapbooking retreat this past weekend – so fun!! I completed 44 pages. It was so nice to just focus on being creative and not have to worry about cooking, cleaning, being a referee to kid fights, etc. I mean, I totally missed the kids, but it was nice to have a little break.

Anyway… today’s card has an envelope on the front that I created using a hand-made template. OK, so my template is really crooked and off – not very good. I had to fix it after cutting it (you’ll see in the video). So, what I would recommend is that you buy the Sizzix die that will create this envelope for you – it is now on my list! There are so many uses – you could have a birthday surprise inside, butterflies flying out, etc. I”ll have to do some of that after I buy the die.

And speaking of buying stuff… Stampin’ Up!’s Sale-A-Bration started yesterday!! Free stuff for every $50 you spend. Check it out HERE!

The inside of the card says, “Sending love your way”. I forgot to take a picture of it, but you see me stamping it in the video.

Have a great week!

Song: Clocks by Coldplay.

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Comments

  1. Nothing wrong with that envelope, and this card is stinkin’ cute! Guess I need that stamp set and punch.

  2. I saw this card on Pinterst and loved it! So, I had to copy it. I have you full credit however. Here’s my post: http://www.goodgollymsmollyblog.blogspot.com/2013/01/vintage-look-valentine.html

    Love your blog! You have a new follower….

  3. Love this card. Great to have video to go with. I found your site on Pinterest.

  4. Totally awesome video! TFS !

  5. Stephanie says:

    Hi I love your designs I wished I could watch your videos but youtube doesnt let me is there a way I could see it someplace else cause of the audio I cant see it :(

    • Darlene DeVries says:

      Hi Stephanie, I used to use music in the background of my videos (this video is one of them), so some of them got blocked in countries outside the US. I stopped using the music a long time ago, so only the very old ones cannot be seen. You should be able to see all of the current videos. I posted some of the old ones with audio problems here: http://www.youtube.com/darlene003more. Unfortunately, this video is not one of them. Sorry about that!

  6. Hi Darlene,

    Regarding Pocket Full of Hearts (originally posed 1/25/11) when I try to play your video, it says content blocked due to EMI copyright violation – assuming because of using Coldplay Clocks as the background musci. I would love to see this video – perhaps you could remove the music?

    Thanks for posting these every week. You are an amazing (and inspiring) artist!

    Val

    • Darlene DeVries says:

      @Val – I think YouTube must have just recently blocked that video because it wasn’t blocked before. I used to post my blocked videos here: http://www.youtube.com/darlene003more

      In the last year or so, I have not used popular/rights-protected music, so I haven’t had to deal with the issue anymore (thank goodness!). It’s a time consuming process to pull out the audio track and re-render it and upload again. If I get some extra time at some point, I will do it. I’m so sorry you are not able to see it. :(

  7. I found this wonderful card and your blog through pinterest! Love this! The pocket full of hearts is so sweet! I used this as an inspiration piece for a card I made. I will be posting it on my blog early next week! Thanks for sharing!

  8. LOVE it! I just made a version, myself, for a wedding!

  9. I made this card and was very beautiful, I used other alternatives. thanks for sharing. The card is in my blog, hows your credits.

  10. I love your card! I’m wondering if you would be willing to give me the measurements for your “pocket”. I’d love to case it. Thanks very much.

    • Darlene DeVries says:

      Kim: The envelope is a square 2 1/8″. The front flap is 1 3/8″ high, and the sides come in 1/2″. The top fold-over flap isn’t visible, but it’s about 1 inch so that you have something to adhere the hearts to. Good luck!

  11. Wow, this card is beautiful! I definitely want to make it and am planning to buy some supplies. I had a question. I noticed that the paper punch you had looked different from the one on the Stampin Up website. Did Stampin Up change the look of their punches? I want to make sure that the heart stamps and the paper punch are the same size before I make that investment. Also, where did you get the “sending love your way” stamp? I love this card so much and can’t wait to try it!

  12. I am in love with this card! I love this idea and think I’m going to steal it! And I love Coldplay. I thought it was quite dramatic in the video when you took out the heart punch, I thought for sure you were going to cut all those little hearts out by hand! :)

  13. Nadine Dunker says:

    really cute card

  14. This is so sweet.. that cute little envelope full of all of those adorable little hearts :) and the postmarked background is perfect..you make a beautiful video;)

  15. I just love all these hearts….too cute! TFS.

  16. Love your card…what fun to have an envelope full of hearts!

  17. Darlene, another winner! Thanks for the inspiration! That envelope has endless possibilities!

  18. charlotte borer says:

    I am so impressed by this absolutely sweet card!
    ITS A MASTERPIECE! Full of Love!
    So amazing!!!

  19. Karen (from Canada) says:

    great card darlene! gives me the idea to make something similar using patterned paper instead of stamps and ink! thanx for the inspiration!:)

  20. Oh, I love, love, love this card! I hope you don’t mind, but I will definitely be using this idea. :) Love it.

  21. Gorgeous! This card turned out so darn cute. One of my favorites, for sure!

  22. I love this card. And I really enjoyed the video too! Great music. This card is so cozy and perfect for a special valentine!!!

  23. Love the card. Great idea using the envelope. I’ll be casing this card. Love your choice of music too.

  24. Lisa Fennewald says:

    This is so cute! I love your color choices as well.

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