Welcome to my blog. I’m Sara Levin the artful inker. Today, our theme is Love is in the Air.Valentines Day, Weddings, Anniversaries…if it’s love we’ve got it. Let’s take a look at my Lift Me Up for Creation Station Blog Hop Love is in the Air creations.
Lift Me Up for Creation Station
Lift Me Up Card
My first creation is a card. I used Lift Me Up…but, I had a little fun with it.
Over my Basic Black base, I have a layer of Whisper White that’s been embossed with the new Hexagon Dynamic embossing folder.
Before embossing though, I used an image from Timeless Textures inked in Memento Black. It gives the perfect impression of a shadow!
Next, the large hot air balloon from Lift Me Up was inked with Versamark. Then it was stamped on Basic Black cardstock and heat embossed in Gold.
Using the dies from Up & Away I cut out the hot air balloon and the Red Glimmer Paper heart bottle stopper.
Then I used the Labeler Alphabet and Memento Black ink to stamp the sentiment on Whisper White before cutting it out by hand.
In the lower left corner are three tiny Gold Glimmer Paper hearts left from the project below.
And to finish the inside of the card, I used a piece of Whisper White and three more Gold Glimmer Paper hearts.
Lift Me Up Window Box
For my next project, I created a box — I love making 3D items and couldn’t wait to use the new Window Box Thinlits!
To start, I cut my box from Basic Black cardstock and adhered it together using Tear and Tape.
Then, to cut the decorative side panels from Gold Glimmer Paper I used an accent die from the Window Box Thinlits. These panels were adhered with Fast Fuse.
Tip: Peel the backing layer off of the Glimmer Paper and cut from the back side. This makes it both easier to cut and easier to adhere.
For the top of the box, I traced the hexagon die in the Window Box Thinlits. It’s just a bit smaller than the lid, which is perfect.
To the hexagon piece, I added a heart made from the small hot air balloon in Lift Me Up. It was inked with Versamark and heat embossed in Gold on Basic Black. Then I used my Paper Snips to freehand cut it into a heart shape.
The little Gold Glimmer Paper hearts for the border are more of the leftovers from the die cut panels on the side of the box. They were adhered with the Fine Tip Glue Pen.
Using Fast Fuse, I adhered Gold Natural Trim to Very Vanilla Lace Trim. Then using the Fast Fuse again, I ran a line of adhesive across the bottom and the top of the box. Carefully place the ribbon along these lines of adhesive so that you’ve got enough at each end to tie a bow. To finish the bow, I tucked in a bit of Gold Sequin Trim.
After tying the bow, I added the hexagon piece to the top of the box using Dimensionals. Be sure to use enough Dimensionals so this layer isn’t saggy but do not block the center channel.
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