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Thu 07

Happy Together
by Jenny Griffiths

Hello Crafty Friends and welcome to day four of the Memory Box Blog Blitz featuring the newest designs from the 2016 Collection.  You'll find this collection is filled with inspiration from beautiful hearts to Spring florals and Easter dies and stamps.

Today, it's the beautiful Bundled Heart and Floral Breeze dies in the spotlight.  I love its peek-a-boo possibilities! 
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Create the background on this card by die cutting the Floral Breeze die into a lavender colored panel.  Die cut again into pink, white and purple papers, retaining cut outs to piece into the lavender layer.  Set aside.

Paint pigment powders onto watercolor paper for the layer behind Bundled Heart.   After watercolors have dried, die cut the largest heart in Glorious Heart, layer a white Bundled Heart die cut and attach to lavender background.

Water Color Background

 Dye white seam binding by dabbing into left over watercolor pigment and crumple into  a ball--let dry then fashion into a bow.  Attach to the heart with a glue dot or other strong adhesive.

The sentiment, "happy together" came from using parts of phrases from the Poppystamps Into the Woods clear set.  I'm always looking at my clear sets for different word combinations to use on cards.

Happy Together detail-JGriffiths

Lastly, add a few sequins to the front of the card and adhere a top-fold purple note card to the finished panel.

It's been a delight working with this new collection, hearts and flowers are my favorite!

Thank you for stopping by today, be sure to add your comment to this post -  you may be a winner of the beautiful Bundle Heart die!   The entry deadline is 11:59 PM EST this Sunday, January 10th.  Winners this week will be announced on the Outside the Box blog on Tuesday, January 12.



Such a pretty die cut with the water colour behind it. Beautiful!

I love that multicolored background showing through the heart die! Beautiful new releases

So pretty, Jenny. Love your color choices and the heart is lovely.

Love the colors, it really makes the heart pop! Thanks so much for sharing. Blessings, Lisa

Beautiful card!

Like the die and the background with all your helpful directions.

Very pretty heart! Love them colours too.

What a fun way to make that heart die even prettier! I love all the ideas for using these new dies and am feeling so inspired!

Love how the colors show thru the die

I really like the variegated colors showing through this die. Very nice!

Thanks for sharing such a beautiful card!

Great die and love that ribbon!

Love the watercoloring behind the beautiful hearts die, gorgeous card!


Totally inspiring!

Lovely card and lovely idea!

Love that die and the water color background is perfect!

Beautiful card, love the watercolor in the background.

BEAUTIFUL! Your watercolor technique is fabulous!

This is a beautiful die and such a pretty card using it!

This is gorgeous Valentine card and would also make a neat color coordinated wedding card for some lucky couple's wedding.

beautiful card! Love the gorgeous watercoloring behind that awesome heart die!

Love this pretty color combo and how you used that beautiful Bundle Heart die! Lovely card!

I love the new heart die & how you used it here--gorgeous!

Love the card and how you did the background

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