Monday, February 20, 2017

Hello Lovely

This week, Color My Heart's challenge uses the colors from the "Hello Lovely" paper pack by CTMH.  Heart2Heart featured the same paper a couple weeks ago, so I'm entering this card in both.

This was really easy to do. I cut the floral overlay from Artfully Sent Cricut cartridge, laid it on my card base at a wonky angle, turned the card over and drew pencil lines along the back where the overlay hung over the edge of the card base, and cut it to size. I then backed it with Hello Lovely paper and glued the whole thing to my card base. I attached a Blush Shimmer Ribbon bow, and DONE!

One of the great things in Design Space is the "Set Canvas" feature. I set my canvas as a card, then stretched and tilted my overlay until I liked the amount of space it took up on the card.  The overlay piece ended up being 6.29H x 4.19W.  The only other trick I used was to "Ungroup" the overlay image (the original image comes with two layers, the floral and a solid backing) and delete the solid piece. You could cut your background (in this case, the Hello Lovely paper) using the Cricut, but that wastes too much paper for me.  I'm okay with wasting the white paper (floral overlay), but I'm hoarding the Hello Lovely paper.

I really love this card. I have a feeling it will be mass produced as it can be used for just about any long as it's going to a woman.  Somehow, I don't think a man would be quite as in love with this. LOL!

Until next time,


  1. I love this card! Great overlay idea, I will need to try it. Thanks for sharing with us at Heart2Heart!

  2. I have a love/hate relationship with my Cricut but I must admit that this card is simply stunning! Wowzers!

  3. I really love this card too! Thanks for sharing at the Color My Heart Color Dare.

  4. Becca, love the cricut cut and how you angled it with the design paper peeking out...CAS and beautiful card....and the bow for a final touch. Thanks for sharing with us at Heart2Heart, and please join us in other February challenges.

  5. Saw your card on Heart2Heart and just reiterating how beautiful your card the angle of the diecut. Thanks for sharing this with Color Dare as well.

  6. Great card! I really like the way you chose to angle your papers. Thank you for joining us this week at Color My Heart.

  7. I love your card layout--so interesting! Thanks so much for playing along with us at the Color Dare blog again.
    :) Marie

  8. I love that overlay, so pretty. Did not even realize that one was on there, I love it! Thanks for playing along with H2H!

    Brandi R.
    H2H DT member

  9. stunning! Thank you for playing along at Heart2Heart Blog! ~ DT Jen


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