Sunday, April 15, 2012

mend a broken heart (Tuesday Trigger)

Thought I was sitting this Tuesday Trigger out until we got a call this morning telling us that a friend is in the hospital after having a heart attack.  He's too young for that!

Wanted to make a card to go with a casserole I'll be taking to his family and opted for the colors and feel of the Moxie Fab Tuesday Trigger and the sketch at Hero Arts.


Immediately thought of a sketchy heart stamp I have to reproduce the "broken" heart, but when I pulled it out I discovered that it was way too big for this sketch.  Solved that problem by punching a heart out of a Post It, laying the negative onto a portion of the stamp, inking the stamp through the mask with Versamark and then stamping the "smaller" heart onto CS before heat embossing.

A heat embossed sentiment strip.  Some punched and die cut strips.  A rounded corner.  Easy enough for me.  Hope his recovery goes as smoothly.

Thanks for visiting (again) today.

Supplies Feel better soon:
Paper: CS American Crafts, Coredinations
Stamps: heart Posh Impressions, sentiment Hero Arts
Ink: Versamark
Tools: die MFT, border punch Fiskars, circle punch and corner rounder EKS, embossing powder Rayher and Zing


suzARTe said...

This really is a lovely colour combo and your card is just lovely :)

yyam said...

Such a sweet card! Great interpretation of the trigger colours! :)

M said...

This is lovely, and easily the most original take on the Tuesday Trigger that I've seen so far! M x

Cath said...

Hey Maria! Thanks for linking this up to this week's Tuesday Trigger in the Moxie Fab World! I'm so glad you joined in on all the fun! :)

Colleen Dietrich said...

So sorry for your friend, Maria. You've cleverly worked his ailment into the design of your card, and I {heart} it. :) (sorry for the bad pun)

Jenny said...

This is such a different take on the photo Maria and so fitting for the occasion, hope he recovers quickly :0)
Jenny x

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