Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Spellbinders Swallow and Heart Tutorial

Hello friends - welcome to the International Ambassadors Unofficial Blog Hop!  A BIG thank you to those who Hop along with us each month and left such lovely comments - it means so much! This month the theme is 'Valentines Day/Love'.  I hope you can hop along with us and see what each of the International Ambassadors has for you as we 'share the love!'

Spellbinders Product
Other : Liquid Glue;  Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L: E-Z Adhesive Runner, 3D Foam Squares; Imagine Crafts: Memento Ink in Summer Sky, Sponge Daubers, white card stock; Want2Scrap: 72 Count - White Pearls; Quick Quotes Scrapbooking Co: Farmhouse Collection

1. Cut/emboss one Swallow and Heart heart and banner using white card stock.
2. Cut/emboss one swallow using scrap of patterned paper.
3. Use the Die a a Stencil and sponge inside using Summer Sky ink and a sponge dauber.
4. Cut/emboss two Fairmont Labels using white cardstock.
5. Score one Fairmont Labels 1cm from the top and fold forward.
6. Adhere the second Fairmont Labels to form card base, making sure to line up patterned eadges.

7. Cut/emboss one Fairmont Labels using white cardstock.
8. Pop up the heart using 3D Foam Squares.
9. Remove the swallow from the die and lightly sand using a sanding block.
10. Cut/emboss four Amazing Paper Grace Swirl Bliss corners using white cardstock.
11. Pop up heart onto the small Fairmont Labels

12. Adhere patterned paper to the card base.
13. Glue corners on, overlapping each one onto the next.
14. Tie blue thread around the front of the card, securing with a bow.
15. Pop up the layered heart onto the layered card base.

16.  Pop up the dove onto the heart - slightly to the right, using 3D Foam Squares.
17. Adhere the banner across the lower portion of the heart.
18. Adhere white pearls across the banner.
19. Glue a mulberry paper rose to the bow.
20. Adhere White pearls around the filigree border.

Make sure you pop in and visit the other International Ambassadors - these girls are so talented - each one is picked to be an Ambassador for their country because they are seasoned designers and so inspiring, they also stand as talented designers in their own right - as you will see!!!  The list of International Ambassadors is below, in case you get lost along the way.

  Linda Lucas - Australia (you are here)
Yvonne van de Grijp - Netherlands
Christine Emberson - England

Take care friends - thank you for your comments and all of the support you give me - you make blogging such an amazing place to be!! Your encouragement is such a blessing for me - it makes my day! God bless you!
{{{Hugs}}} and happy crafting    


  1. Hi Linda, what a beautiful card it is gorgeous and love all the dies you have used.
    Nancyd xx

  2. Oh Linda this is stunning - love the soft blue you have used, and the gorgeous dies make for a beautiful card

  3. A beautiful card Linda, so much pretty detail to it, my kind of card...thank you for the tutorial...luv Ursula xx

  4. Beautiful card, love the dies. The blue is gorgeous, reminds you of the swallow jewellery that was around years ago.


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